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Good news in South Sudan

In the midst of war and suffering, a lay missioner reflects on the hope he sees in the good people of South Sudan. By Gabe Hurrish YAMBIO, South Sudan — So much of the news in South Sudan has to deal with the problems this young country is facing. We hear of the constant and unremitting fighting going on all over...
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Maryknoll Leadership Statement on the Migrant Caravan

All four branches of Maryknoll call on U.S. leaders to ‘respond with compassion and dignity worthy of our nation’ WASHINGTON, DC — As the migrant caravan that began in Honduras on October 12 made its way toward the United States, the leadership of Maryknoll Sisters, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and Maryknoll Affiliates released a statement (see below)...
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Three lawyers’ journeys to service on the MKLM board

Bob Carlsen, Mike Cammarota and Terry Miller ‘go forth and serve’ with MKLM By Lori Herz Bob Carlsen can’t give up his Maryknoll magazine collection. Hundreds of issues sit in a box in his basement, containing thousands of stories he read growing up in Queens and on Long Island in the 1960s and 1970s. Back then, the print publication was...
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Whoever has ears, let them hear

Maryknoll Lay Missioners in Bolivia use the 6 Rs to give the gift of hearing. By Joe Loney Maryknoll Lay Missioner, Bolivia COCHABAMBA, Bolivia — When I was in grade school, I recall that the three Rs were reading, (w)riting and (a)rithmetic. When my children were in grade school, they taught me that the three Rs were reduce, reuse and...
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