Month: April 2012

War Don Don

The Xaverian Missionaries have been working in Sierra Leone, West Africa since the early 1950’s. One of the most horrible times occurred during the war in Sierra Leone from 1991-2002. By 2002 some 50-200 thousand people were killed and a third of the country‚Äôs 6 million people were forced to...

XIV Provincial Chapter

XIV Provincial Chapter, a set on Flickr. The Xaverian Missionaries of the USA gathered in Bordentown, New Jersey to forge a new path for the next four years and to establish new leadership....

Global Issue and Challenge of Power and Abuse in the Church

The experience of abuse in the church, although grabbing headlines in the USA and Europe, is indeed a global issue that the Church world wide is grappling with. I wanted to share this short article of Fr. Kelly, SJ in Thailand and efforts underway in other places in the...

CHRISTIANS AND BUDDHISTS: INCREASING DIALOGUE THROUGH EDUCATION

As Catholics, our outreach, dialogue and cooperation with other faiths is crucial to our global mission. Here’s a story from the Vatican News Service on this… Made public today was the annual Message to Buddhists for the Feast of Vesakh, issued by the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue. The...
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