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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
24 March 2017
VATICAN - The martyrdom of a nun engaged in providing assistance to women and respect for their rights has been recognized
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate the decree on the martyrdom of the Servant of God Sister Regina Maria Vattalil (nee Maria), professed nun ...
21 March 2017
VATICAN - Pope meets with the President of Rwanda: pain for the genocide and for the failings of the Church
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – On Monday, March 20, at the Apostolic Palace, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, received in Audience His Excellency Mr Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda. Subsequently, the Pr ...
17 March 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni: "To advance firmly towards this process of listening, understanding, discernment and action"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Pontifical Urbaniana University dedicated its main moment of scientific reflection of the academic year, to the deepening of the meaning of "discernment" in the Church and in the world ...
23 February 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni at the College of St Peter Apostle: "Have a great love for your mission"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "Your Bishops, in entrusting you to our Congregation, felt that here you would have had an adequate «knowledge» of Christ and here you would have learned the meaning of that great and yet ...
22 February 2017
VATICAN - Pope's Appeal for South Sudan: commit not to stop at making statements
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - After the general audience today in St. Peter's Square, the Holy Father launched an appealed for the tragic situation in South Suda, with these words: "Of particular concern is the painful ...
21 February 2017
VATICAN - Death of Fr. Galbiati, PIME: he was Secretary General of the PMU and POPF
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - On the evening of Saturday, February 18, Father Fernando Galbiati died in Lecco. He was a missionary in China, twelfth Superior General of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME), Gene ...
20 February 2017
VATICAN - Pope's appeal for the victims of violence in Congo, Pakistan and Iraq
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - After the Marian prayer of the Angelus with the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square yesterday, Sunday, February 19, the Holy Father invited to pray for the people who suffer violence in ...
15 February 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni at the seminar on Laity and Mission: "When a person feels loved, he opens to the Gospel"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – A seminar on "Laity and Mission", organized by the International Secretariat of the Pontifical Missionary Union (PMU) and the International Centre for Missionary Animation (CIAM), with th ...
13 February 2017
VATICAN - "Omnis Terra" magazine of culture and mission of the Pontifical Mission Societies, again online
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – The publications of "Omnis Terra", the magazine of culture, mission and news analysis published by the International Secretariats of the Pontifical Mission Societies resumes today, Februa ...
10 February 2017
VATICAN - The Church close to the world of those who suffer
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "On 11 February next, on the feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Lourdes, the Twenty-fifth World Day of the Sick will be celebrated - said Pope Francis at the General Audience on Wednesday, ...
8 February 2017
VATICAN - The Pope: be strong in the fight against the scourge of human trafficking
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - After the general audience today, Pope Francis appealed to eradicate the scourge of trafficking, with these words: "Today we celebrate the Day of prayer and Awareness Against Human Traffick ...
30 January 2017
VATICAN - To fight leprosy but also the discrimination it engenders
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – On Sunday, January 29, 64th World Day of Leprosy, during the Angelus Pope Francis recalled the anniversary with these words: "Today we celebrate the World Day of Leprosy. This disease, al ...
28 January 2017
VATICAN - The Church's solidarity with leprosy sufferers: 612 centers around the world
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Church has a long tradition of assistance towards leprosy patients, especially in mission territories, which is expressed not only with medical care and spiritual assistance, but also o ...
23 January 2017
VATICAN - The Pope's greetings to those celebrating the Lunar New Year
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - After praying the midday Angelus with the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis sent greetings to all people who celebrate the Lunar New Year, with these words: "In the Far ...
10 January 2017
VATICAN - Proclaim the Gospel with gentleness and firmness
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "Here is the missionary style of Jesus, and also the style of the disciples of Christ: to proclaim the Gospel with gentleness and firmness, without arrogance or imposition". This is what Po ...
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