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Tropical Cyclone Idai - Jesuit Response

Cyclone Idai: Jesuits Call for "Sympathy Towards Humanity and Creation"

"Disasters such as [Cyclone Idai] need not awaken only our sympathy towards humanity, but also our sympathy towards our planet, to God’s creation itself," said Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator, S.J., president of the Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar, in a statement addressing the devastating impact of Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi.

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Goncalves Kantedza, S.J. | Silvio Alves Moreira, S.J. | 1985 | Mozambique

Two Portuguese Jesuits, Father Goncalves Kantedza, who was born in 1930, and Father Silvio Alves Moreira, who was born in 1941, served as missionaries to the local population in Mozambique. They were brutally murdered during the Mozambique Civil…