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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
10 December 2014
EUROPE/ITALY – NGO together for the rights of people with disabilities
Milan (Agenzia Fides) - In the world one billion people are disabled, 80% of them live in developing countries. Of these, 93 million are children, who in poorer countries have very little chance of access to schooling be ...
4 December 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN – Fund raising Christmas markets in aid of HIV positive and abused children in Zimbabwe
EUROPE/SPAIN – Fund raising Christmas markets in aid of HIV positive and abused children in Zimbabwe Melilla (Agenzia Fides) – In view of Christmas, various fund raising events are organised by associations of volu ...
4 December 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN – Missionaries victims of Ebola: we remember our missionaries, what they do and for whom they work
EUROPE/SPAIN – Missionaries victims of Ebola: we remember our missionaries, what they do and for whom they work León (Agenzia Fides) – Bishop Julián López Martín of Leon diocese in Spain has written a letter to ...
27 November 2014
EUROPE/RUSSIA - Russia is preparing a resolution on the defense of Christians in the Middle East
Moscow (Agenzia Fides) - Russia is considering "the opportunity to submit to the Council for Human Rights of the United Nations - United Nations agency based in Geneva - a resolution to urge international measures of pro ...
19 November 2014
EUROPE/ITALY - National Missionary Conference: to rekindle the fire of the mission ad gentes
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The work of the fourth National Missionary Congress, to be held in Sacrofano (Rome) until November 23 on the theme "Arise, go to Nineveh, the great city - where the Gospel becomes encounter" will o ...
13 November 2014
EUROPE/FRANCE – For 15 years on the Seine "The fleuron Saint Jean" is a home for the homeless
Paris (Agenzia Fides) - Transforming a barge in a shelter for the homeless was the goal of the project promoted 15 years ago by the Ordre de Malte France. After anchoring in Paris on the banks of the Seine, "Le Fleuron S ...
10 November 2014
EUROPE/ITALY - The number of Nigerian women destined for sexual slavery has tripled
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in a statement sent to Agenzia Fides, denounces an increase of 300% of women potential victims of trafficking in prostitution. "In 2014, 16,839 w ...
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