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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
1 August 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - COMBONI MISSIONARIES IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM: NEXT MONTH GENERAL CHAPTER WILL HAVE ITS CLIMAX IN THE CANONISATION OF BLESSED DANIELE COMBONI – FIDES INTERVIEW WITH FATHER JUAN GONZALEZ NUNEZ, HEAD OF THE CHAPTER PREPARATORY COMMISSION
Rome (Fides Service) – Founded in 1867 by Blessed Daniel Comboni (1831-1881) who will be canonised on 5 October, the Comboni missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (MCCI) are today in all 1,823 working on four continents: ...
31 July 2003
EUROPE/POLAND - EIGHT THOUSAND CATHOLIC SCOUTS AND GUIDES FROM 19 EUROPEAN NATIONS AT EUROJAM FOR THE FIRST TIME IN POLAND WHERE SCOUTING WAS BANNED UNTIL 1989
Zelazko (Fides Service) – More than 8,000 scouts and guides between 11 and 16 years of age are taking part in the 6th International Rally of Catholic Scouts from 1-12 August in Zelazko in Poland. This edition is specia ...
31 July 2003
EUROPE/SPAIN - “MARY STARTS EVANGELISATION FORMALLY WITH HER YES”: REFLECTION ON “MARY STAR OF EVANGELISATION” BY BISHOP FRANCISCO PEREZ GONZALEZ, NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF PONTIFICAL MISSION SOCIETIES IN SPAIN
Madrid (Fides Service) – “Is the Blessed Virgin Mary the Star of Evangelisation because she was with the Apostles in the Upper Room on the day of Pentecost? Was it only by chance that she was with them and therefore ...
30 July 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - AT RIVA DEL GARDA AN APPOINTMENT TO UNDERSTAND HOW THE MAJOR MEANS OF MASS COMMUNICATIONS FACE THE QUESTION OF COOPERATION IN DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY
Rome (Fides Service) - From 24 to 29 August hundreds of people will gather at Riva del Garda (Italy) with important experts for the 14th Week of Education to Globalisation to reflect on the theme: “Information and Dev ...
29 July 2003
EUROPE/SPAIN - FORMATION: “IS A RESPONSIBILITY FOR EVERY PERSON WHO DESIRES TO RESPOND TO THE CHALLENGES OF EVANGELISATION AND GOD’S CALL TO HOLINESS ”.- ORDINARY ASSEMBLY OF SPANISH INSTITUTE FOR FOREIGN MISSIONS
Madrid (Fides Service) – “Without these efforts for formation our life is impoverished and our work of evangelisation loses in quality”: this emerged from the ordinary assembly of the St Francis Xavier Spanish Inst ...
28 July 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - LIVING MISSION: YOUTH MISSION CAMP OPENS TODAY IN LORETO ORGANISED BY PONTIFICAL MISSION SOCIETIES ITALIAN BRANCH
Loreto (Fides Service) – A National Youth Missionary Formation Camp opened on July 28 at the John Paul II Youth Centre in Loreto, Italy. The July 29-3 August camp organised by the Pontifical Mission Societies in Italy ...
25 July 2003
EUROPE/SPAIN - YOUNG VOLUNTEERS SPEND SUMMER HOLIDAYS ON MISSION
Madrid (Fides Service) – Besides being a time for rest and enjoyment, Summer holidays can also be a time to help the work of the Church particularly where there is most need. Again this year a good number of young Span ...
21 July 2003
EUROPE/GERMANY - TRAVELLING BIBLE-BOX ATTRACTS MORE THAN 100,000 VISITORS, ESPECIALLY YOUNG PEOPLE, IN THIS “YEAR OF THE BIBLE”
Cologne (Fides Service) – At least 100,000 people visited a travelling BibleBox exhibition which concluded its journey through Germany in Cologne on Sunday 20 July. The exhibition, inaugurated three months ago in Mannh ...
21 July 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - FIRED BY INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, ALONGSIDE EUROPE OF MARKET AND INSTITUTIONS EUROPE OF CULTURE MUST MAKE A NEW AND BOLD START
Rome (Fides Service) – Sunday 20 July was the closing day of a universal Symposium, University and Church in Europe, which brought together 2,000 teachers, students, chaplains rectors and bishops from 41 European count ...
18 July 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - ST JOHN’S UNIVERSITY HONORARY DOCTORATE FOR CARDINAL GIOVANNI BATTISTA RE
EUROPE/ITALY ST JOHN’S UNIVERSITY HONORARY DOCTORATE FOR CARDINAL GIOVANNI BATTISTA RE Rome (Fides Service) – St John’s University established in New York in 1870, which has a branch in Rome, will hold a cere ...
18 July 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON “UNIVERSITY AND CHURCH IN EUROPE”. UNIVERSITIES: WHERE GOSPEL AND CULTURE MEET
Rome (Fides Service) – “Probably Europe has never seen a Symposium of this type. We have come from more than 40 countries to discuss and re-launch dialogue between University and Church. A dialogue which despite alte ...
16 July 2003
EUROPE/GERMANY - “BETWEEN WAR AND PEACE: RELIGIONS AND CULTURES MEET” IN THE HEART OF EUROPE INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE MEETING PROMOTED BY S. EGIDIO COMMUNITY
Rome (Fides Service) – The 17th International Meeting of Peoples and Religions sponsored by the Rome based S. Egidio Community will be held in the heart of Europe and it will focus on the new Europe. The Meeting which ...
15 July 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - MONASTIC VOCATIONS IN THE MODERN WORLD: YOUNG BENEDICTINES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD IN ROME FOR A CONGRESS
Rome (Fides Service) – Representing their Brothers all over the world, 37 young Benedictine monks from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America have come to Rome to take part in a Congress from 16 to 26 Ju ...
14 July 2003
EUROPE/ITALY - 1,200 PROFESSORS, STUDENTS AND CHAPLAINS FROM 40 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES IN ROME FOR INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON “UNIVERSITY AND CHURCH IN EUROPE.” SATURDAY AN AUDIENCE WITH THE POPE
Rome (Fides Service) - An International Symposium on the theme University and Church in Europe is to take place in Rome from 17-20 July 2003, organised by the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE) and the It ...
11 July 2003
EUROPA/SPAIN - BOOST MISSION, A PRIORITY FOR THE CHURCH IN SPAIN – NATIONAL MISSION CONGRESS IN SEPTEMBER
Burgos (Fides Service ) – The Bishops’ Commission for Missions and cooperation among the Churches has organised a Mission Congress which will take place in Burgos (Spain) 18 to 21 September with the slogan “This is ...
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