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Magdalena Rojo

Magdalena Rojo is an author at Religion News Service.

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Young Colombian activist brings light to the displaced communities

By Magdalena Rojo — September 30, 2022
(RNS) — Jenifer Colpas Fernández had to leave her native Colombia to recognize its problems — and to see that there were solutions.

In Oaxaca, Indigenous farmers mourn Catholic activist who championed their rights and rituals

By Magdalena Rojo — February 16, 2022
(RNS) — Carmen Santiago Alonso showed that ‘an Indigenous church and the church with a feminine spirit is possible,’ said a Catholic priest at her funeral.

Masue Katayama: Changing nursing care industry in Japan with kindness

By Magdalena Rojo — August 20, 2020
(RNS) — Inspired by her Catholic faith, the ‘social entrepreneur’ is not only one of Japan’s few female CEOs but one of the most innovative providers of elderly care in the world.

In Greece, pandemic deprives refugees of vital link to food and locals

By Magdalena Rojo — June 12, 2020
(RNS) — A restaurant dedicated to feeding refugees and native Greeks alike awaits the country's reopening.
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