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Fe y Alegría RD Congo ya es parte de la Federación Internacional de Fe y Alegría

Fe y Alegría RD Congo is already part of the International Fe y Alegría Federation

The admission of Fe y Alegría from the Democratic Republic of the Congo was the most important and most consoling point in the XXXIII International Assembly of Fe y Alegría, which took place from 9 to 14 April, in Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil.

The Congo, is the third country in Africa where there is presence of Fe y Alegría, first came to Chad in 2007 and then to Madagascar in 2013.

World leaders in Paris, Pope in Africa

2015_11_30_N&E_Photo1Jaime Tatay Nieto, SJ

It is no coincidence Pope Francis is in Africa while world leaders gather in Paris in the run-up to COP21. As part of a high-level Vatican strategy to catalyze action on climate change – in which Laudato si’ (LS) was a timely and well-planned element – Francis wants to offer a complementary view from the South, where the consequences of climate disruption and many other social and environmental ills are affecting the lives of millions.