Rain, like food, is for all of us

By Fr Oskar Wermter SJ

CITIZENSHIP, CONSCIENCE, AND THE COMMON GOOD  

Essays 2013 – 2015

 

“The Church is not listed on the stock exchange. The Church does not buy and sell. She is not maximizing profits. If a particular church is aiming primarily at making money, for herself, her leaders or members in general, it is not a church at all, but a business.”

By Fr Oskar Wermter SJ

Lilongwe Social Communications Workshop

Resolutions & Recommendations

STAFFING
The Communications Commissions should employ qualified, motivated and trustworthy human resource and not be tempted to get cheap labor.

Migration and Human Trafficking Conference

The workshop was officially opened by Bishop Vicente Kiaziku explaining the theme and objectives of the workshop.

He noted that Africa has memories and wounds of colonialism, refugees and migrants. He quoted the Africae Munus Number 85 saying it is not only about reporting trafficking in persons and human rights abuses but it is about what the church can do to make a difference.

Matarane Refugee Camp Visit

IMBISA visited the camp on a fact finding mission with regards to Human Rights issues of refugees and migrants in particular  shelter, health, education, food, documentation, water and sanitation, discrimination, violence and conflict among other issues.

Regional Women Leadership Capacity Building

The occasion was graced by the IMBISA president Bishop Frank Nubuasah and the official opening was done by Archbishop Buthi of Johannesburg, South Africa.

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