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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
16 June 2014
EUROPE/PORTUGAL - Cardinal Filoni concludes the jubilee celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the Diocese of Funchal
Funchal (Agenzia Fides) - "As the Trinitarian love of God, even ecclesial love must be given to others. First of all, for those who do not know the love of God, or are far away from him, or do not feel humanly worthy to ...
11 June 2014
EUROPE/PORTUGAL - After 500 years, the Diocese of Funchal relaunches the commitment to be "Church in Mission"
Funchal (Agenzia Fides) - "We hope that the commemorations of the 500 years of the Diocese may help to revive the memory of our values, to create new projects and new forms of the Church's commitment to the people and so ...
23 May 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN - 'Sueños de un niño soldado': project of a school for child soldiers in North Kivu
Miguelturra (Agenzia Fides) - The region of Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where there is the greatest number of conflicts in the world, was chosen as the location where to build a school for child soldiers, ...
23 May 2014
EUROPE/ITALY – Beatification of Mario Vergara, PIME martyr and Isidoro Ngei Ko Lat, first Burmese Blessed
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – On Saturday, May 24, 2014, in the Cathedral of Aversa, Father Mario Vergara, missionary of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) and his catechist Isidore Ngei Ko Lat will be beati ...
20 May 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN - "Ad gentes Missionary vocation", the main form of missionary cooperation
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - The "Days" of Diocesan Delegates for the Missions and the National Assembly of diocesan Directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) are being held in Madrid. With the slogan "Ad gentes m ...
16 May 2014
EUROPE/AUSTRIA - Intolerance and discrimination against Christians in Europe are on the rise: 241 cases in 2013
Vienna (Agenzia Fides) - In the year 2013, the Observatory on intolerance and discrimination against Christians in Europe (see Fides 1/10/2010) recorded 241 cases of intolerance against Christians in law and politics, th ...
14 May 2014
EUROPE/CZECH REPUBLIC - The "Small Missionary Clubs" where children learn to help their needy peers
Prague (Agenzia Fides) - The children of Pontifical Holy Childhood in the Czech Republic have just published a collection of pictures and drawings in which their favorite missionary quotes are shown. The book, titled How ...
2 May 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN - More than half a million women die each year in developing Countries during pregnancy and childbirth tneestneestnenestndneatnjdneat
Madrid (Agenzia Fides ) - "To be born a woman means more likely to live in poverty. Seven out of 10 people who suffer from hunger are women; two-thirds of illiterates are women all over the planet; over half a million wo ...
24 April 2014
EUROPE/ITALY - Four young people at the service of the last will talk about their experience on the web
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – The selection of 4 young volunteers who wish to live and talk about an experience at the service of the last, the forgotten in India, Kenya, Mozambique and the Philippines will begin on April 30. ...
24 April 2014
EUROPE/SWITZERLAND – One child out of 5 does not receive life-saving vaccinations
Geneva (Agenzia Fides) - Every year, one child out of five does not receive life-saving vaccinations and the need for vaccines to be kept constantly in cold temperature is a serious barrier to the improvement of the cove ...
4 April 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN - An army of women and children who collect garbage to earn a living
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - About 15 million people live and work all over the world collecting and recycling waste. Among these, the most vulnerable are women and children. However, this activity begins to be seen as a pos ...
27 March 2014
EUROPE/ITALY - Campaign to improve diagnosis and treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Tuberculosis is an old disease, which unfortunately is still very present: 8 million new cases each year. What worries most is the multidrug-resistant (MDR-TB) form of the disease. The current trea ...
21 March 2014
EUROPE/ITALY – 24 March, Day of Missionary Martyrs: like them, we are all "witnesses" of the Gospel
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Founded in 1993 by the Missionary Youth Movement of the Italian Pontifical Mission Societies, on the anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Oscar A. Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador (Marc ...
7 March 2014
EUROPE/ITALY - A "Missionary Year": 100 years since the arrival of the first Orionini missionaries in Brazil
Genoa (Agenzia Fides) - "The missionary history of the Congregation starts from Genoa on December 17, 1913, when the first missionaries left for Brazil. The first missionary tent was set up in Brazil in Mar de Espanha, o ...
6 March 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN - Seven out of ten poor people in the world are women who have no rights and education
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) – Out of 1 billion 300 million people living in extreme poverty around the world, 910 million are women, seven out of ten. In addition, they do not have the same rights and opportunities as men. ...
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