Algeria Declares Open Season on Refugees

Since December 1st there has been an ongoing mass roundup of African refugees in Algerian neighborhoods. Those rounded up are deported to a camp in the Algerian city of Tamanrasset closer to border with Mali and Niger in order to be expelled. In Algeria all neighborhoods where there are sub-Saharan African migrants were surrounded by […]

St. Teresa of Calcutta and My Missionary Vocation

A Reflection by Fr. Gianluca Bellotti On September 19, 2016 a solemn Holy Mass was celebrated in the Tokyo Cathedral to mark the canonization of St. Teresa of Calcutta that took place in Rome a few days earlier (September 4). Archbishop Pedro Okada Takeo presided over the Eucharistic Celebration concelebrated by about thirty priests and […]