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Throughout creation Thought for the day Published on 22 Jan 2020 The once-for-all action of God on Calvary is a continuous action throughout creation.  Gerard W Hughes SJ Image: three crosses on a hillside

The once-for-all action of God on Calvary is a continuous action throughout creation.

Gerard W Hughes SJ

Pope Francis: “The true worship of God is always expressed in love of one’s neighbour.”

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- Ranjeni Munusamy

Ranjeni Munusamy, Spotlight

Pope John XXIII wrote in 'Pacem in Terris' that a person "has a natural right to be respected", to a "good name", "to freedom in investigating the truth", "and — within the limits of the moral order and the common good — to freedom of speech and publication," "the freedom to pursue whatever profession he or she may choose", and “to be accurately informed about public events”. To further the rights proclaimed in the Pope's 1963 letter, spotlight.africa publishes this article by Ranjeni Munusamy.

The post Me, Myself and Ranjeni: The unbearable heaviness of being by Ranjeni Munusamy appeared first on spotlight.africa.

- Matthew Charlesworth SJ

In another prison? Migrants in Johannesburg

On Tuesday, 10 December 2019, in commemoration of the United Nation’s Human Rights Day, the Jesuit Institute South Africa, in collaboration with the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), premiered their new 21-minute documentary entitled “In Another Prison? Migrants in Johannesburg.” The documentary highlights the trauma that female migrants and refugees suffer on their journey to Johannesburg as a result of gender-based violence; a chilling reminder at the close of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. In the documentary, several […]

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