Sisters on the Front Lines

Sisters on the Front Lines

By: Courtney Mares Sister Stan Mumuni dedicates her life to caring for abandoned children with birth defects in Ghana. When the Coronavirus pandemic spread to West Africa, she said that she ran to the market to buy soap and supplies, but the prices had already...
Supreme Witness: Father Remo Armani

Supreme Witness: Father Remo Armani

The Cross is part and parcel of every Christian vocation. For each Christian, the sharing in the Cross of Christ takes on a different form. For some, the identification with Christ’s sufferings reaches the point of giving their lives as in the case of those Comboni...
Water Pressure

Water Pressure

Virus Lays Additional Strain on Water Supply By: Kim Harrisberg and Lungelo Ndlovu Fifty people and their cattle share the only borehole in Gongu village in southwestern Zimbabwe, meaning frequent handwashing to fight the coronavirus is easier said than done. Across...
We Cannot Return to Normal

We Cannot Return to Normal

Comboni Missionary Alex Zanotelli Shares His Vision of a Post-COVID World Father Alex Zanotelli, mccj, has lived and worked in some of the most difficult places on earth. His current work in the slums of Naples (when I inquired about interviewing him there, I was told...
Supreme Witness: Father Egidio Ferracin

Supreme Witness: Father Egidio Ferracin

The Cross is part and parcel of every Christian vocation. For each Christian, the sharing in the Cross of Christ takes on a different form. For some, the identification with Christ’s sufferings reaches the point of giving their lives as in the case of those Comboni...
Hard Lessons

Hard Lessons

For Students without Brick-and-Mortar Buildings or Internet Access, School Is Closed, but Learning Goes On The pandemic has forced school closures in 191 countries. More than 1.5 billion students face shuttered schools.  Disparities in distance education are...