Father Pedro Opeka, CM has written and published an open letter to the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, urging him to immediately stop the invasion and the war that was initiated against Ukraine.
The Prime Minister of Slovenia, has announced that he nominated Opeka for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for his dedication to “helping people living in appalling living conditions.”
A Vincentian priest has made it his life’s work to “go out to the margins” of society and try to restore dignity to the “living scraps” of a “throwaway culture”. Pedro Opeka CM, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize… again.
Yesterday, Saturday, June 20, the winners of the prestigious Beverly Hills Film Festival were announced. The documentary "Opeka," about the life and work of Pedro Opeka, a missionary of the Congregation of the Mission in Madagascar, has won the Golden Palm. The...
A very skilled film-maker has submitted a documentary on Pedro Opeka’s work in Madagascar.
This past Sunday, Divine Mercy Sunday (April 19), Fr. Pedro Opeka, a member of the Congregation of the Mission, ministering in Madagascar, together with countless priests throughout the world, celebrated the Eucharist in extraordinary conditions as a result of the...
Am I part of the problem... or part of the solution? How can I know? I recently read something attributed to Coretta Scott King, "It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are. If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem.”...
When leaving these hills, I knew that I must do more. That I must do better. Because I only held one little hand – but there are millions more reaching out.
During the Apostolic Journey to Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius, the Holy Father Francis visited the City of Friendship, Akamasoa.
During his next apostolic visit to Africa, Pope Francis will visit a reality that was born from and is rooted in Vincentian spirituality: the city of Akamasoa (the city of Good Friends).
Candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize, the Argentine Vincentian has involved the Malagasy in the transformation of a landfill into a city with 4,000 houses.
Pope Francis is less than a month away from starting his trip to Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius, in Africa.