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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
11 November 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - "First mothers and children": to double in five years the number of assisted births
Milan (Agenzia Fides) - "First mothers and children" is the watchword of an intervention carried out by the NGO Doctors with Africa Cuamm for the health and lives of mothers and children that involves four hospitals, 22 ...
9 November 2013
EUROPE - The new website of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences on-line
Barcelona (Agenzia Fides) - A new, modern means of communication and analysis: this is how the new website of the Council of European Episcopal Conferences (CCEE) presents itself on-line at www.ccee.eu. The website was p ...
5 November 2013
EUROPE/GREAT BRITAIN – Children trafficking continues to increase: the last case of a girl kidnapped in Somalia for the sale of organs
London (Agenzia Fides) - Human trafficking as well as that of the organs does not only occur in the poorest Countries in order to overcome the extreme poverty in which they live. The phenomenon is also widespread in the ...
30 October 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - "Help for the end of the earth": a new mobile health auxiliary in the archipelago of the Solomon Islands
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – The aim of the project - "Help for the end of the earth" - is to set up a new health auxiliary and provide for formation of local health personnel to fight diseases such as HIV, malaria, tubercul ...
23 October 2013
EUROPE - Appeal to the UN: a Resolution for the protection of religious minorities is needed
Bratislava (Agenzia Fides) – Taking into account the constant increase in forms of violence, the persecution of Christians and other religious groups in various parts of the world, the Plenary Assembly of the Council o ...
16 October 2013
EUROPE/ENGLAND - On October 20, we can all become missionaries ...
London (Agenzia Fides) - The Bishop of Rustenburg, South Africa, Bishop Kevin Dowling, renowned anti-apartheid fighter who with orphans in the platinum mine communities in Rustenburg, will be in London for World Mission ...
14 October 2013
EUROPE/GERMANY - Syrian Refugees in the Benedictine abbey of Weingarten
Weingarten (Agenzia Fides) - The Benedictine Abbey of Weingarten, in Baden-Wuerttemberg (southwest Germany), may soon welcome Syrian refugees: As reported to Fides Agency, the proposal was launched by Mgr. Gebhard Fürst ...
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