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(1670s) Caption (translated): "Scenes of Magic: 1, Priest speaking to the lion / 2, Spell of the priest / 3, belt with sacred relics/objects / 4, Iron handles / 5, Two horn-shaped amulets filled with ointment." Antonio Cavazzi (b. 1621) was an Italian priest who from 1654 to 1667 joined the Capuchin mission in what is today northern Angola; after a visit to Europe, he returned to Angola, particularly the Kingdom of Kongo, where he remained from 1672 to 1677.

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Where is Angola? What about Ethiopia or Nigeria? Can your kids find them on a map? Want to know something funny? Many children and adults around the world  thin

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The first portuguese contact with the king of Kongo is since 1490 and took place in the capital of M'banza Kongo where was inatalled the diocese of Angola and Kongo. Actually, M'banza Kongo still contains an irnportant nurober of edifications or evidencies which belongs to the XVI Century such as: The old Cathedral Ruins, built in the same place where the first church in the south of the equator was built by the portugueses, before; The residence of the kings of the Kongo, where is now the…

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In Africa, most Europeans were confined, because of climate, disease, geographical barriers, and African strength, to coastal trading forts. The exceptions were in Angola and South Africa. The Portuguese sent disruptive slaving expeditions into Angola from established coastal centers.

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Good morning people of god all over the world, please - Good morning people of god all over the world, please pray with my family specially my father en my mother . my parents have been crying for they son ever since, now is 16 years past with out see him. Hes just in Angola near by namibia but he dont think to return home one day. please lord my god tolk to him to think about where he come from. Let this festival be the festival of reconciliation with our long lost brother in Jesus name…