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Today’s Gospel in Art – Martha works; Mary listens

The Little Potato Peeler, by Albert Anker 1886  © Christian ArtGospel of 6th October 2020 – Luke 10:38-42 Jesus came to a village, and a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. She had a sister called Mary, who sat down at the Lord’s feet and listened to him speaking. Now Martha who was distracted with all the serving said, ‘Lord, do you not care that my sister is leaving me to do the serving all by myself? Please tell h…

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Kenya: Shalom Centre receives UN Accreditation

The United Nations Department of Global Communications has approved East African-based NGO – the Shalom Center for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation (SCCRR) – to be associated with the Department. Shalom – SCCRR was founded in Kenya in 2009 by Irish missionary, Fr Patrick Devine SMA, who continues as its International Chairman. Its Country Director in Kenya is another Irish missionary, Fr …

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JRS UK seeks Fundraising Officer

JRS UK is seeking to recruit a dynamic experienced Fundraising Officer on a full-time basis to support our work to accompany, serve, and advocate for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.

The role seeks to develop JRS UK’s individual giving portfolio UK, both through regular giving and one-off donations. This will involve acquiring new donors and working with the wider Communications and…

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Zimbabwe: Bishop protests at plan to conscript doctors

Bishop MupandasekwaBishop Raymond Tapiwa Mupandasekwa, Bishop of Chinhoyi in Zimbabwe has protested against the violent government clampdown against journalists and peaceful protesters, and its management of Covid-19. He said: “They bring bloodshed; they kill. Instead of freedom, they bring prison. They bring violence and imprison all those who oppose them. The only thing they know is violence.”

Bishop Mupa…

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