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Welcome to the Comboni Missionaries in the United Kingdom

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.

‘Mesoamerica’:  Pizza With Savour Of Aztec Cuisine | Comboni Missionaries
‘Mesoamerica’: Pizza With Savour Of Aztec Cuisine | Comboni Missionaries

Through the centuries, food and plants coming from America, and in particular from Mexico, have given a great contribution to the Mediterranean diet. The first people to bring back information about the food and plants…

Afro-Brazilian Spirituality/Candomblé: Life That Flows Within | Comboni Missionaries
Afro-Brazilian Spirituality/Candomblé: Life That Flows Within | Comboni Missionaries

Spirit, body and the psyche are to be helped grow together in a journey of maturation to reach equilibrium and interior peace. This is a journey into one of the more meaningful religions of black…

Togo/Benin: Tata Somba | Comboni Missionaries
Togo/Benin: Tata Somba | Comboni Missionaries

In the north of Togo and the north-east of Benin in the Atacora Range live the Betammaribe, also called Somba, a people with a history of great hunters and warriors. Here we take a brief…

Oral Literature: The Lion – The Hare & The Hyena | Comboni Missionaries
Oral Literature: The Lion – The Hare & The Hyena | Comboni Missionaries

A bachelor lion once lived alone in a cave. In his younger days, the solitude had not worried him, but not very long before this tale begins, he had hurt his leg so badly that…

Plants & People: Coriandrum – Amazing Health Benefits | Comboni Missionaries
Plants & People: Coriandrum – Amazing Health Benefits | Comboni Missionaries

Coriander, scientifically known as Coriandrum sativum (Plant family Apiaceae), is a herb with savoury deep green leaves. Its use as a spice for different sauces can be traced back to 5,000 BC, making it one…

Asian Spirituality: A Quest For Depth | Comboni Missionaries
Asian Spirituality: A Quest For Depth | Comboni Missionaries

Nearly all major religions of the world were born in Asia. We look at some common traits of Asian spirituality – inner journey, search for depth, silence, detachment, nonviolence, and honesty – shows their significance…

Brazil: The Value Of Life | Comboni Missionaries
Brazil: The Value Of Life | Comboni Missionaries

In Ceará, one of the poorest states of Brazil, and one of the most violent in the world, Sister Francisca Erbenia de Sousa, head of Crateus Diocese, as always, fights alongside the people regarded as…

Kenya: Turkana – Akuj, The Supreme Being | Comboni Missionaries
Kenya: Turkana – Akuj, The Supreme Being | Comboni Missionaries

The Turkana are a monotheistic people. They believe in one God, known as Akuj, the creator of the universe. “All things belong to Akuj”, they say. They call upon him in times of great need,…

Plants & People: Onion – An Excellent Source Of Vitamins | Comboni Missionaries
Plants & People: Onion – An Excellent Source Of Vitamins | Comboni Missionaries

Onion is an essential vegetable that is central to many meals. It forms the basis of many dishes whether raw, baked, steamed or boiled and indeed, it is difficult to imagine any cuisine without it….

Africa: Traditional Healers | Comboni Missionaries
Africa: Traditional Healers | Comboni Missionaries

In Central and East Africa, the term most commonly used for a traditional healer is ng’anga. No one can doubt the fundamental role that this occupation still has in the field of health and health…

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