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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
29 November 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - For 10 years a helping hand to women forced into prostitution
Seville (Agenzia Fides) - "Al Alba", the reception and support center for women in Seville, is ten years old and has welcomed 2,107 women. The center works according to the objectives that led to the foundation of the Ob ...
28 November 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - Fr. Andrea Santoro: man, believer, a pastor and a witness of the Gospel
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "What happened a decade ago on February 5th in Trabzon church moved and wounded beyond the confines of the Diocese of Rome and the Vicariate of Anatolia in Turkey, but it is a wound from which spir ...
23 November 2016
EUROPE - Testimony: the first value by which the Church can and must communicate
Glasgow (Agenzia Fides) - "In times marked by an intense individualism, where persons, with their desires and emotions, become the measure of all decisions and communications, a personal and consistent witness of one’s ...
22 November 2016
EUROPE/PORTUGAL - The Scalabrinians discuss the reorganization and revitalization of the service to migrants
Lisbon (Agenzia Fides) - The Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, known as Scalabrinians, are celebrating the IX General Assembly of their congregation in Lisbon, which brings together representatives of the vario ...
21 November 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - Around the world one out of ten children grow up alone
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) – One child out of ten worldwide grows up alone, without any assistance and protection. This is what the international organization SOS Children's Villages denounced on the occasion of Universal ...
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