Society of African Missions (SMA)
"The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God” (Lk 1: 35).
“The miracle of unity has begun!” These are the words of Pope Francis in a 2014 video message sent to a gathering of Pentecostal ministers on the subject of “Unity”. Is that affirmation of the Pope a dream or a reality?
The popular revolts, made of blood and deads, encountered in the Democratic Republic of Congo, give us the opportunity to reflect once again on the question of Africa and Power.
Since the beginning of his pontificate, Pope Francis has been on the « outsckirts » almost permanently. Some even say that he is the 'pope of the unbelievers', with a negative connotation, it seems. As for us, missionaries, on the contrary, we must rejoice.
We are back to France since sunday evening. Return trip without incident, even our luggage followed us ...We left Monrovia at five in the morning with 20 minutes in advance! And yet it was not won ...
As planned, we celebrated the end of 2016 in the parish of St Mulumba, a suburb of Monrovia. A closing mass was like of the animation style Christmas Mass 4th power! The priest, with his powerful voice and supported by a saturated micset, exites his assembly in the manner of the evangelical pastors. Placed near the loud speakers, I hurt my ears.