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Ethiopia – The new Ethiopian Catholic University (ECU)

Ethiopia – The new Ethiopian Catholic University (ECU)

Ethiopia is one of the most populous country in the world. 100 million people. Nearly 9% of Children die before their 5th birthday. 3 doctors for every 100.000 people Recognizing the need for strong, principled, and visionary African leadership, the former Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hon. Meles Zenawi, in 1997 asked Pope St. John Paul II […]

News from South Sudan

News from South Sudan

The people of South Sudan are ready for a process of healing and rebuilding links, while still putting up with their difficulties. The mood is one of growing optimism. The situation in the country is more stable. Displaced people are beginning to return to their homes. Things are generally calm, but sometimes the presence of […]

La Salle Catholic School di Nairobi (Kenya) – Some representatives visit Italy

La Salle Catholic School di Nairobi (Kenya) – Some representatives visit Italy

April 2018 –  A group of 30 parents and students from La Salle Catholic Primary School (http://lasallecatholicprimary.org/) , Nairobi, along with Brother Antone Oloo, Director, made a visit to. Rome, Florence,  and Venice. Since La Salle Catholic Primary School is newly established work in Kenya,  the first Lasallian school in the capital, the intent of […]

Brother José Aniceto Ramírez Zorrilla – From Mexico to Rwanda

Brother José Aniceto Ramírez Zorrilla – From Mexico to Rwanda

Brother Aniceto arrived in Kisaro, Rwanda, in 2003. Up to the year before that, he had been working with street children in the Ivory Coast. “Brother Yemanu Jehar Kiar was Councillor for RELAF in those years, and he asked me to come to Rwanda. He did not tell me why, and I did not ask […]

A new Secondary School in Rumbek, South Sudan

A new Secondary School in Rumbek, South Sudan

The Project (pdf  – 619 KB) Classes began for our students from the new secondary school in Rumbek, South Sudan! They are now hosted in the existing facilities of the Loreto Sisters School until  the new South Sudanese school year in February 2019. Join our efforts to build their new school for 2019 and help provide […]

RELAF – Brother Paulin Degbe, FSC, appointed for a second mandate as Visitor

RELAF – Brother Paulin Degbe, FSC, appointed for a second mandate as Visitor

Brother Paulin Degbe has been reappointed to a 3 year term as Visitor of the Gulf of Benin, effective on January 1 and ending December 31, 2021. Brother Paulin DEGBE was born on June 22, 1961 in Adjaglimè in Mono County in Benin. After his primary and secondary studies, he received his high school certificate, […]

Ivory Coast – Start of the Academic Year in the CELAF

Ivory  Coast – Start of the Academic Year in the CELAF

The CELAF Institute began its academic year of 2017-2018 on September 14th in a ceremony attended by members of the executive committee, the administration, the teachering staff, those in charge of the community, the students (new and old) and invited guests. After the prayer led by Sister Germaine Toty, Coordinator of the ISVR, Brother Simon […]

Kenya – A Warm Reception of Brothers in Homa Bay Diocese

Kenya – A Warm Reception of Brothers in Homa Bay Diocese

The delegates from the Brothers of the Christian Schools paid a visit to Homa Bay Diocese on September 26, 2017, where they received a warm reception from the local Ordinary Bishop Philip Anyolo. “Your visit dear Brothers is so important to me and to my Diocese, for I have been looking forward to any missionary […]

South Sudan – Hopeful Not Hopeless

South Sudan – Hopeful Not Hopeless

I have sometimes been asked what hope is there for South Sudan? Tribal divisions have become very deep, and almost everybody has lost relatives and friends in this senseless violence. Amnesty International quotes a staggering, horrible statistic: ‘A survey conducted in 2015 by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) found that 72% of women living […]

A New Publication by Brother Pierre Ouattara

A New Publication by Brother Pierre Ouattara

There is a new publication by Brother Pierre Ouattara entitled “Educating for Vulnerability: an urgent need for our time (a critical approach to the notion of autonomy)”. It is available from the Reprographics Service of CELAF at the price of 8.000 FCA. What is the theme of the book?     The achievements and the misdeeds of […]

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