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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
5 March 2014
EUROPE/ITALY - Father Lazzaro, "discreet martyr of charity"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Discreet martyr of charity": this is how His Exc. Mgr. Nuncio Galantino, Bishop of the Diocese of Cassano all'Jonio and ad Interim Secretary General of the Italian Bishops Conference, described Fa ...
4 March 2014
EUROPE/ARMENIA - Major exhibit on Armenian Genocide available online
Yerevan (Agenzia Fides) - A major exhibit consisting of 20 panels with over 150 historic photographs documenting the role of the Armenian Church during the Armenian Genocide with testimony from survivors and witnesses wi ...
4 February 2014
EUROPE/ARMENIA - Initiatives in support of Armenian refugees who fled from Syria
Yerevan (Agenzia Fides) - There are growing initiatives of various kinds in favor of the Armenian Syrians who fled their country and have found refuge in Armenia. In recent days, the government organization Hayastan All- ...
3 February 2014
EUROPE/ITALY - Violence and injustice in the testimonies of the Roman missionaries
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Violence and injustice are evils still rooted in the hearts of men. The stories of three mission experiences lived by priests and lay people in Rome are the focus of the meeting to be held on Monda ...
22 January 2014
EUROPE/SPAIN - "Invisible Victims": meeting of the Network for the fight against human trafficking
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - The biennial meeting of the members of Christian Organisations Against Trafficking in Human Beings (COATNET – in English) ends today, 22 January, which brought together in Madrid 60 experts fro ...
21 January 2014
EUROPE/PORTUGAL - The whole Church is involved in the problem of migration
Aveiro (Agenzia Fides) - The pastoral operators of migration have concluded their fourteenth Assembly affirming the need to create "groups of reception and information" in the parishes, to illustrate the theme of emigrat ...
18 December 2013
EUROPE/GERMANY – From the Star Singers: "a blessing for refugee children in Malawi and around the world"
Aachen (Agenzia Fides) - For the 56th time, in the days leading up to January 6, 2014, the "Star Singers" (Sternsinger) of the Holy Childhood Association in Germany will be on the country’s street-corners singing Chris ...
17 December 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - Immigrant minors: the number of young children has increased tenfold, mostly Syrians fleeing
Rome (Agenzia Fides ) - 40,244 immigrants arrived in Italy via sea between January 1 and November 30, 2013, of whom 5,273 are women and 7,928 children, 1 out of 5. These are some data in the dossier "Immigrants minors ar ...
10 December 2013
EUROPE/POLAND - Support vocations in mission countries: prayer vigil and missiological session
Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) - Promoted by the Pontifical Missionary Union of Poland, on 7 and 8 December, at the Shrine of Jasna Gora, a prayer vigil and missiological session under the theme - support for vocations in m ...
3 December 2013
EUROPE/ITALY – Mgr. Melchior de Marion Brésillac, from India to Africa to carry out "nothing but the will of God"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - On December 2, 1813, exactly two hundred years ago, Melchior de Marion Brésillac was born in Castelnaudary , in the south of France. A missionary and later a Bishop and first Apostolic Vicar of Co ...
26 November 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - Conclusion of the diocesan phase of the beatification process of Luisa Guidotti Mistrali, missionary doctor, killed in Rhodesia
Modena (Agenzia Fides) - In the presence of the Archbishop of Modena - Nonantola, His Exc. Mgr. Antonio Lanfranchi, on November 23 in Modena, in the church of St. Dominic the diocesan phase of the beatification process o ...
22 November 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - "DROP by DROP": to ensure clean water to children in Rwanda
Lodi (Agenzia Fides) - 110 children in Rwanda will have drinking water by Christmas, thanks to the partnership between the Fight World Hunger Movement (MLFM), an Italian NGO that operates in the poorest Countries to brin ...
21 November 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - In Rome, a prayer vigil for peace in Syria and the release of the hostages
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – On Wednesday, November 27, a prayer vigil to pray for peace in Syria will take place in the church of Santa Maria dell'Orto, in Trastevere area, in Rome. The vigil, convened by the Center for mis ...
20 November 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - International Children’s day and the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, and Youth in the World
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – Today, 20 November, International Children’s day and the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, and Youth in the World are celebrated around the world. According to data published by va ...
15 November 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - Two centuries after the Reconstitution of the Society, the Jesuits look at the universal mission
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - In 2014 the Jesuits celebrate the second centenary of the Reconstitution of the Society of Jesus, sanctioned by the Papal Bull "sollicitudo omnium ecclesiarum" of Pope Pius VII on August 7, 1814. O ...
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