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Rebecca Maskia Katsuva: Turning Suffering Into Action , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

“Mama Masika” committed her entire life to protecting and raising awareness of rape as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This litany calls us to learn from Mama Masika’s coura...more

Pope Francis’s Visit to Africa , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic smilebox reflection takes quotes from Pope Francis’s trips to Kenya, Uganda, and Central African Republic and offers a prayerful meditation on the Gospel call to uphold the poorest amo...more

Ken Saro-Wiwa: Writer, Activist & Martyr, October 10 , by: Anna Misleh

This resource provides a brief overview of the life of Ken Saro-Wiwa, a Nigerian writer, environmental activist and martyr. He was known for standing up against the Shell oil company to preserve his n...more

Stephen Bantu Biko

This backgrounder explores the life of Stephen Bantu Biko, an anti-Apartheid activist in South Africa most known for the development of the Black Consciousness movement. Copyright © 2015, Education f...more

Lectionary Reflections: Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time [c] February 3, 2013

Lectionary Reflections:  Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time [c]  February 3, 2013 ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

This film guides recounts the courage of Christian and Muslim women in Liberia united to end the civil war that wracked their nation for fourteen years.  The women’s unwavering belief for peace...more

Food Security: Famine in Somalia

This two page backgrounder provides critical information for understanding the famine in Somalia and surrounding areas. It reviews the region's tendency towards drought, how colonization played a role...more
Not On Our Watch

Book Discussion Guide: Not on Our Watch (Sudan) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

  A gripping book on Darfur by John Prendergast and Don Cheadle offers an eye-opening look at what is happening in the region and why. This book discussion guide offers a short synopsis, highligh...more
Fr. Romain

A Witness Speaks: The Stars are Watching (Video 4) , by: Bill Griffin, CFX

Fr. Romain Rurangirwa survived the Rwandan genocide in 1994. He was a college student at the time. In this fourth video segment, Fr. Romain tells spellbinding story of a memory from his childhood bef...more
Fr. Romain Rurangirwa

A Witness Speaks: Plight of Orphans after Genocide (Video 3) , by: Bill Griffin, CFX

Fr. Romain Rurangirwa survived the Rwandan genocide in 1994. He was a college student at the time. In the third of seven video segments, Fr. Romain responds to a student's question about what has hap...more
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