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Acts of the Holy See
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13 June 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - A hundred kilometers of running against poverty and hunger
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) – A marathon was recently held in Madrid: "My kilometers change your life" promoted by Oxfam Trailwalker Intermón in Madrid. The aim of this initiative, now in its eleventh year around the world ...
7 June 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - The plight of albinos at risk for false popular beliefs
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - On June 13, we celebrate International Albinism Awareness Day and the European Day of Skin Cancer Prevention. The phenomenon of albinism penalizes and affect the daily lives of so many people. In ...
7 June 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - Collection of school material for Senegalese children in Thiès
O Grove (Agenzia Fides) - The Spanish Association For a smile O Grove organizes a school material collection campaign with the goal of helping school children from Thiès in Senegal. It may be just a notebook, a pencil, ...
1 June 2016
EUROPE/GREECE - Refugee women and children's rights: a meeting of the Conference of European Churches
Thessaloniki (Agenzia Fides) - Women and children figure prominently as refugees in mass movements of people in recent months and their rights will be at the forefront of a meeting organized in Greece by the Conference o ...
23 May 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - A market to help refugee children in Lebanon
Siviglia (Agenzia Fides) - Help us to help, is the motto of a trade market organized by the Andalusian Palestino Association for Children, intended to raise funds for eye and ear surgeries regarding children living in re ...
21 May 2016
EUROPE/FRANCE - Only half of refugee children manage to attend primary school
Paris (Agenzia Fides) - In a report made public in recent days, on the occasion of the World Humanitarian Summit to be held in Istanbul on 23 and 24 May, UNESCO and UNHCR reported that only 50% of refugee children attend ...
19 May 2016
EUROPE/GREECE - Vaccinations against preventable diseases for over 3000 children stranded at the border
Idomeni (Agenzia Fides) - At Idomeni camp, in Central Macedonia, 10,000 people are still stranded due to the closure of the Greek-Macedonian border. Doctors Without Borders (MSF), in collaboration with the local national ...
11 May 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - Violence and indifference towards street children
Melilla (Agenzia Fides) - Harraga is an association involved with the children of the autonomous city of Melilla road. It mainly deals with the medical care and protection of unaccompanied minors (MENA). These children a ...
6 May 2016
EUROPE/GREAT BRITAIN - Schooling for 75 million children in Countries where there is humanitarian crises
London (Agenzia Fides) - About 75 million school age children and adolescents, who live in Countries affected by the crisis, need schooling programs. This is what the British organization Overseas Development Institute ...
4 May 2016
EUROPE/SWITZERLAND - To walk together, in an era of movement, moved by the Spirit
Solothurn (Agenzia Fides) - The "movements" of our time involve everyone. Some people are forced to move, even to flee, leaving forever their history and their context, and there are those who, under the illusion that mo ...
26 April 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - For 150 years, the Mother of Perpetual Help accompanies the Redemptorist missionaries in the world
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Today is the 150th anniversary of the restoration to public veneration of the icon of Mary Mother of Perpetual Help, entrusted to the Redemptorist missionaries by Pope Pius IX in 1866 with a commit ...
25 April 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - Teenage pregnancy and its consequences on the lives of young women in Africa
Padova (Agenzia Fides) - For the first time ever, Italy celebrated “Women’s Health Day” this year in order to focus the nation’s attention on the issue of women’s health care and prevention and to underscore th ...
5 April 2016
EUROPE/ITALY - Sport and solidarity to restore sight to 100 African mothers
Milan (Agenzia Fides) - Ethiopia is one of the Countries most affected by blindness. In this Country, in fact, women with visual disabilities are exposed to enormous risks: accidents at home, family neglect, violence. Th ...
5 April 2016
EUROPE/SPAIN - National Director of the PMS, Fr. Anastasio Gil Garcia
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On January 8, 2016 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, confirmed Fr. Anastasio Gil Garcia, of the clergy of the archdiocese of Madrid as ...
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 ...
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