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  We Have Seen it All Before

Nov 05, 2008
Many missionaries and development workers are not surprised by the current global financial crisis. For many, it seems like a re-run of the 1970s and 1980s when banks lent money recklessly to the leaders of Third World countries and then demanded that the poor pay back the money many times over.
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  A Step Further Into China

Nov 05, 2008
On 2 October, 2008 the Columbans working in China took an historic decision for St Columbans Mission Society. They agreed with their General Council that now is the time to move ahead with a vocations program in China. It would be the first time the St Columban Mission Society launched such a program…
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  On the Border

Nov 05, 2008
All is not well and calm in Ciudad Juarez! There have been 820 drug-related murders this year in our fair city. A drug rehabilitation center was attacked by paid assassins last week, and nine people were executed. Just last Saturday fourteen people were massacred outside a bar just south of here.
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  My Chinese Parents

Nov 05, 2008
I lived with a local Catholic family for one month during my First Mission Assignment (FMA) in China. It took place after six months of studying Mandarin.
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  "Thank you", is only for Strangers

Oct 14, 2008
One of the areas of Chinese life that is difficult for Westerners to cope with is an apparent abruptness. People never say "Please" or "Thank you"; or so it seems. For a long time I fought a one man battle in shops and public places by insisting on saying, "Thank you" to all and sundry. I was always…
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  Stones And Tears

Sep 22, 2008
Victims of Peru’s civil war are remembered and hearts are consoled at a park dedication in Lima.

THE constant flow of tear-like drops of water from The Weeping Eye (El Ojo que Llora) stone sculpture brought forth many real tears from the crowd who gathered to dedicate a Lima park on August…


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