New roads to Meua and Kimaning

Maralal (Kenya) - One of the challenge facing us in reaching our people is poor roads or lack of roads at all. I remember many times parking my car in the bush and walking few kilometres to Meua and Kimaning villages. At least I am now relieved. Through the assistance

New evangelization in Japan. Interview with bishop Isao Kikuchi

Pope Francis could visit Japan. The invitation comes from japanese bishops, as the Pope has signed the decree of beatification of Takayama Ukon, the "warlord of Christ". Takayama, born in 1552, was baptized at the age of 12. Following the Tokugawa feudal government’s ban on Christianity, he was exiled to

50% of tropical forests are lost

Indonesia has replaced Brazil as the country with the highest rates of deforestation. More than 50% of the world’s tropical forests have been lost over the last half-century. In the last decade, around two thirds of global deforestation has been driven by the production of agricultural commodities: palm oil, timber

Elephants are in danger

About 35,000 African elephants have been poached in 2014; that’s one elephant every 15 minutes. Earlier this month, four wildlife officers were killed trying to protect elephants in Garamba Nationa Park (Congo). A total of 80,000 African elephants have been killed in the past three years. At this rate, they will

125,000 abortions per day

According to WHO, every year in the world there are an estimated 40-50 million abortions. This corresponds to approximately 125,000 abortions per day.

Ebola, 3 new cases in Guinea

Three confirmed cases were reported from Guinea during the week ending 18 Octobe. So Ebola is still alive in West Africa, but good news arrive from Sierra Leone and Liberia. No new confirmed cases were reported from Sierra Leone in the week to 18 October. This is the fifth consecutive week

Oms: processed meat was classified as carcinogenic

Processed meat was classified as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), based on sufficient evidence in humans that the consumption of processed meat causes colorectal cancer. “For an individual, the risk of developing colorectal cancer because of their consumption of processed meat remains small, but this risk increases with the amount of meat consumed”,