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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
18 February 2023
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - Alarm over the trafficking of Russian women who emigrate to Argentina to give birth
Buenos Aires (Agenzia Fides) - "I am leaving for Argentina. We help people to move to Argentina, obtain permanent residence and passport, which opens visa-free entry to 170 countries around the world", announced RuArgent ...
14 February 2023
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Apostolic Vicariate of Caroni: “An exciting mission”
Bolívar (Agenzia Fides) - "In these first hundred years since the canonical establishment of the Apostolic Vicariate of Caroní, the Capuchins have carried out a difficult and exciting mission. They have devoted almost ...
13 February 2023
AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Pope Francis: "Peace is born of truth, justice, freedom and love and is achieved through patient dialogue"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "The news from Nicaragua has saddened me a great deal, and I cannot but remember with concern Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, whom I care about greatly, sentenced to 26 years imprisonment, an ...
10 February 2023
AMERICA/HAITI - Ruthless violence against the defenseless. Missionary kidnapped, Brazilian nuns attacked
Port au Prince (Agenzia Fides) - "We hoped that the situation would improve, instead, after a pause at Christmas everything exploded again", Father Antonio Menegòn, a Camillian missionary (MI) tells Fides. The priest re ...
10 February 2023
AMERICA/COSTA RICA - Bishops on the current situation: “We must not get used to violence”
San José (Agenzia Fides) - "Yes to justice, to love, to peace", said Pope John Paul II during his visit to Costa Rica on March 3, 1983. It is under this motto that the members of the Costa Rican Bishops' Conference pres ...
9 February 2023
AMERICA - Appeal to young people: “Our time has come! Our commitment is the transformation of society and the construction of the civilization of love”
Bogotà (Agenzia Fiudes) - "We want to express our feeling of closeness to the young people of Peru, Haiti, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Mexico and other countries of the continent; to those who have been suffering the ravages ...
8 February 2023
AMERICA/BRAZIL - Appointment of the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies, Sister Regina da Costa Pedro
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On November 10, 2022, Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle appointed Sr. Regina Da Costa Padro, of the Missionaries of the Immaculate Conception of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions ( ...
8 February 2023
AMERICA/BRAZIL - The work of the Church to combat human trafficking must be integrated by a government program
Brasilia (Agenzia Fides) - "An important role of this Commission is listening. We hear the cry of anguish of our sisters and brothers who experience various forms of violence. We have heard the cry of hunger, the absence ...
7 February 2023
AMERICA/CILE - Christian community in solidarity with victims of forest fires that have so far caused 26 deaths, 1,000 injured, 1,800 homeless
Concepcion (Agenzia Fides) - "Dozens of people have died, hundreds injured, incalculable material losses, life's work turned to ashes, many dreams shattered and hundreds of thousands of jobs lost": this is the partial re ...
6 February 2023
AMERICA/PERU - Open letter from the bishops to the members of Congress: "Do not turn your back, listen to the cry of all the Peruvian people"
Lima (Agenzia Fides) - The Peruvian Congress has rejected a new bill to bring forward general elections to the end of this year, which also included a referendum on the creation of a Constituent Assembly. After this new ...
3 February 2023
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - "Migrant Houses" risk closure: Red Clamor supports Bishops' demands
Guatemala City (Agenzia Fides) - The Red Clamor ecclesial network, which includes organizations involved in the field of migration, refugees and human trafficking, joins the Bishops' Conference of Guatemala, which expres ...
2 February 2023
AMERICA/COSTA RICA - World Day of Consecrated Life: "Messengers of Solidarity and Hope in Today's World"
San José (Agenzia Fides) - "In our current context in which we experience fragility, loneliness, inequality that leads to injustice, violence, neglect, uncertainty in the face of a bleak future, consecrated life feels c ...
1 February 2023
AMERICA/BRAZIL - The situation of indigenous peoples arouses "holy indignation" in the hearts of all, especially Christians
Brasilia (Agenzia Fides) - The Brazilian Bishops' Conference (CNBB) asks the authorities for "adequate treatment dedicated to the Yanomami people and to all indigenous communities present in Brazilian territory. Given th ...
31 January 2023
AMERICA/URUGUAY - On May 6 the Beatification of the first Bishop of Montevideo, born on a boat of emigrants
Montevideo (Agenzia Fides) - The Archbishop of Brasilia, Cardinal Paulo Cezar Costa, will preside over the rite of Beatification, as Papal Legate, representative of the Holy Father Francis, of Monsignor Jacinto Vera, fir ...
30 January 2023
AMERICA/BRAZIL - Indigenous Yanomami: "the Church is always for the defense of life, land and the rights of peoples"
Roraima (Agenzia Fides) - The Ecclesial Conference of the Amazon (CEAMA) and the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM), in union with the Church of Brazil, reaffirmed their commitment to be allies of the Amazonian peop ...
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