Comboni Press News

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Lunedì 29 maggio 2017
“Saluto i Missionari Comboniani che festeggiano 150 anni di fondazione”, ha espresso ieri papa Francesco rivolgendosi ai pellegrini in piazza San Pietro dopo la recita del Regina Caeli. Jorge Bergoglio ha ricordato anche i recenti atti di “feroce violenza” in Egitto e a Manchester. “Il [...]
Lunes, 29 de mayo 2017
“Para los pueblos indígenas, campesinos y rurales, la tierra y el territorio son más que trabajo y alimento: son también cultura, comunidad, historia, ancestros, sueños, futuro, vida y madre”, pronunciamiento de MODEVITE, municipio de Tenejapa, Diócesis de San Cristóbal [...]
Sabato 27 maggio 2017
I missionari comboniani che operano nella comunicazione mediale in Europa – Portogallo, Spagna, Italia, Regno Unito (London Province) e Polonia –, insieme a laici collaboratori e collaboratrici, 26 in totale, si sono ritrovati dal 23 al 25 maggio 2017, a Madrid, presso la casa provinciale dei comboniani di Spagna. [...]
Friday, May 19, 2017
Fr Gabriele Ferrari underlines the perspectives of mission as stated in the Encyclical letter of Pope Francis Evangelii Gaudium. The author points out some features of a “Church which goes forth” described by the Pope, such as personal testimony - as the Pontiff says, “the Church grows not for proselytizing, [...]
Friday, May 26, 2017
The Comboni missionaries of South Sudan have composed a Hymn for the 150th anniversary (1867-2017) of the Foundation of Comboni Institute. “It is a simple sign of celebration from our land – said Fr. Guido Oliana, one of the principal promoters of the initiative –. We have recorded it with our poor means. [...]
Friday, May 26, 2017
“I would like to reflect with you on the 150th anniversary of the founding of the institute, seeking to understand, on the one hand, the reasons for the memory, why to remember, and, on the other hand, propose some objectives for our celebration; that is, for what reason to celebrate.” Thus begins the [...]
Venerdì 26 maggio 2017
Dopo due anni di noviziato, i giovani Marco António Coelho de Faria, del Brasile, José Jean Valverde Paredes, del Perù, José Valverde Arce Byron, della Costa Rica, e Roger Alexander Cerritos Abarca, di El Salvador, hanno fatto la prima professione il 13 maggio, a Città del Messico. [...]
Monday, May 22, 2017
For 65 years Fr. Colleoni Zaverio Maria Carlo has dedicated his life to the mission of the Catholic Church in the vision of St. Daniel Comboni. What a magnificent milestone. And, on top of that, Fr. Colleoni recently celebrated his 90th birthday. He is still very active in the Holy Cross Parish in Los Angeles, in the United [...]
Lunes, 22 de mayo 2017
El Hno. Joel Cruz Reyes, misionero comboniano mexicano, ha creado un nuevo sitio para facilitar y coordinar mejor las actividades de justicia, paz e integridad de la creación (JPIC), en México. “Para nuestro trabajo en el tema de Justicia y Paz – escribe el Hno Joel –, se ha creado este sitio. [...]
Monday, May 22, 2017
The Asia Delegation Assembly took place from May 8 to 13 and for the first time in Taiwan, as if to span the size of our Asian reality. Twice before it was held in Macau (2001 and 2011) and all the other years in the Philippines. The past was analyzed by means of the reports of the different sectors: Evangelization, [...]
Monday, May 22, 2017
After having produced 11 reflections on the “Models that Inspire the Community in the Rule of Life” – click here to see them – Fr. Carmelo Casile, an Italian Comboni Missionary offers us two new ones. In the first reflection, Fr. Carmelo delves deeply into the joy and the beauty of following the Lord [...]
Sabato 20 maggio 2017
Emergere dall'ombra grazie a una luce che viene accesa da una “comunità di ricerca” per rivelare il volto e la vita di tante donne del passato. Il convegno internazionale “La Bibbia e le donne: 500 anni di cambiamenti”, svoltosi a Roma all’inizio di maggio, ha acceso tante piccole [...]
Saturday, May 20, 2017
The 6th May 2017 was a great day for the comboni novitiate of Lusaka, Zambia. Twelve novices from 5 countries took their first vows: 4 from Kenya, 4 from Uganda, 2 from EGSD, 1 from Malawi and 1 from Ethiopia. One of them is a brother candidate from the hosting province. They have finished the novitiate and today they [...]
Friday, May 19, 2017
Father José Manuel García Oviedo, Comboni missionary, celebrated his 25th Anniversary as a Missionary priest at a Mass and celebration held in his honor on April 22, 2017 at Mary Queen of Heaven Church in Cicero, IL (USA). Father Sergio De La Torre and the parishioners of Mary Queen of Heaven put together the [...]
Venerdì 19 maggio 2017
Le circoscrizioni comboniane dell’Africa francofona hanno celebrato con gioia sabato 13 maggio, presso la parrocchia di Fidjrosse a Cotonou, in Benin, la prima professione religiosa di 16 novizi provenienti dalla Repubblica Democratica del Congo (10), Centrafrica (1), Ciad (1) e Togo (4). La celebrazione [...]
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The Catholic bishop of Bangassou, the Spanish Comboni missionary Juan José Aguirre Muñoz [in the picture], helped to intervene to allow a thousand Muslim faithful who had fled to the local mosque in Tokoyo to leave the place of worship safely. During the evacuation, gunshots were fired that hit and killed the [...]
Thursday, May 11, 2017
This year, Comboni Missionaries will celebrate the 150th year of their foundation. The celebration is about far more than an anniversary. It is also the occasion to revisit the new vision of Comboni and to detect its relevance at the beginning of the third millennium, an era of rocketing complexity and changes. It is to be [...]
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
This year, Comboni Missionaries celebrate the 150th year of the foundation of their institute. We have asked a Comboni Missionary from Africa what the meaning of this celebration for his continent is. The future is to invest in education. “Comboni was convinced – writes Fr. Raphael P'Mony Wokorach, Ugandan [...]
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
In the Comboni Institute there have been four closely connected events: the division (1923), the reunification and the new Rule of Life (1979) and the canonisation of Comboni (2003). One may well ask: what brought about the division? How did reunification come about? These few short pages may help to understand both events [...]
Sábado, 1 de Abril de 2017
Encontramo-nos num tempo favorável – escreve o P. José Luis Rodríguez López [na foto], superior da Província comboniana de Moçambique de 2010 a 2016 – para avaliar a nossa vida consagrada, sobretudo como apóstolos de Cristo e seguidores de São [...]
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