From France to Syria, from Mongolia to Nigeria, from Brazil to Benin to the Solomon Islands: the Te Deum of the Church for the past year
World - 2017
"We think we possess things forever. Instead, they are given to us." From November's Traces, we offer here the story of Mireille and Victorien, a married couple in Yaoundé, Cameroon, whose letter was quoted during the Beginning Day of CL.
In a country devastated by war, young men choose to follow Christ. Over the years, we have followed the story of a Bangui monastery turned refugee camp. Despite the ongoing conflict, something flourishes in the “periphery of the periphery of the world.”
The story of the Tamras family: the night of the attack, the imprisonment, and the faith of three kids together with their father and grandfather while their mother negotiated with one of the militants.
"If we look at the Crucifix, we understand that even in suffering there is a meaning, despite the fact that we might not know it." Pope Francis met with middle school kids of the Knights in the Paul VI Hall, Vatican.
She was arrested, tortured, and sent to Siberia. The accusation? Having spread news about the Church in Lithuania. And yet, Nijole Saunaite speaks of her jailers as “my KGB brothers and sisters...”