Month: May 2011

Father Vasco Milani Passes Away

Fr. Vasco is on the right with Archbishop Dolan and Fr. Zimmer at his lastdeparture from Milwaukee before he left for Brazil. On May 28 2011, Fr. Vasco Milani passed away from complications of a severe form of diabetes. He was 69 years old. He was a lhard working...

The First Grader

Here is a wonderful film from National Geographic that stretches hope across cultures and time. In a small, remote, mountaintop primary school in the Kenyan bush, hundreds of children are jostling for a chance for the free education newly promised by the Kenyan government. One applicant causes astonishment when he...

Faith Shared: Churches asked to share pulpits with Muslims

Religious and human rights activists are asking U.S. churches to invite Jewish and Muslim clergy to their sanctuaries to read from sacred texts next month in an initiative designed to counter anti-Muslim bigotry. The June 26 initiative, called “Faith Shared: Uniting in Prayer and Understanding,” is co-sponsored by the...

American Missionary Sister in the Sudan, Africa

Sister Cathy Arata began directing Solidarity’s Pastoral Services in March 2010 after having been selected unanimously for the position by the Solidarity’s Governing Board. Sister Cathy, a School Sister of Notre Dame (SSND), hails from New Jersey and Maryland.  A former missionary in El Salvador,  Sister Cathy has a...

The Church Must Not Renounce Her Missionary Role

Fr. Luigi Brioni, who has been living and working in Sierra Leone many yearss,shares God’s Word with the people in West Africa. At midday today the Holy Father received the participants in the General Assembly of the Pontifical Missionary Works, which reports to the Congregation for the Evangelisation of...

9/11: The Conversation We Never Had

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player As we approach the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, faith leaders reflect on the challenge of living with the deep ideological and religious differences that persist in our multi-denomination society. “You can’t have healing unless you have dialogue and unless you have engagement,” says Bishop...
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