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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
27 March 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - Conclusion of the diocesan phase of the cause of beatification of the missionary martyr Fr. Ramin
Padova (Agenzia Fides) – On Saturday, March 25 the diocesan phase of the cause of beatification of the Servant of God Father Ezechiele Ramin, a Comboni missionary (MCCJ), killed in Brazil on July 24, 1985 concluded. Th ...
22 March 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - XXV Day of Missionary Martyrs: "Do not be afraid"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - " 'Do not be afraid' is the invitation that appears on every theophany and is the phrase that the Risen Jesus repeats every time he shows himself to his disciples. An invitation that helps to deal ...
22 March 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - World Water Day: 1 billion people lack access to clean water
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Pope Francis will launch the global debate expected on the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated today, March 22. In fact, at the end of the general audience in St Peter's Square, WATERS ...
4 March 2017
EUROPE/SPAIN - Missionaries, models of the Church that goes forth, Spanish-American Day: Latin America awaits you!
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "Missionaries are models of the Church that goes forth", proposes Cardinal Marc Ouellet, president of the Pontifical Council for Latin America in his message on the occasion of the Spanish-Americ ...
24 February 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - International Migration Forum: the creation of a network is essential
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "The four actions indicated by the Pope (welcome, protect, promote, integrate) concluded the Sixth International Migration and Peace Forum and highlighted the answer that the entire planet must giv ...
21 February 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - The right to emigrate but also the "right to remain" in their own country
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Migration is a phenomenon that is part of human history. The United Nations estimates indicate 244 million international migrants and 65.3 million people in a situation of forced migration. Beyond ...
27 January 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - In the world a person is affected by leprosy every two minutes
Bologna (Agenzia Fides) - Thousands of volunteers will meet on Sunday, January 29, in hundreds of Italian squares, for the 64th World Day of Leprosy (GML) and witness the commitment of the Italian Association Amici di Ra ...
19 January 2017
EUROPE/SPAIN - PMS Director of Morocco: "When there is friendship between Christians and Muslims, there is no fear"
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "Simeon Czeslaw Stachera, Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies of Morocco and Vicar General of Tangier, is above all a missionary". This is how the Director of the PMS in Spain, Father An ...
13 January 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - Look at the face of children to really understand the phenomenon of migration today
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "The Pope has given this World Day for Migrants and Refugees a key to important reflection that passes through migrant children. We must look at them in order to truly understand the phenomenon of ...
12 January 2017
EUROPE/ARMENIA - The number of "selective" abortions increases
Erevan (Agenzia Fides) – In Armenia, a Country strongly characterized by the link with its cultural and spiritual traditions, there is the third highest global rate of selective abortions motivated by sex of the unborn ...
22 December 2016
EUROPE/GERMANY - "Star Singers" together for creation and for children affected by climate change
Aachen (Agenzia Fides) - For the 59th time, in the days leading up to January 6th, the "Star Singers" (Sternsinger) of the Holy Childhood Association in Germany will be on the country’s street-corners singing Christmas ...
21 December 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - Appeal of the Rector Major to the Salesians for the "ad gentes" mission
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The Rector Major of the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB), Fr Ángel Fernández Artime, has launched the Salesians worldwide an "ad gentes" missionary appeal, addressing "all those confreres who feel ca ...
19 December 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - Superior General of the Xaverian Missionaries has passed away
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Yesterday, Sunday, December 18, at about 4.30 in the morning, the Superior General of the Xaverian Missionaries (Pious Society of St. Francis Xavier for Foreign Missions), Father Luigi Menegazzo pa ...
7 December 2016
EUROPE/POLAND - Meeting of missionary formation and prayer vigil at the Shrine of Jasna Gora
Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) - More than 400 people gathered on 3 and 4 December, for the feast of St. Francis Xavier, at the Sanctuary of Jasna Gora for the missionary study meeting and prayer vigil promoted as usual by ...
2 December 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - International Day of Disability: solidarity initiatives for children and adults who are blind
Milan (Agenzia Fides) - On the occasion of the International Day of disability which is celebrated on December 3 each year, CBM Italy, an NGO engaged in the fight against preventable blindness and disability in developin ...
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World Mission Sunday 2017
Message of His Holiness
The missionaries killed during 2016