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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
23 March 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - "Women and men of mercy": March 24 the Day of Missionary Martyrs
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – Every year since 1993 the "Day of Prayer and Fasting in Memory of Missionary Martyrs is celebrated on 24 March, thanks to the initiative of the Youth Missionary Movement of the Italian Pontifical ...
22 March 2016
EUROPE/GREAT BRITAIN - 4,000 children die for lack of clean water every day
London (Agenzia Fides) - On the occasion of World Water Day, which is celebrated today, March 22, the NGO for development cooperation and humanitarian aid Plan International has denounced the death of more than 4,000 chi ...
10 March 2016
EUROPE/POLAND - Confirmation of the National Director of the PMS, Mgr. Tomasz Atlas
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 15 January 2016 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, confirmed Mgr. Tomasz Atlas, of the diocesan clergy in Tarnow as National Directo ...
10 March 2016
EUROPE/GREAT BRITAIN - Poverty is sexist: discriminating laws between men and women in 155 countries
London (Agenzia Fides) - The NGO ONE has recently presented the report "Poverty is sexist" where it shows the discrimination that many women around the world suffer, and highlights the 20 worst Countries to be born a wom ...
8 March 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - Respect for women and respect for women’s dignity
Roma (Agenzia Fides) – On international Women’s Day, the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organisations (WUCWO/ UMOFC) celebrates the announced canonisation of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and thinks of the four S ...
5 March 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN Solidarity with Indian orphanage in Irinjalakuda
Lodosa (Agenzia Fides) - St. Antony’s Orphanage in Balabhava in the Indian diocese of Irinjalakuda, in Kerala, continues to be supported by the missionary community of Recollect Augustinians, through the Esperanza Span ...
3 March 2016
EUROPE/FRANCE - Number of girls in the world without schooling is double the number of boys
Paris (Agenzia Fides) - Almost 16 million girls in the whole world aged between 6 and 11 will never go to school, twice the number of boys in this situation, if present trends continue. The alarm comes from UNESCO, Uni ...
3 March 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - Spanish-American Day: 970 Spanish fidei donum priests on mission in Latin America.
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) – Next Sunday, 6 March, "Latin-American Day" with this year’s theme "Prophets of Marcy", is promoted by the Missions Commission of the Spanish Catholic Bishops’ Conference and OCSHA (Organis ...
2 March 2016
EUROPE/CROATIA - Missionary Childhood in European countries reflects on the situation of children and families
Zadar (Agenzia Fides) – The European Meeting of the Pontifical Missionary Society of Holy Childhood scheduled for 6 -9 March at Zadar, in Croatia, will bring together Holy Childhood National coordinators, National D ...
29 February 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - “Ellos me importan”: I care about them : campaign for child protection
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - Protection and schooling for children should be a priority all over the world. Nevertheless more than 17,000 boys and girls die every day of preventable causes; 27 million are refugees or displa ...
26 February 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - Two days of formation: "Taking on new commitments in cooperation with the PMS"
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - On 25 and 26 February, the Formation Days for employees and volunteers of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of Spain was held at the house of retreat San Jose, El Escorial in Madrid, in its ...
17 February 2016
EUROPE/HUNGARY - Cardinal Filoni at the conference on the religious aspects of migration in Europe
Budapest (Agenzia Fides) - "I think that a knowledge of the history of Christianity in the Middle-East - today Iraq – is not some idle cultural extravaganza, but rather an approach that allows one to understand the rea ...
5 February 2016
EUROPE/POLAND - Holy Childhood "Star Singers" are received by President Duda
Warsaw (Agenzia Fides) - The President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda and his wife received the Holy Childhood "Star Singers", from the parish of Santa Barbara and John Paul II primary school in Leczna, of the a ...
3 February 2016
EUROPE/GREAT BRITAIN - The never-ending drama of refugee children
London (Agenzia Fides) - The plight of refugee children seems to have no limits. A report by the British NGO Europol states that children continue to be exploited illegally in the Turkish textile factories that work for ...
29 January 2016
EUROPE/CRETE - The pan-Orthodox Council will be held in Crete
Chambésy (Agenzia Fides) - The pan-Orthodox "Holy and Great Council" will be held from 16 to 27 June at the Orthodox Academy of the Greek island of Crete. This was decided by the primates of the autocephalous Orthodox ...
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