MISNA

MISNA, or the Missionary International Service News Agency, provides daily news ‘from, about and for’ the 'world’s Souths', not just in the geographical sense, since December 1997.

Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko. Photo Kathrin Möbius, Wikipedia Commons.
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko. Photo Kathrin Möbius, Wikipedia Commons.


Ukraine: Poroshenko Heckled, Biden Escapes Angry Protesters In Kiev

US Vice President Joe Biden backed out from appearing with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at a memorial ceremony in Kiev on Friday, when the US Secret Service determined it “wasn’t a good idea” after a crowd became “unruly,” a pool report said. “When Biden’s motorcade arrived on outskirts of what had become very large and […]

Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, India, which holds holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. Photo by Nima Sareh, Wikipedia Commons.
Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, India, which holds holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. Photo by Nima Sareh, Wikipedia Commons.


India: Millions Arriving In Goa For Francis Xavier

Five million people are expected to flood Goa, India in order to venerate the remains of 16th century Spanish missionary Francis Xavier. The remains will be on display for 40 days beginning this weekend ans it is a decade event. Officially called the “Exposition of the Sacred Relics of St Francis Xavier”, it has become […]

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Mexico: Missing Students Protest Repressed By Police

The police used tear gas and hydrants to disperse thousands of demonstrators protesting yesterday afternoon outside the government building on Zócalo Square, in the heart of Mexico City. The demonstrators are demanding justice for the 43 students missing since September in the southern Guerrero State. The families of the students also participated in the protest, […]