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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
9 October 2013
EUROPE/GERMANY - "Exodus for Peace": The Contribution of the Scalabrini Family on a journey with migrants and refugees
Stuttgart (Agenzia Fides) - Globalization, today's "liquid society" has made the world a global village and has globalized local villages. In Europe, as in other continents, the social fabric is increasingly characterize ...
5 October 2013
EUROPE/GERMANY – Missionary campaign 2013 dedicated to Egypt begins
Cologne (Agenzia Fides) - The solemn Eucharistic celebration which will take place in the Cathedral of Cologne on Sunday, October 6, marks the opening of the "Missio" Campaign and the missionary month, which this year is ...
3 October 2013
EUROPE/ARMENIA - The victims of the Armenian genocide might be canonized
Yerevan (Agenzia Fides) - Nearly a hundred years after the Armenian genocide - which falls in 2015 - the Synod of Bishops of the Armenian Apostolic Church has put at the center of common reflection the proposal of canon ...
27 September 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - In the footsteps of St. Camillus: the sick are architects and protagonists of evangelization
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "To recover the originality of the St Camillus and his religious family, to present it again with renewed energy in the world today". This is how His Exc. Mgr. Zygmunt Zimowski, President of the Po ...
24 September 2013
EUROPE/SPAIN - The Year of Faith: Catechesis of the Bishop of Palencia for the internet
Palencia (Agenzia Fides) – There are more than 500 people who follow the catechesis of the Bishop of Palencia (Spain), His Exc. Mgr. Esteban Escudero, through the internet. The Bishop in fact collaborates with the prog ...
24 September 2013
EUROPE/POLAND - A family of people to help future priests and consecrated persons in mission countries
Niepokalanów (Agenzia Fides) - "Adopt missionary seminarians" is the slogan of the initiative that will start in Poland on 1 October, the feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Patroness of the Missions, in order to p ...
11 September 2013
EUROPE/RUSSIA - Patriarch Kirill writes to Obama: May the U.S. listen to the unanimous voices of religious leaders
Moscow ( Agenzia Fides) - On the eve of the 12th anniversary of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks, the Patriarch of Moscow and Russia, Kirill yesterday sent a message to President Barack Obama urging him to shelve ...
6 September 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - Doctors with Africa Cuamm welcome Pope Francis’ appeal for peace
Padua (Agenzia Fides) - From health care operators, who dedicate themselves to the care of life and health every day, the volunteers of Doctors with Africa Cuamm in Italy and in Africa welcome Pope Francis’ special inv ...
20 August 2013
EUROPE/SPAIN - The number of Spanish families assisted by Caritas exceeds that of immigrants
Almeria (Agenzia Fides) - "Our intervention regards the situation of the new poor who, after having lost their jobs and overwhelmed by the tax burden, knock on the doors of Caritas to meet the basic needs of their family ...
12 August 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - "To see a brother in every man", the anniversary of the birth of Raoul Follereau
Rome (Agenzia Fides) –Saturday, August 17th will be the 110th anniversary of the birth of Raoul Follereau, Ambassador of the poor, a friend of the youth. The Philatelic Bureau of the Vatican City State is completing th ...
10 August 2013
EUROPE/PORTUGAL - National Migration Week, an opportunity to express faith and charity
Lisbon (Agenzia Fides) - The Portuguese Catholic Society of Migration (OCPM) is preparing the 41st national week dedicated to migrants and refugees, to be held from August 11 to 18, and hopes that this meeting is "a spec ...
17 July 2013
EUROPE/SPAIN - Educational programs for 250,000 blind children around the world
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - The National Organization for blind people (ONCE), thanks to a program of international cooperation, has promoted various educational projects of which in the last 15 years more than 250,000 chil ...
17 July 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - A "Missionary Year": 100 years since the arrival of the first Orionini missionaries in Brazil
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The first missionaries of the "Work of Divine Providence" were sent to Brazil by the founder, Don Orione, a century ago: on December 17, 1913. They left from Genoa and landed at the port of Santos ...
16 July 2013
EUROPE/ITALY - "To love sick brothers and sisters with the love of a mother for her sick child", celebrations in honor of St. Camillus de Lellis
Bucchianico (Agenzia Fides) - The 400th Jubilee Year of the death of St. Camillus de Lellis has just been inaugurated. Among the most striking initiatives celebrated on 14 July is that of two daring "pilgrims" who walked ...
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