Dossier - THIRD AMERICAN MISSION CONGRESS - CAM 3

Saturday, 9 August 2008

THIRD AMERICAN MISSION CONGRESS – CAM 3
Quito (Ecuador) – 12/17 August 2008

“America with Christ, listens, learns and announces”


“The Congress will give new impulse to evangelisation by provoking deep reflection so that we re-launch our mission as the Church with fidelity and boldness”. Interview with Fr. Timoteo Lehane Barret, in charge of CAM 3 organisation

Aims of American Mission Congresses

Development: from COMLA Latin American Mission Congress
to CAM American Mission Congress

Catholic Church in America: Statistics
Population, Catholic population, persons per priest, Catholics per priest, Catholic bishops, priests, deacons permanent, men and women religious, lay missionary catechists, seminarians, schools and pupil's institutes of charity work and social assistance, ecclesiastic circumscriptions dependent on the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples.

Principal Missionary Institutes started in America

Bishops, priests, religious and laity, 100 American born, 19 from other countries who shed their blood for Christ, 110 in America, 9 on other continents


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