Archivi tag: sister

VATICAN – Sister Gloria after her kidnapping as a religious: “I had to keep silent so that God could protect me”

Vatican City – It was on February 7, 2017 when a group of armed men entered the house of the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Virgin Mary in Karangasso in southern Mali and took Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez Argoti hostage. The Colombian nun offered herself in place of a younger sister. The memory of Sister… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/COLOMBIA – The release of Sister Gloria, a moment of joy long awaited by the Church in Colombia

Bogota – Monsignor Mario de Jesús Álvarez Gómez, Bishop of Istmina-Tadó, president of the Commission for Missions of the Episcopal Conference of Colombia, confirmed on October 9, through a video message, the release of the missionary Sister Gloria Cecilia Narváez, kidnapped in Mali on 7 February 2017. She devoted herself to missionary work especially with… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/MALI – “Only joy”: Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez freed

Bamako – “The Farnesina confirmed the news to me: only joy”! This is the comment of Father Gigi Maccalli, priest of the Society for African Missions regarding the release of Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez, a Colombian missionary of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate who was kidnapped in Mali on February 7,… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/COLOMBIA – The imprisonment of Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez: testimony of the evangelizing mission

Cartagena – “Like Jesus, Sister Gloria was dedicating her life to fighting disease, injustice and marginalization. Her missionary testimony, in contexts such as Mali, caused her misunderstandings up to her imprisonment”. This is what Father Rafael Castillo Torres, Colombian priest of the Archdiocese of Cartagena and director of the Programa de Desarrollo y Paz del… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/MALI – “What can we all do together to help Sister Gloria Cecília Narváez?”: Edith Blais, her fellow prisoner keeps hope alive

Bamako – “What can we all do together to help Sister Gloria Cecilia Narvaez in the hands of the kidnappers for 4 years and 6 months”? writes the Canadian Edith Blais who shared 5 months of imprisonment in the hands of jihadists together with the Colombian nun of the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of… Leggi tutto »

Aphra Behn – Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister

EText-No. 8409 Title: Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister Author: Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 Language: English Link: etext05/8lvlr10h.htm EText-No. 8409 Title: Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister Author: Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 Language: English Link: etext05/7lvlr10.txt Link: etext05/8lvlr10.txt EText-No. 8409 Title: Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister Author: Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689 Language: English Link:… Leggi tutto »