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Talk About Immigration

To share what we’re learning about immigration, we have posted six articles.

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Africa News, Week #9 ¾

More quickly than we would have thought possible, we’ve reached the final stretch of our stay in Namibia. So this is our last group email from Africa.

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Africa News, Week #7

Saturday – Groups of ladies came for retreat/vigil  in observance of International Women’s Day (Monday—what did you do to celebrate the day?); they prayed and sang through the night--at least David can attest to the fact that they were singing at 10:30 when we went to bed, at 2 a.m. when he got up to go to the bathroom, 5 a.m. when he got up to turn off the fan, at 7 a.m. when we got up for the day, and at 8 a.m. when we arrived  at morning Mass. (At the end of Mass, Fr. Charles asked men to stand up in honor of these women and only a handful of the men stood up – we thought it strange. Later, when we discussed this with Berthold, he said he thought only the spouses had been asked to stand. Mark said, “That explains why they looked funny at me when I stood up.”)

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Africa News, Week #8 1/2

It was Independence Day in Namibia on Monday, the 22nd, and not a lot has been happening this week. So, to celebrate and slack off like local bureaucrats, we’re going to turn this week into ten days. Then we’ll have one more week of news about a week later, our last before heading back to the US. 

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Africa News, Week #6

It was another “normal” week, with not too much out of the ordinary, but we kept busy. Here’s at least some of the news that’s fit to print.

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