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- War Against Children: Freezing Live Embryos – “human or not?” (Part 10) May 19, 2022
- Make peace not war March 14, 2022
- Seen yet ignored March 10, 2022
- Is the devil real? Putin’s Illegal Invasion March 8, 2022
- Is it really possible to love our enemies? March 1, 2022
- Message of his Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2022 March 1, 2022
- Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the Thirtieth World Day of the Sick – February 3, 2022
- Mission Station – A Periphery Glance December 26, 2021
- War Against Children: Child-Soldiers – “protect us” (Part 9) December 21, 2021
- Message of His Holiness Pope Francis For The Fifth World Day of the Poor November 15, 2021
2019 OMI Japan/Korea Delegation
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Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee.Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integratinginternally displaced persons
Ahead of the 75th anniversary year of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Pope Francis visited both cities. At a solemn event at the Hiroshima Peace Park in November 2019, Francis declared the use of atomic energy for war to be … Continue reading
Jerome Novotny OMI – Recently, I read an article about the suffering of Sri Lankan tea workers and the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the country’s poorest people, the plantation workers face more hardships due to their low income. Their jobs have collapsed due … Continue reading
Bradly Rozairo OMI – When I was studying the Japanese language in Nagoya many years ago, I used to read the magazine “Hiragana Times” which helped me learn the language. Once when I was asked to give a presentation in the class, … Continue reading
On a recent Saturday in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district more than 100 people, many of them elderly men, stood close together in a long queue waiting for food hand-outs.
Jude Peirisulle OMI – Japan is one of many countries affected by COVID -19. The first major cluster of the virus was discovered on the Diamond Princess cruise ship which had arrived in Yokohama in early February. The cruiser was put in … Continue reading
Stephen Savarimuthu OMI – We are Oblates (Frs. Inui, Steve & Bro. Yagi) who form a community at Naruto in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Our Parish, St. Joseph, has a mission station in Anan. In order to prevent the spread of new coronavirus … Continue reading
Gender gaps remain significant in Japan as traditional roles for men and women are strongly reinforced in society and through mass media, leaving many women accustomed to restrictive norms and limited opportunities, a senior U.N. official has said.
Mar 4, 2020.- Some Japanese dioceses have suspended Masses for several weeks due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic across the country.
In the late 1990s, just as home computers and internet access were becoming ubiquitous, people in Japan began paying closer attention to a severe form of social withdrawal—marked by the desire to be alone in one’s bedroom—that was becoming commonplace among adolescent boys. … Continue reading
Fr. Bernard ONDAP OMI – Last December 26-27, 2019, the Japan Oblate Delegation, joined by four diocesan clergy from Takamatsu Diocese, came together for the annual Christmas at Nakajimacho Parish Rectory in Kochi, Japan. The simple yet very meaningful atmosphere … Continue reading