Workshop in Tanzania: A Mountain of Trust

Workshop in Tanzania: A Mountain of Trust

It rains a lot on Mount Kilimanjaro in June. And it rains hard. Most of the time you can’t see the mountain because its snow-capped summit is so high it rises above the cloud line – something that makes this dormant volcano even more mysterious. There’s also something...
Truth and Lies in Ukraine

Truth and Lies in Ukraine

June 15, 2015 – Two years ago, when I told people I was going to Ukraine, hardly anyone knew where it was. Very few knew that it is the second largest country in Europe (as big as Texas) and hardly anyone remembered that, for centuries, it was the cross-roads of...
Crisis management for seminarians

Crisis management for seminarians

Since 2007, the seminarians of two Major Seminaries in Burkina Faso are trained in communications. Last April, a group of 51 future priests, at St John the Baptist seminary, in Ouagadougou,  followed an intensive session covering many aspects going from communication...
Papua New Guinea – The Ultimate Periphery

Papua New Guinea – The Ultimate Periphery

Before you continue reading this article I suggest you check a map of the world, or go to Google, to make sure you really know where Papua New Guinea is. Yes, that’s it: that green stretch of land and blue chain of islands way over there in Oceania, somewhere above...