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Remembering Hiroshima

Brad Rozairo OMI — The “Ten Days for Peace” is the annual period of prayer held by the Church in Japan from August 6 to 15, to remember the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This was established by the … Continue reading

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2022 Ten Days of Prayer for Peace – ‘Peace is possible; peace is a duty’

A Message from the President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan This is a year in which peace has been violently trampled. The dignity of life is neglected and its protection has been shoved aside. We will enter our Ten … Continue reading

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War Against Children: ‘Children-friendly’ Gay Drag Shows – “unbelievable” (Part 11)

(This article is part of an ongoing series showing different adult obsessions in waging “War Against Children” by Fr. Jerry.) A recent scandal hit the news recently and highlighted a suppressed, unbelievable attack on our children by the gay community. The article “‘Child-friendly’ Drag Show … Continue reading

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War Against Children: Freezing Live Embryos – “human or not?” (Part 10)

(This article is part of an ongoing series showing adult obsession in waging “War Against Children” by Fr. Jerry.) Jerome Novotny OMI – It is so easy in life to lose sight of what’s most important. Our days are so busy that we often overlook problems … Continue reading

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Make peace not war

Brad Rozairo, OMI – These days as I follow the news about the Russian invasion of Ukraine, my mind goes back to Sri Lanka. The ethnic war which lasted for 26 years was a very frightening experience for many, especially for people … Continue reading

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Seen yet ignored

Brad Rozairo, OMI –In Japan, if you do not have power, money or are not successful, the society will look on you as if you are an “unwanted guest”. I do not think that anyone would want to be an unwanted guest, … Continue reading

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Is the devil real? Putin’s Illegal Invasion

Jerome Novotny, OMI – The humanitarian crisis in Ukraine is deepening as Russian illegal forces intensify their shelling; food, water, heat and medicine are growing increasingly scarce. More than two million refugees, including over a million children, have fled Ukraine. As Russia’s … Continue reading

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Is it really possible to love our enemies?

Jerome Novotny OMI – It has been about two months now since one of the great moral voices of the world has died – Archbishop Desmond Tutu. As the first black Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, he worked to bring an end to … Continue reading

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Message of his Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2022

“Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest,if we do not give up. So then, while we have the opportunity,let us do good to all” (Gal 6:9-10)

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Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the Thirtieth World Day of the Sick –

Dear brothers and sisters: Thirty years ago, Saint John Paul II instituted the World Day of the Sick to encourage the people of God, Catholic health institutions and civil society to be increasingly attentive to the sick and to those … Continue reading

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Mission Station – A Periphery Glance

Brad Rozairo OMI —  People living in places where there is no sign of a church or a convent often look for a priest or a nun to talk to. When they meet such a person, they are full of joy … Continue reading

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War Against Children: Child-Soldiers – “protect us” (Part 9)

(This article is part of an ongoing series showing adult obsession in waging “War Against Children” by Fr. Jerry.) Jerome Novotny, OMI – “Every child is a different kind of flower and all together make this world a beautiful garden.” (by unknown) One of … Continue reading

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