Religion and culture compatible with organ donation

On this June 22, national day of reflection on organ donation and transplantation and recognition of donors, a special program has been developed at the Taaone hospital center. On the program: a conference on the links between Polynesian culture and organ donation, as well as a sharing of experiences between the people concerned. The opportunity … Read more

Religion: the Kimbanguist church celebrates Christmas

Religion the Kimbanguist church celebrates Christmas

The statement was made during the mass said by Reverend Aristide Louthes on the theme « Kimbanguist zala posed » in Lingala which means in French « Kimbanguiste be serene ». The gospel was based on the following scriptures: Luke 1:26-31; Psalms 33:10-13; Hebrews 13:8. The statement states that it has been twenty-three years since … Read more

Science and religion as friendly brothers? – The mail

Science and religion as friendly brothers The mail

Do Zen Buddhism and quantum mechanics explore the same reality? Would their tools – meditation for the first, observation and logic for the second – lead to similar discoveries? Elementary particle physicist and Zen monk, Vincent Keisen Vuillemin has just published Zen and quantum physics. When a monk encounters the Higgs boson. He suggests that … Read more

The history of cowries: between trade, religion, divination and beauty – ACTUSEN

Cowries were the main currency in Africa, before slavery and colonization. But nowadays, they are of no importance compared to bank currencies. Nowadays, social changes have upset the importance of cowries. The advent of bank coins gave a secondary role to cowries. So much so that they are used as an object of sacrifice. Also, … Read more