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The Comboni Missionaries are an international Catholic religious and missionary Order founded by Bishop Daniel Comboni in Verona, Italy in 1867, specifically to serve the missionary endeavour of the Catholic Church.

Oral Literature: The Crocodile & The Cockerel | Comboni Missionaries
Oral Literature: The Crocodile & The Cockerel | Comboni Missionaries

Once upon a time, the crocodile was king of the animals. He was holding court one day. He sat majestically on his throne as he received petitions from his subjects and issued orders. A large…

Herbs & People: Pseudocedrela Kotschyi – Fracture Healing Plant | Comboni Missionaries
Herbs & People: Pseudocedrela Kotschyi – Fracture Healing Plant | Comboni Missionaries

It is a medicinal plant whose therapeutic values undoubtedly have a folkloric background as it has been used in the treatment of various diseases by traditional healers. Pseudocedrela kotschyi (Maliaceae Family) is a small, deciduous…

Vocation Story: “If The Seed Falls…” | Comboni Missionaries
Vocation Story: “If The Seed Falls…” | Comboni Missionaries

He dreams of becoming a botanist. He loves reading short novels. One day, he lays his hands on a booklet titled “If the seed falls…” and buys it. He feels fooled. Yet, he reads it…

Algeria: A Church In The Desert | Comboni Missionaries
Algeria: A Church In The Desert | Comboni Missionaries

The number of Christians in Algeria is not high, however, they are generally well accepted by the Algerian society. The experience of a White Missionary who has spent fifty years of his life in this…

Kenya: Maasai – The Course Of Life | Comboni Missionaries
Kenya: Maasai – The Course Of Life | Comboni Missionaries

Exact rites mark the passage to an age group or becoming a member of a particular group. In this way, identity and world vision are preserved. At birth, a child receives a provisional name that…

Oral Literature: The Leopard & The Rabbit | Comboni Missionaries
Oral Literature: The Leopard & The Rabbit | Comboni Missionaries

Once upon a time the Leopard lived in a small house far way in the bush. After thinking for a long time he decided to look for a better place. After a short time he…

Filipino Priest Has Gone Into Hiding | Comboni Missionaries
Filipino Priest Has Gone Into Hiding | Comboni Missionaries

A Filipino priest who has been an outspoken critic of extrajudicial killings in the country says he has gone into hiding after several sightings of what he believes to be members of a death squad…

Missionaries of Africa: A Great Gift | Comboni Missionaries
Missionaries of Africa: A Great Gift | Comboni Missionaries

This year, the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers) celebrate 150 years of their foundation. The society was founded in Algeria on the 19th October, 1868, by Cardinal Charles Lavigerie and it…

Nicaragua: Human Rights Crisis Demands Action & Accountability | Comboni Missionaries
Nicaragua: Human Rights Crisis Demands Action & Accountability | Comboni Missionaries

Urgent action is needed to address the human rights crisis in Nicaragua, where the level of persecution is such that many of those who participated in the protests that erupted in April, defended protesters’ rights…

Dominican Friars In Nigeria Launch TV Programme For Youths | Comboni Missionaries
Dominican Friars In Nigeria Launch TV Programme For Youths | Comboni Missionaries

The Dominicans in Benin City, Edo State, have launched a television programme aimed at engaging the youth, to shape their lives and ultimately evangelise them. The Dominican community in the area said it had found…

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