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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
17 August 2022
VATICAN - The 4th edition of the multimedia study course "Communication is Mission" kicks off
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The 4th edition of the multimedia study course "Communication is mission", edition 2022-2023, organized by the Pontifical Missionary Union in collaboration with the Faculty of Institutional ...
8 August 2022
VATICAN - Cardinal Jozef Tomko, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, passed away at the age of 98
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - With deep sadness and gratitude for the service rendered, the collaborators of the Vatican Dicastery for Evangelization received the news of the death of Slovak Cardinal Jozef Tomko, Prefe ...
23 July 2022
VATICAN - The new bulletin of the Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood has been published
Vatican City (Agenza Fides) - Bulletin number 11, conceived and created by the International Secretariat of the Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood (POSI) has just been released and is available on the website of th ...
22 July 2022
VATICAN - The short film on Blessed Pauline Jaricot whose date of birth occurs today, available in 4 languages
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On July 22, 1799, the foundress of the Pontifical Society for the Propagation of the Faith (POPF) was born in Lyon, beatified on May 22 in her hometown. The short film "Look from above", pr ...
4 July 2022
VATICAN - Pope Francis: mission is born from astonishment and not from the skills of 'experts'
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The task of the Church in history is "to go on mission, to bring proclamation, to let it be known that Jesus came from the Father". This work is not the business of experts, it does not rely on pro ...
21 June 2022
VATICAN - Thirty years since "Redemptoris Missio" and "Dialogue and Proclamation": a Congress at the Urbaniana University
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Three decades after their publication in 1991, the two documents, "Redemptoris Missio" and "Dialogue and Proclamation" remain as fundamental pillars of present-day Church’s mission. It is ...
20 June 2022
VATICAN - The Pope to the Comboni Missionaries: the mission is based on the words of Jesus: "Without me you can do nothing"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The mission of the Church depends totally - in its source, its dynamism and its very fruits "on union with Christ and on the power of the Holy Spirit". This is what Pope Francis repeated in his add ...
14 June 2022
VATICAN - Pope Francis: mission is born out of gratitude. And the apostles are witnesses, not managers
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The joy of proclaiming the Gospel always shines against the background of a grateful memory. And even the gift of self-giving that is expressed in every apostolic and missionary work can never be o ...
30 May 2022
VATICAN - Consistory for 21 new Cardinals, among them 7 Ordinaries of jurisdictions entrusted to Propaganda Fide
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - At the conclusion of the Regina Coeli on Sunday, May 29, Pope Francis announced that on Saturday, August 27, he will hold a Consistory for the creation of 21 new Cardinals: "On Monday and T ...
24 May 2022
VATICAN - Pontifical Mission Societies: Shaping the future with a view to the history of its origins
Lyon (Agenzia Fides) - A new awareness of being baptized and sent, and therefore "missionary disciples" of Christ, is to be born from the roots of its own genesis and looking at the life of Blessed Pauline Jaricot: this ...
23 May 2022
VATICAN - The Pontifical Society for the Propagation of the Faith confirmed in its charism and activity
Lyon (Agenzia Fides) - "The beatification of Pauline Marie Jaricot is a confirmation of the importance of the charism of the Pontifical Society for the Propagation of the Faith for the Church and underscores the unique n ...
23 May 2022
VATICAN - Pope Francis: May Pauline Jaricot's example arouse in everyone the desire to participate in spreading the Gospel in the world
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - " This afternoon in Lyon, Pauline Marie Jericot, Foundress of the Society of the Propagation of the Faith for the support of the missions, will be beatified", recalled Pope Francis yesterda ...
23 May 2022
VATICAN - Pauline Jaricot is blessed: "She loved Christ, letting Him act through her"
Lyon (Agenzia Fides) - Pauline Marie Jaricot (1799-1862), the citizen of Lyon, foundress of the Pontifical Society for the Propagation of the Faith, one of the four Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS), was proclaimed bles ...
21 May 2022
VATICAN - Pontifical Society of St. Peter the Apostle: forming native priests, men and women religious for evangelization
Lyon (Agenzia Fides) - " The work of evangelization cannot be carried out effectively without the help of priests, men and women religious, totally consecrated to this task. How to find these Priests, Men and Women Relig ...
21 May 2022
VATICAN - The Pontifical Missionary Union: Formation, animation and missionary awareness with a fraternal and synodal style
Lyon (Agenzia Fides) - "I will speak in Italian, the language of Blessed Paolo Manna, founder of the Pontifical Missionary Union (PMU)!": This is how Father Dinh Anh Nhue Nguyen, Secretary General of the PMU began his ...
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