A Missionary in a Rioting Prison

The story of Father Bosco, a PIME missionary who celebrated Mass on New Year’s Day in the penitentiary where 60 people were killed in a clash between gangs. The Archdiocese of Manaus states: “The root of the problem lies in the privatization of prisons.” Fr. Bosco had witnessed the tensions between rival drug gangs in […]

We Do What We Do, Not Because You Are Catholic, But Because We Are Catholic

A Reflection by Fr. Marco Brioschi, PIME Missionaries We don’t usually think of the United States as “mission territory.” However, much to my surprise, I discovered in my assignment to Brooklyn, New York, not only people from all over the world, but the need to re-define what I am called to do as a “missionary.” […]