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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
4 November 2019
EUROPE/SPAIN - The Extraordinary Missionary Month has revitalized missionary enthusiasm in the dioceses
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "The Extraordinary Missionary Month has ended, but what cannot end is the impetus that the Holy Spirit has placed in the hearts of Christians. Mission has ceased to be something which belongs to ...
28 October 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - XIV Scalabrinian General Chapter begins: migrants and refugees "at the center of the Church"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The XIV General Chapter of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo (Scalabrinians) opened, with the theme "Consecrated for the mission with migrants and refugees. ‘Walk humbly with your Go ...
26 October 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - "Baptized and sent": "Mission is a divine action witnessed by men and women"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Without hesitation, let us ask the Lord that the baptism we have received bears all its fruit in fullness, without half measures, without calculation, without fear. The missionary nature of our ba ...
24 October 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - Forming young people to the mission: the new proposal of the Comboni family begins
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - In the Extraordinary Missionary Month a new path of formation and missionary spirituality is underway for young people aged 18 to 35, promoted by the Comboni family. To make concrete experience of ...
23 October 2019
EUROPE/CZECH REP. - "The big power of small deeds": the seventh national mission congress of children from Holy Childhood
Kroměříž (Agenzia Fides) - Promoted by the National Direction of the Pontifical Mission Societies of the Czech Republic, the seventh National Mission Congress of the children of the Pontifical Society of Holy Childho ...
18 October 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - The beatification of Father Cremonesi, martyr, on the eve of Mission Day in the Extraordinary Missionary Month
Crema (Agenzia Fides) – On Saturday 19 October, on the eve of World Mission Sunday, in the heart of the Extraordinary Missionary Month announced by Pope Francis for this October 2019, the solemn liturgy of the Beatific ...
17 October 2019
EUROPE/SPAIN - "With you, Luigi, we suffer, we pray and we hope": the missionaries recall and wait for Father Maccalli
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "It has been more than a year since we received the news of the abduction of Father Pier Luigi Maccalli, our friend and confrere. I still remember having received a call at the end of the celebra ...
16 October 2019
EUROPE/IRELAND - "Together we are mission": 700 children participated in the Day of Missionary Prayer
Thurles (Agenzia Fides) - The second Friday in October is the day chosen in Ireland for children who come together to pray for their peers who live in other parts of the world, especially those from mission dioceses. Arc ...
15 October 2019
EUROPE/CZECH REP. - "Following the footsteps of the Missionary Saints", in the Extraordinary Missionary Month
Proseč (Agenzia Fides) - A Mission Day was held in Proseč, a city in the Czech Republic near Skuteč, entitled "Following the footsteps of missionary Saints". More than 110 small and big missionaries from the diocese o ...
12 October 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - Extraordinary Missionary Month: "Baptized and sent": attracted by the love for God, to rediscover the gift of life
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Let us allow ourselves to be attracted and conquered by the example of Jesus Christ, by his love, so that we can be his witnesses in everyday life". This is what Sr. Vijaya Stella John Joseph, an ...
11 October 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - Extraordinary Missionary Month: the diocese of Rome sets up an award dedicated to Don Andrea Santoro
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "If we have discovered we are children of the Heavenly Father, how can we be silent about the joy of being loved, the certainty of always being precious in the eyes of God? This is the announcement ...
10 October 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - "Languages, Mission, Memory": the Comboni Missionaries for the Year of Indigenous Languages and the Extraordinary Missionary Month
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The exhibition entitled "Languages, Mission, Memory; the contribution of Comboni Missionaries to the study and preservation of local languages in their work of proclaiming the Gospel" begins today ...
10 October 2019
EUROPE/GERMANY - Witnesses from north-eastern India in the German dioceses for the Extraordinary Missionary Month
Nuremberg (Agenzia Fides) - The Extraordinary Missionary Month was inaugurated at a national level in Münster on Sunday 6 October, with a celebration presided by the Bishop of Münster, Felix Genn, and concelebrated by ...
9 October 2019
EUROPE/SWITZERLAND - Forum on mission today at the University of Friborg, on the occasion of the Extraordinary Missionary Month
Freiburg (Agenzia Fides) - The mission is at the center of the 11th Forum "Church of Freiburg in the world" which takes place at the University of Friborg on 10 and 11 October. This meeting, on the occasion of the Extrao ...
9 October 2019
EUROPE/POLAND - President of the PMS to Polish Bishops: "The extraordinary missionary Month is an opportunity to rediscover the missionary and universal dimension of faith"
Warsaw (Agenzia Fides) - A large number of Polish Bishops, missionaries and religious women are involved in the pastoral service and in the proclamation of the Gospel in mission territories: this is what Archbishop Giamp ...
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