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  • Congo’s hidden conflict March 23, 2017
    Congo’s hidden conflict A file photo from late 2016 shows a Kinshasa protest against DRC President Joseph Kabila as armed UN peacekeepers look on. Photo: CNS The latest news is as grim as any emanating from the bloody battlefields of the Middle East currently dominating airtime with the international media. But this is Africa and, more specifically, Democrat […]
  • The girl on the box March 23, 2017
    The girl on the box by Mags Gargan March 23, 2017 The girl from the 2004 Trócaire box tells Mags Gargan how the charity changed her life Josiane at St Colmcille's Primary School in Knocklyon, Dublin. Photo: Mark Stedman Josiane Umumarashavu saw the sea for the first time last week on Dollymount Strand in Dublin’s Clontarf. It was a week of firsts for th […]
  • Chaplains welcome Taoiseach’s White House challenge to Trump March 23, 2017
    Chaplains welcome Taoiseach’s White House challenge to Trump by Greg Daly March 23, 2017 Taoiseach’s Enda Kenny’s St Patrick’s Day comments in the White House have been welcomed by chaplains to the Irish community in the US. Speaking alongside US President Donald Trump the day before St Patrick’s Day, Mr Kenny said of the saint: “He too of course was an immi […]