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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
10 March 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - Migration: "The Church is the critical conscience before the authorities"
Cadiz (Agenzia Fides) - "At a time of great migrations that arouse suspicion and rejection, the Church wants to respond with the force of charity, to create the culture of encounter": this is how His Exc. Mgr. Rafael Zor ...
6 March 2015
EUROPE/GERMANY - "Witnesses of Christ": new edition of the German martyrology of the twentieth century with 60 missionaries killed
Bonn (Agenzia Fides) - In memory of the martyrs of the 20th century, the German Bishops' Conference (DBK) has recently published the sixth edition of the "German Martyrology" with the title "Witnesses of Christ". With th ...
6 March 2015
EUROPE/UKRAINE - Fighting decreases but medical situation remains dire
Kiev (Agenzia Fides) - Although fighting in eastern Ukraine has reduced since a ceasefire came into effect on 15 February, shelling continues in some areas and medical needs remain urgent on both sides of the frontline. ...
2 March 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - Not always employment is the way out of social exclusion
Cadiz (Agenzia Fides) - 24% of the population of the province of Cadiz (South of Spain) is in a situation of social exclusion, we are talking about 297,000 people. This reality affects more than 100,000 families in Cadiz ...
26 February 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - Despite the crisis, the PMS in Spain has increased the support for missions by 20%
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - Despite the economic crisis that the country is experiencing, the Pontifical Mission Societies of Spain (PMS) have managed to increase its support to missions by collecting 19.52% more than the p ...
25 February 2015
EUROPE/CROATIA - The missionary activity in Europe and the world: European meeting of Directors of the PMS
Zagreb (Agenzia Fides) - The European Meeting of National Directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) will be held in Croatia, in Luznica, from 1 to 5 March, and will focus on several hot topics concerning the Ch ...
17 February 2015
EUROPE/POLAND – National Mission Congress: missionary cooperation and conversion
Lodz (Agenzia Fides) – The programme of the 4th National Mission Congress to be held 12 to 14 June 2015, was the focus of a National Meeting of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) Poland, which took place 9 and 10 ...
13 February 2015
EUROPE/ARMENIA - The Armenian parliament is studying a statement condemning the Assyrian and Greek Genocides
Erevan (Agenzia Fides) - The recent announcement of a statement that the Armenian Parliament may soon adopt, to express condemnation of the massacres suffered a century ago by the Greeks and Assyrians in Ottoman territor ...
13 February 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN - "The way we treat immigrants today will leave a mark in our history"
Ceuta (Agenzia Fides) - "Together with the Church of Tangier we add our voice to that of those who, in the name of justice, demand respect for the rights of those who, for lack of documents, are considered illegal. Migra ...
4 February 2015
EUROPE/ARMENIA - The victims of the Genocide will be proclaimed saints by the Armenian Apostolic Church on April 23
Erevan (Agenzia Fides) - The Armenian Apostolic Church is preparing to recognize the sanctity of the victims of the Armenian Genocide with a solemn liturgy, scheduled for April 23 at the Patriarchal See of the Catholicos ...
23 January 2015
EUROPE/ITALY - Scalabrini Missionaries open a community in Syracuse to welcome migrants
Syracuse (Agenzia Fides) - A new missionary community has been opened in Syracuse to welcome migrants who land in Sicily and the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, Scalabrinians have the first three sisters who ...
9 January 2015
EUROPE/SPAIN – Day of Migrants - Bishops appeal to the government: listen to immigrants before expelling them
Albacete (Agenzia Fides) - The Spanish Bishops have asked the government to listen to the voice of immigrants before expelling them, in order to ascertain whether or not they are people in need of asylum or victims of vi ...
8 January 2015
EUROPE/SWITZERLAND - Fatal accidents, permanent disabilities, illnesses for millions of children forced to work around the world
Geneva (Agenzia Fides) - Currently 168 million children work in the world. Among these 115 million between 5 and 17 years of age are engaged in jobs considered at high risk where they work as miners, farmers, constructio ...
19 December 2014
EUROPE/GERMANY - The Star Singers want to "ensure healthy nutrition for children in the Philippines and around the world"
Aachen (Agenzia Fides) - For the 57th time, in the days leading up to January 6th 2015, the "Star Singers" (Sternsinger) of the Holy Childhood Association in Germany, will be on the country’s street-corners singing Chr ...
11 December 2014
EUROPE/POLAND - Mary, model of missionary commitment for all believers
Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) - "Mary - Model of missionary zeal" was the theme of the meeting and prayer vigil promoted by the Pontifical Missionary Union of Poland, which took place on 6 and 7 December at the National Sh ...
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