Fr. Gilbert is the first African confrere to lead the International College of Rome community.
Each year the Dehonian community of the Generalate dedicates a long period of time to prayer and community planning. A brief report on the path that the community is taking this year.
For more than a decade we have been witnessing progressive globalization of crises in the world, the current pandemic of COVID-19 is the most powerful manifestation. The author proposes ways of renewing humanity in each of us and in a global way, starting from a re-reading of the consequences of the current crisis caused by Covid-19.
In this time of pandemic, it is not a question of understanding religious life to be in crisis, but of finding a sensibility that permeates everyday life when one's regular life is forced to close in on itself. What is the role of religious life in our cities?
In the midst of a pandemic, more or less all of us, sooner or later, have asked ourselves "how come?", and as believers we have addressed to God for an invocation or a supplication: "but why Lord? Do I lack faith if I try to understand?". Or we have been disappointed, when God - at least it seems - did not answer, "but then, does He really exist?"
The most affected country in Africa since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic is South Africa.
Solidarity in times of pandemic.