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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
5 December 2022
ASIA/IRAQ - Walking together in the faith of the Apostles. Interview with Mar Awa III, Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East
by Gianni Valente Erbil (Agenzia Fides) - A synodal ecclesial program is fruitful if «it helps everyone to walk in the faith of the Apostles cherished by Tradition». For this reason, references to synodal dynamics «c ...
3 December 2022
ASIA/INDIA - Extraordinary exposition of the remains of St. Francis Xavier: a message of faith, simplicity, hope
Goa (Agenzia Fides) - The figure of the holy man who goes around the villages with a little bell and, draws the attention of children and adults, teaches the simplest prayers, the Our Father, the Hail Mary, the Confiteor ...
2 December 2022
ASIA/PAKISTAN - Government and courts crackdown on blasphemy through social media
Peshawar (Agenzia Fides) - An anti-terrorism court in Peshawar has sentenced Sana Ullah, a Pakistani citizen living in the northern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to death for committing blasphemy on social media. The c ...
1 December 2022
ASIA/LEBANON - The Middle East Council of Churches to young Christians: remain faithful to your land
Bkennaya (Agenzia Fides) - The Executive Committee of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) launched an explicit and determined appeal to young Christians from the Middle East, so that they "remain faithful to their ...
1 December 2022
ASIA/BANGLADESH - Knowledge and prevention, key elements to saving girls from human trafficking
Gazipur (Agenzia Fides) - Jaeda Akhter, a thirty-year-old Bangladeshi, wife and mother of a child, who lives with her family in the outskirts of Dhaka, was the victim of an international gang of human traffickers and bro ...
30 November 2022
ASIA/MALAYSIA - The service of Catholic schools in the education system: a contribution to the new generations
Kota Kinabalu (Agenzia Fides) - "The way in which teachers continue to transmit knowledge using all means, even the mass media, and the perseverance they show in continuing to serve children in difficult times is admirab ...
29 November 2022
ASIA/VIETNAM - Going out of oneself to meet God and neighbour: the mission of young people, who are not afraid to touch misery, poverty and violence
Viet Tri (Agenzia Fides) - The Hung National Temple, located in the city of Viet Tri, in the territory of the diocese of Hung Hoa, is the place where the Hung kings gave life to Vietnam 4000 years ago. This land is respe ...
28 November 2022
ASIA/SOUTH KOREA - Advent season for forgiveness and peace on the Korean peninsula
Seoul (Agenzia Fides) - The Advent season is a propitious time to reflect on forgiveness, peace, reconciliation and to act so that a path of dialogue and rapprochement can be resumed between North and South Korea. This i ...
26 November 2022
ASIA/SOUTH KOREA - A film on St. Andrew Kim, pioneer of human dignity and equality among men
Daejeon (Agenzia Fides) - "The film 'A Birth' narrates the life of Saint Andrew Kim Taegon. The examples and virtues of our saint raise spiritual questions about how to live today. The title of the film is a reference at ...
25 November 2022
ASIA/MYANMAR - The contribution of women in the struggle for freedom and in the defense of human dignity
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Burmese women are making a crucial contribution in the fight for respect for human dignity, for the restoration of freedom and democracy and in opposing the violence of the military junta in Myanma ...
25 November 2022
ASIA/IRAQ - Around 20 families a month: Patriarch Sako laments the emigration of Iraqi Christians
Baghdad (Agenzia Fides) - Iraqi Christians, living mainly in the cities of the Nineveh Plains and other areas of northern Iraq, continue to leave the country. This is happening "at a rate of around 20 families a month," ...
24 November 2022
ASIA/SYRIA - Armenian Catholic Patriarchate: let us pray for the end of Turkish military operations in north-east Syria
Aleppo (Agenzia Fides) - The Armenian Catholic Patriarchate has issued an invitation to pray during the Advent season, asking the coming Savior Jesus, to also bring peace, the end of suffering and danger to the populatio ...
23 November 2022
ASIA/INDONESIA - Serving the poor, in harmony with Muslims: living faith in Christ in Indonesia
Bandung (Agenzia Fides) - In the city of Yogyakarta, a city where universities and educational institutes flourish, Catholic and Muslim students share paths of study and experiences of solidarity towards the poorest. On ...
22 November 2022
ASIA - Spouses with different faiths: a growing phenomenon, an opportunity for dialogue and love
Bangkok (Agenzia Fides) - Interreligious marriage is a complex reality and is a growing phenomenon in Asia. It should not be demonized, but requires specific pastoral attention, as it represents an opportunity for a dial ...
21 November 2022
ASIA/MALAYSIA - Fragmented political landscape after the vote; Christians committed to the common good
Kuala Lumpur (Agenzia Fides) - "Christians are committed to the common good of the country and have no plans to proselytize and Christianize the nation", declared the Malaysian Council of Churches (CCM), while the countr ...
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