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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
14 May 2018
EUROPE/AUSTRIA - "Mission Manifest": mission is the top priority in European countries
Vienna (Agenzia Fides) - "We are Catholic Christians from Austria, Germany and Switzerland, who grieve about the erosion of the Catholic faith that Pope Francis speaks of. We are aware of the fact that our home countries ...
8 May 2018
EUROPE/ITALY - The Camillians, martyrs of charity and service to the sick
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - On February 2, 1994, the Order of the Ministers of the Sick (Camilliani - MI) officially instituted the "Day of the Religious Martyrs of Charity" on May 25, coinciding with the anniversary of the b ...
18 April 2018
EUROPE/ITALY - "Dialogue, respect and freedom of expression": 400 religious information professionals gathered in Rome
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "The Church has much to work on issues of dialogue, respect and freedom of expression, especially when it must communicate opinions on social issues, trying to clearly express the values of the Chu ...
14 April 2018
VATICAN - Fr. Justino Rezende at the end of the pre-Synodal Meeting for the Amazon: "May the Synod be the manifestation of God for us"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Through this synod we have the important opportunity to innovate our current Church in the Amazon and to be in the midst of different peoples in a new way, with enthusiasm, commitment and dedicati ...
12 April 2018
EUROPE/MALTA - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS, Mgr. Valentino Borg
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 18 January 2018 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Mgr. Valentino Borg, of the archdiocesan clergy of Malta, as Natio ...
23 March 2018
EUROPE/ITALY - On March 24, the Day of missionary martyrs: from their blood, fullness of life
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - To remember with prayer, fasting and a concrete act of charity all the missionaries who were killed in the world, even those unknown to most, and who shed their blood for the Gospel. This is the re ...
19 February 2018
EUROPE/RUSSIA - Massacre in front of a church in Dagestan. Patriarch Kirill: they want to break the harmony among Christians and Muslims
Kizljar (Agenzia Fides) - A gunman killed five women yesterday, Sunday February 18 as they left St. George's Cathedral in Kizljar, in the Republic of Dagestan. According to the Patriarch of Moscow the attack represents a ...
9 February 2018
EUROPE/IRELAND - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS, Fr. Martin Anthony Kelly CSSp
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 23 November 2017, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Fr. Martin Anthony Kelly of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (CSSp ...
26 January 2018
EUROPE/FRANCE - Revitalize the missionary commitment to listening to Christ
Paris (Agenzia Fides) - The PMS diocesan Directors who will be in Paris on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January. This national meeting will bring together all those involved in missionary animation in the 99 French dioceses ...
11 January 2018
EUROPE/ITALY - A light in the night to support the hope of migrants
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Light a candle to support migrants in their journey of hope: this is the proposal of the Scalabrinian Missionary Sisters, a religious congregation that has been dealing with migrants since its foun ...
11 January 2018
EUROPE/ROMANIA - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS, Fr. Eugenio Blaj
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On November 19, 2017 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed the rev. Fr. Eugenio Blaj, of the diocese of Iasi, as National Direct ...
28 December 2017
EUROPE/GERMANY - "Star Singers" collection 2018: "Together against child labor"
Aachen (Fides) - More than 2,600 "Star Singers" (Sternsinger) of the Holy Childhood Association in Germany will participate at the official inauguration of their 60th Annual Campaign in Trier (Germany) on Friday, Decembe ...
15 December 2017
EUROPE/POLAND - The evangelization of the world entrusted to Our Lady of Czestochowa
Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) – To deepen the missionary spirit and entrust the missionary work of the Church to Mary's motherly protection: with this spirit over 400 people attended the evening prayer vigil for the evan ...
12 December 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - Education, health, reconstruction: the priorities of the Madian Community
Turin (Agenzia Fides) - "Education, health, disability, reconstruction: this year we focused our efforts on these four fundamental points", said to Fides Fr. Antonio Menegon, president of the "Madian Orizzonti" Onlus org ...
28 November 2017
EUROPE/SPAIN - A concrete response to the homeless: the commitment of Caritas Burgos
Burgos (Agenzia Fides) - "We are people. We have rights. No homeless": this is the theme of the national Spanish Caritas campaign dedicated to the homeless. During the presentation of the campaign last week, Fernando Gar ...
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World Mission Sunday 2017
Message of His Holiness
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