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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
3 December 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - Campaign in aid of refugees to guarantee shelter, food, clothing, medicines, psychological assistance, education and pastoral care
Seville (Agenzia Fides) – According to the United Nations Organisation in the world at present there are some 60 million displaced persons, the largest number of them come from Syria. Many undertake exhausting journeys ...
2 December 2015
EUROPE/ITALY - “A Indian tree” World Day for Persons with Disabilities
Milan (Agenzia Fides) – Today about 15% of the world population is affected by some sort of disability. One billion according to a 2011 of report. Of these 80% live in developing countries, where basic health care is n ...
1 December 2015
EUROPE/ITALY - "There is life beyond HIV": more than half of those eligible to treatment are still without care
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - 45% of the 37 million people living with HIV are unaware of being infected with the virus. On the occasion of the World Day against HIV/AIDS, which is celebrated on December 1 each year, the NGO Do ...
27 November 2015
EUROPE/ITALY - The death of Don Luigi Mazzucato, for over half a century director of Cuamm
Padua (Agenzia Fides) - "Sad, but with the serenity that comes from the fulfillment of a long life devoted to others, we announce the death of Don Luigi Mazzucato, director of Doctors with Africa-Cuamm 1955-2008". Th ...
24 November 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - Poverty: main cause of the violation of children's rights
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - Poverty is the main cause of human rights violations, even young children are deprived of basic needs such as education, health care, access to safe water and sufficient and adequate food. In add ...
19 November 2015
EUROPE/RUSSIA - Archbishop Hilarion: France and Russia allies against terrorists "servants of Satan"
Moscow (Agenzia Fides) - "Russia and France were allies during the last great war and defeated the Brown Plague (Nazism, ed) together. Now we must together oppose the plague of international terrorism for the sake of the ...
10 November 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - Cardinal Filoni at the Universidad San Damaso for the 50th anniversary of the "Perfectae caritatis" and "Ad Gentes" Decrees
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "The ongoing commitment of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, together with the Episcopal Conferences and individual Bishops, is to bring the local Churches in mission territorie ...
16 October 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - The redemption of rights: day for the eradication of poverty
Seville (Agenzia Fides) - On October 17 in Andalucía, as in the rest of Spain and the world people and organizations will mobilize to collect and launch proposals for Human Rights, in order to have a sustainable world, ...
16 October 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - Thousands of faithful at the closing celebrations of the Teresian Jubilee
Avila (Agenzia Fides) - The V centenary of the birth of Saint Teresa of Jesus ended yesterday, Thursday, October 15, with the Holy Mass celebrated in the Great Market of Avila (Spain) by the President of the Spanish Epis ...
15 October 2015
EUROPE/SERBIA - Rigid temperatures and difficult conditions for refugees
Presevo (Agenzia Fides) - According to data collected by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), at the end of September the number of people emigrated between Turkey and Greece reached 7,000 a day. The rough ...
9 October 2015
EUROPE/GERMANY - Scalabrini Fest 2015: migration characterizes the history of humanity
Stuttgart (Agenzia Fides) - "Many of the issues that now occupy the top positions in the international debate on migration also existed in the past, which saw this phenomenon in constant evolution. Migration, in fact, ch ...
7 October 2015
EUROPE/ITALY - Every minute a child goes blind: "Let's open our Eyes" to avoid this tragedy
Milan (Agenzia Fides) – Eye treatment or buying a pair of glasses in some areas of the world is now routine while it is a rarity elsewhere. The lack of these basic services and tools, according to the World Health Orga ...
25 September 2015
EUROPE/ARMENIA - The events on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide followed by more than a billion viewers
Yerevan (Agenzia Fides) - The broadcasting on commemorative events dedicated to the hundredth anniversary of the Armenian Genocide - concentrated especially in the days between 22 and 24 April - were followed on average ...
24 September 2015
EUROPE/POLAND - Youth Day and the Jubilee of the Pontifical Missionary Union in Poland
Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) - Diocesan Directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS), in charge of the missions of the religious Congregations, lay mission animators of Poland gathered from September 15 to 17 in th ...
23 September 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - International Day against human trafficking
Bilbao (Agenzia Fides) - Since 1999, International day against human trafficking is celebrated every year on 23 September, with the sole objective to expose and eradicate this illegal practice, provide assistance to vict ...
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