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June 16. International Day of the African Child. ©️Foto: Heitor Pieterson.

On June 16 is celebrated the International Day of the African Child. June 16, 1976, recorded one of the worst massacres in Soweto, a city near Johannesburg, South Africa. Thousands of students took to the streets in protest against the poor quality of education in schools for blacks and against learning in the Afrikaans, languageContinue reading “June 16. International Day of the African Child. ©️Foto: Heitor Pieterson.”

The most famous image of the Holy Trinity: The Trinity of Andrei Rublev

The Trinity (also called The Hospitality of Abraham) is an icon created by Russian painter Andrei Rublev in the 15th century. The Trinity depicts the three angels who visited Abraham at the Oak of Mamre (Genesis 18:1–8). The painting is full of symbolism: the Holy Trinity is the embodiment of spiritual unity, peace, harmony, mutualContinue reading “The most famous image of the Holy Trinity: The Trinity of Andrei Rublev”

Os Missionários da África e a abolição da escravatura

Dia 13 de Maio, o Brasil comemora a abolição da escravatura (em 1888). O Cardeal Lavigerie e seus Missionários da África tiveram um papel importante na abolição do tráfico de escravos africanos: Os missionários da África compravam os escravos das mãos dos escravagistas para libertá-los. Os missionários da África adoptavam os africanos libertados para osContinue reading “Os Missionários da África e a abolição da escravatura”