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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
4 April 2020
VATICAN - Covid-19, Caritas Internationalis to governments: "Do not forget the poor, migrants, peoples victims of wars"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "Do not forget the South of the world, migrants and refugees, continue to help countries facing war and poverty" is the invitation that Caritas Internationalis (CI) has addressed to governm ...
1 April 2020
VATICAN - Cardinal Tagle for global truce: Covid-19 emergency "can be an occasion for peace and reconciliation"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "The appeal of the Secretary General of the United Nations for a global ceasefire is needed and opportune. That Pope Francis supported and repeated it makes the appeal truly prophetic. The ...
30 March 2020
VATICAN - Pope Francis re-launches the UN appeal: all conflicts should stop in the face of the pandemic
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The planetary emergency of the coronavirus pandemic, "which knows no borders", makes more urgent than ever a "global and immediate ceasefire in all corners of the world". This is the appeal launche ...
23 March 2020
VATICAN - Pope Francis invites to respond to the pandemic of the virus "with the universality of prayer, of compassion, of tenderness"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "To the pandemic caused by the virus, we want to respond with the universality of prayer, of compassion, of tenderness", invited Pope Francis at the end of the Angelus yesterday, Sunday 22 ...
21 February 2020
VATICAN - Growing in faith, also from a vocational perspective: the proposal of Missionary Childhood
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - What contribution do the many groups and activities of Missionary Childhood and Adolescence make today to awaken the missionary vocation of the youngest? This is the question posed by Siste ...
17 February 2020
VATICAN - The Pope asks for a year of missionary commitment to the priests candidates for the diplomatic service of the Holy See
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father Francis has asked to integrate a year of missionary commitment in a diocese of particular Churches in the training curriculums of the priests candidates for the diplomatic s ...
15 February 2020
VATICAN - "Cordial meeting" between Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi
Munich (Agenzia Fides) - Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States, and Chinese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, met in Munich and had a talk yesterday aft ...
15 February 2020
VATICAN - The prayer of children is what pleases the Lord: Cardinal Tagle visits Bambino Gesù Hospital
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The first official commitment of Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle in Rome, after the appointment as Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, was the visit to the children h ...
12 February 2020
VATICAN - The «great missionary proclamation» of Querida Amazonia
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The Church «is called to journey alongside the people of the Amazon region» and to develop a Church with an «Amazonian face». But «for this incarnation of the Church and the Gospel to be possi ...
8 February 2020
VATICAN - The commitment of Churches and missionaries against "human traffickers", in the name of Santa Marta
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Missionaries and consecrated persons are at the forefront: the phenomenon of human trafficking, with its tragic and ruinous impact on often poor and destitute communities, at all latitudes, ...
8 February 2020
VATICAN - In prayer and on the march against human trafficking
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - There will be numerous missionaries, priests, religious, nuns and lay people who have come from all continents, at the prayer vigil that is to be held in the Basilica of Sant'Antonio al Laterano, i ...
25 January 2020
VATICAN - A day devoted to the Bible should not be seen as a yearly event but rather a year-long event: initiatives in local Churches
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "A day devoted to the Bible should not be seen as a yearly event but rather a year-long event, for we urgently need to grow in our knowledge and love of the Scriptures and of the risen Lord ...
24 January 2020
VATICAN - "Sunday of the Word of God": the contribution of missionaries to translations into local languages
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Sunday, January 26, the first "Sunday of the Word of God" will be celebrated in the world, announced by Pope Francis with the Apostolic Letter "Aperuit Illis", so that "the life of our peop ...
18 January 2020
VATICAN - Week of prayer for Christian unity: "Hospitality is a virtue that testifies to the loving encounter with others"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "We are called to pray, so that all Christians will become one family again, to witness together love for Christ": this is what Fr. Anthony Currer, official of the Pontifical Council for th ...
14 January 2020
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni's farewell from "Propaganda Fide": "It is time for inter gentes mission"
Vatican City (Agenzi Fides) - "Today there is a need for a renewed proclamation of the Gospel around the world, not only in the traditional 'mission territories' but also in the continents of ancient evangelization. From ...
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