Posts Tagged ‘Amazon’

Evangelical missions a major threat to Amazon culture Comments 0

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Historically a Catholic country, Brazil has been facing a religious transition since the 1990s, when what had been a steady growth of Evangelical Protestantism began to accelerate. According to some experts, Brazilian Evangelicals could become a majority in the country as soon as 2032. This phenomenon is particularly strong in the Amazon, where some states Read more

Hospital boat named ‘Pope Francis’ sets sail to serve rural Amazon region Comments 0

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

A hospital boat named the “Pope Francis” set sail this week in the Amazon River to bring medical care to rural populations. “Just as Jesus, who appeared walking on water, calmed the storm and strengthened the faith of the disciples, this boat will bring spiritual comfort and calm to the worries of needy men and Read more

World’s richest man donates $100 million to help homeless Comments 0

Monday, December 10th, 2018

The world’s richest man has donated almost US$100 million to address homelessness in the US. Three Catholic charities are among the 24 not-for-profit enterprises that will benefit from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’s newly launched philanthropic fund. Catholic charities in one archdiocese to benefit from the funds say this will help them assist homeless Read more

Slavery, profits and technology titans Comments 0

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Global “titans of technology” are forcing workers into a form of slavery, says Britain’s trade union leader Frances O’Grady. Speaking to a two-day summit of Catholic and labour movement leaders at the Vatican last Friday, O’Grady said the world needs a new figure like Cardinal Manning. (Manning was influential in setting the modern-day Catholic Church Read more

Dominican nuns Christmas album tops Amazon charts Comments 0

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Looking for something for Christmas? The Dominican Sisters of Mary have released a Christmas albumn “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”. The albumn is ranked third on Billboard’s Overall Holiday Chart. It is number one for classical music on Amazon, and is third overall at Barnes and Noble. Read more Related Posts:Benedictine sisters sing out for Read more