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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
4 May 2015
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni ordains 14 deacons from Africa and Asia: "you must have a missionary heart"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "With your consecration to Christ and the Church, may you never fail the joy and excitement of this moment; always be ready, with the memory of this day, to overcome the difficulties you wi ...
29 April 2015
VATICAN - For a "Christian commitment" in the fight against human trafficking
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "Christian Commitment - Created in the image of God, treated like slaves…." is the title of the document on combating human trafficking presented today. The result of a joint initiative o ...
13 April 2015
VATICAN - Jubilee of Mercy: "This is a time for the Church to rediscover the meaning of the mission entrusted to her by the Lord"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "Why a Jubilee of Mercy today? Simply because the Church, in this time of great historical change, is called to offer more evident signs of God’s presence and closeness... This is a time ...
9 April 2015
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni: Iraqi families all expect to be able to return to their homes, and we are ready to help them start over
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "I spent Palm Sunday in Amman, Jordan, where refugees are welcomed in parishes; then I transferred to Baghdad, Iraq. But I spent most of my time in the north, in the areas of Iraqi Kurdista ...
8 April 2015
VATICAN - Easter 2015: "Our brothers and sisters are persecuted, exiled, killed and beheaded simply because they are Christians, they are our martyrs of today"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "We ask Jesus, the Victor over death, to lighten the sufferings of our many brothers and sisters who are persecuted for His name, and of all those who suffer injustice as a result of ongoin ...
31 March 2015
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni visits Iraqi refugees in Jordan: "I admired the generosity of so many"
Amman (Agenzia Fides) – Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, was sent by the Holy Father to Iraq (see Fides 27/03/2015) to express, the closeness, affection and the u ...
30 March 2015
VATICAN - The Pope: "We think of our brothers and sisters who are persecuted because they are Christians, the martyrs of our own time"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass in St. Peter's Square on Sunday - Palm Sunday dedicated to the persecuted Christians. Recalling Holy Week, which leads us to Easter, "we will take ...
27 March 2015
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni returns to Iraq to express the closeness and affection of the Pope to displaced families
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "Pope Francis has expressed his concern for Christian families and other victims of violence who have been expelled from their homes and villages in Iraq, in particular those from Mosul and ...
16 March 2015
VATICAN – Pope Francis: "Our brothers' and sisters' blood is shed only because they are Christians"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - After the Angelus prayer with the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square, Sunday, March 15, the Holy Father Francis expressed his deep sorrow for the tragic events in Pakistan, invoking th ...
10 February 2015
VATICAN – World Day of the Sick: the Church runs 115 352 health care and social assistance institutes in the world
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - February 11 is the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes and it is also the XXIII World Day of the Sick. Pope John Paul II initiated the day in 1992 to encourage people to pray for those who suf ...
4 February 2015
VATICAN - On February 8: "Shine a light against human trafficking"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - To pray and reflect against human trafficking: this is the goal of the First International Day of prayer and awareness against human trafficking, scheduled on February 8, on the theme: "Shi ...
26 January 2015
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni celebrates the 50th anniversary of the diocese of Xuan Loc, "may families and parishes become God’s families"
Xuan Loc (Agenzia Fides) - "Today I have the joy of celebrating with you the 50th anniversary of the creation of the diocese of Xuan Loc, which took place on October 14, 1965, by decision of the Blessed Pope Paul VI, who ...
23 January 2015
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni at the Shrine of La Vang entrusts the work of evangelization to the Virgin
La Vang (Agenzia Fides) - "As a pilgrim - also on behalf of our Missionary Congregation - I beg of Mary her protection for the work of evangelization throughout the world: she who bore Jesus, the living Gospel, the Word ...
22 January 2015
VATICAN - Solidarity of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples to the Church of Niger
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, sent a message of sympathy and solidarity to pastoral workers and to the faithful of the Catho ...
20 January 2015
VATICAN - Church of Vietnam: "path of conversion and to a strong commitment to evangelization"
Hanoi (Agenzia Fides) - The example of the priest St. Andrew Dung-Lac, and his 126 Companion Martyrs, were recalled this morning by Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization Peoples dur ...
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