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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
25 April 2017
EUROPE/SPAIN - Libropensadores: encouraging local children to read and collect funds to help other less fortunate school children in Cote d’Ivoire
Saragozza (Agenzia Fides) – Once again this year Fundación Canfranc and Fundación Caja Inmaculada are launching Libropensadores campaigns inviting young people of Aragon to read more while developing a project for ...
25 April 2017
EUROPE/ITALY - World Malaria Day: most at risk the weakest, children and pregnant women
Padova (Agenzia Fides) – On April 25 the World Health Organisation WHO marks World Malaria Day in order to increase awareness of the problem of Malaria in the world: a disease which in 2016 registered 212 million ca ...
21 April 2017
EUROPE/SPAIN - Missionary Youth recalls the Spanish religious woman killed in Haiti, murderer arrested
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - In the past few days, the alleged murderer of the Spanish missionary Sr. Isa Solá, who was attacked and killed on a Haitian road in the capital while driving her car, on September 2, 2016, for r ...
30 March 2017
EUROPE/SPAIN - "A toy, an illusion": solidarity initiative for children in Africa, Asia and Latin America
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - The campaign "A toy, an illusion" will be committed to sending, in the coming months, 350,000 new toys to children in Africa, Asia and Latin America, as well as games and educational materials in ...
29 March 2017
EUROPE/PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On February 1, 2017, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Mark Olivieri, of the archdiocesan clergy of Monaco as National ...
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 ...
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Message of His Holiness
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