Comboni Missionaries' Team

Brazil: “Justiça nos Trilhos” receives the 2018 Human Rights and Business Award

Justiça nos Trilhos  (Justice on the Rails)  has just received in Geneva, the new Human Rights and Business Award. Justiça nos Trilhos is an organisation – supported also by the Comboni Missionaries – working closely with local communities in remote parts of Brazil – including indigenous peoples, peasants, and Afro-descendants – to address human rights and …

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Father Tom Uzhunnalil: “I have witnessed the power of prayer”

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, the priest who was kidnapped in 2016 and held captive for 18 months by terrorists in Yemen, said that his ability to persevere “was thanks to the prayers of everyone” who interceded for him. He tells us his experience. “Prayer is the best thing that God has given us and can obtain …

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Dr. Evan Atar Adaha: “Doing anything extraordinary”

Last month, Dr. Evan Atar Adaha, surgeon and medical director at a hospital in Bunj, South Sudan,  received the U.N. Refugee Agency’s Nansen Refugee Award, in recognition of his more than 20 years of providing medical care for displaced people and refugees.   He carries out up to 10 operations a day, spending hours on …

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