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"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.
https://ignatiansolidarity.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/zimbabwe.jpg 159 318 Shannon Doyle https://ignatiansolidarity.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/ISN_Color_Transparent_Large.png Shannon Doyle2013-10-14 14:45:412013-10-14 14:45:41Gerhard Pieper, S.J. | 1978 | Zimbabwe
Father Gerhard Pieper was born on June 27, 1935 in Remscheid, Germany. Trained as a biologist and as a librarian, on December 26, 1978, he was shot and killed at Kangaire, Zimbabwe. Sources: http://newsaints.faithweb.com/new_martyrs/Zimbabwe.htm http://archive.catholicherald.co.uk/article/31st-january-1986/9/jesuits-martyred-for-their-faith
https://ignatiansolidarity.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/zimbabwe.jpg 159 318 Shannon Doyle https://ignatiansolidarity.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/ISN_Color_Transparent_Large.png Shannon Doyle2013-10-14 14:44:552013-10-14 14:44:55Bernard Lisson, S.J. | Gregor Richert, S.J. | 1978 | Zimbabwe
Brother Bernard Lisson was born on August 21, 1909 in Wawelno, Poland. Father Gregor Richert was born on May 10, 1930 in Germany. In 1978, Brother Lisson was a 68-year-old mechanic and Father Richert was a 48-year-old parish priest; combined,…