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  Christians and Muslims: Protecting Together the Places of Worship

May 04, 2020
This year’s message for the month of Ramadan and ‘Id al-Fitr by the Pontifical Council For Interreligious Dialogue reflects on the theme of respect to and protection of places of worship.
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  Season of Creation - 1 Sept to 4 Oct

Sep 03, 2019
Pope Francis invited the faithful to celebrate the Season of Creation. "It is a period of more intense prayer and action for the benefit of the common home and to feel in deep harmony with the men and women of goodwill who are protecting creation."
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  World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation - Season of Creation

Aug 30, 2019
The theme for this year's Season of Creation (Sept 1-Oct 4) is 'The Web of Life.' This theme was chosen as a gesture of solidarity with the Synod on the Amazon which will take place in Rome from October 6-27.
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  Sharing the pain

May 29, 2019
Then, as if on cue, waves of people began ambling over to the stand from the various entrances around the park. It was a very moving experience as we remembered and named the 50 people who had been murdered in the two mosques in Christchurch.
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  The Golden Rule and Harmony Day

Mar 21, 2019
The continuing message of Harmony Day is 'Everyone Belongs' and promotes inclusiveness and diversity. Promoting the Golden Rule has never been as important as now in light of the recent massacre in Christchurch New Zealand.
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  Columban Society Leader sends Letter of Solidarity to Muslim brothers and sisters in New Zealand

Mar 21, 2019
The Missionary Society of St. Columban condemns in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attacks which unfolded in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, March 15, 2019.
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  Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations Statement on the terrorist attacks in Christchurch

Mar 18, 2019
To Muslims I say, you are not “invaders” or “aliens”. You are not “other”. You are my sister and brother. You are family. You are citizens. You belong.
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  Travel in Pakistan can sometimes be a nightmare

Aug 30, 2018
Travel in Pakistan can sometimes be a nightmare. But occasionally these nightmares can be opportunities to experience the goodness of people here.
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  Kiwi columbans celebrate the centenary

Jul 30, 2018
St Columbans Mission Society in New Zealand celebrated the Centenary Mass on the 27 July 2018
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  A Christian Reflection on Ramadan

May 21, 2018
Although fasting in Ramadan is obligatory only for adult Muslims – there is no obligation on others, least of all on Christians...
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  Mission in a Muslim Country

Apr 16, 2018
Columbans here in Pakistan are extremely grateful for the support in many ways, both materially and spiritually, of our generous benefactors.
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  Columban at Commonwealth Games

Apr 11, 2018
Columban Missionary Fr Warren Kinne is one of the official chaplains at the Commonwealth Games taking place on the Gold Coast from April 4-15.
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  Urdu translation of a new short history of the Catholic Church

Mar 13, 2018
Book launch of the Urdu translation of A New Short History of the Catholic Church took place in Karachi on March 1 and in Rawalpindi on March 3.
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  Blessing of the Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations

Mar 07, 2018
The Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations (CCCMR) was officially blessed by Bishop Vincent Long, Bishop of Parramatta, on 28 February 2018.
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  There's a Kiwi in the house

Jun 30, 2017
Fr Dan has run marathons in under two and a half hours, but his most impressive skill is his energy for Columban Mission in Pakistan over the past three decades. He has truly entered into the life and culture of the country.
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  New Zealand land development project

Oct 04, 2016
Columban Fr Tom Rouse reports the following: “Construction of the main house as part of our NZ Columban Land Development project continues at a good pace.
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