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Why Do Catholics Pray for the Dead?

By Divine Word Missionaries on October 4, 2022
The question of why Catholics pray for the dead is one that often troubles non-Catholics and Catholics alike. If death is the termination of earthly life, why would we bother to pray for the deceased if their opportunity to repent and turn to ... Read More

The Link Between Poverty and Education: Can Education Be Used to Eradicate Poverty?

By Divine Word Missionaries on August 20, 2020
Around the globe, many countries are facing a crisis in education. Children are missing out on the opportunity to attend school and develop important skills needed to live a prosperous life. Poor resources, regional conflicts, and prejudices ... Read More

A Cocoa and Coconut Plantation in Papua New Guinea

By Dale Kueter on June 20, 2019
Divine Word Missionary Brother Larry Kieffer SVD faces some of the same problems that farmers everywhere experience—uncertain weather, insects, and changing prices. Bro. Larry, a native of Bellevue, Iowa, has been a missionary in Papua New Guinea ... Read More

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