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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
22 May 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni in Evinayong: "Be good builders of this new Church"
Evinayong (Agenzia Fides) - The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, spent the day, Sunday 21 May in the new diocese of Evinayong, created on 1 April (see Fides 1/4/201 ...
22 May 2017
VATICAN - Consistory for 5 New Cardinals, "be joyous announcers of the Gospel throughout the world"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - At the end of the Regina Coeli Marian prayer on Sunday 21 May, the Holy Father Francis announced a Consistory on 28 June for the creation of 5 new Cardinals. Two of them, Archbishop of Bama ...
20 May 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni ordains 3 Bishops in Mongomo: "Be true, humble and generous Pastors"
Mongomo (Agenzia Fides) - Historical event for the Church in Equatorial Guinea: Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, this morning, May 20, presided the solemn Eucharist ...
19 May 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni to Priests and religious men and women in Malabo: "We must announce Christ, go to the suburbs!"
Malabo (Agenzia Fides) - "I am happy to be in this beautiful country, a land of a young and promising church, for a second pastoral visit ... I chose to begin my stay with this meeting in order to get in touch with the l ...
17 May 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni in Equatorial Guinea to ordain three Bishops
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, will depart for a pastoral visit to Equatorial Guinea tomorrow, May 18, where on 20 May he will pres ...
8 May 2017
VATICAN - Pope's appeal to Venezuelans: "Do not fall into mistrust and despair"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Pope Francis urged Venezuelan Bishops to build bridges between the government and the opposition to resolve the country's current problems of uncertainty and violence. In a letter dated May ...
4 May 2017
VATICAN - The heroic virtues of Cardinal Francesco Saverio Nguyên Van Thuân have been recognized
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, was received this morning in audience by the Holy Father who authorized the Congregation to promulgate ...
24 April 2017
VATICAN - Pope Francis: “The Church is Church if she is a Church of martyrs”
Roma (Agenzia Fides) – “The memory of these heroic, early and recent witnesses confirms us in the awareness that the Church is a Church of martyrs… and martyrs are those who had the grace to confess Jesus until the ...
19 April 2017
VATICAN - Tadeusz Wojda, Under-secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Archbishop of Bialystok
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Białystok, Poland, Rev. Tadeusz Wojda S.A.C., Under-secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. The announcemen ...
28 March 2017
VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni at Urbaniana: "Open to the world in which we are called to work"
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "This feast of the Pontifical Urbaniana University is an event that we gladly celebrate as a family celebration. In this institution, students, professors and staff spend the best hours of ...
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 ...
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World Mission Sunday 2017
Message of His Holiness
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