Mission Sunday 2008- Special Feature
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI
FOR WORLD MISSION SUNDAY 2008
Sunday, October 19, 2008
"Servants and Apostles of Christ Jesus"
“St Paul, an example for all committed to promoting the Word of God among the nations”: A reflection for Mission Sunday in this Year of St Paul, by Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, Archpriest of St Paul's Papal Basilica
The contribution of the Pontifical Mission Societies in supporting the younger Churches, the formation of seminarians and priests, aid for children in need
History, charisma and goals of the four
Pontifical Mission Societies
Catholic Church Statistics
Mission Sunday 2008
- 2013-04-09 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - In the country there are more than 8 million students, 39% of whom are girls
- 2013-04-03 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - Parents forced to sell their children to cope with poverty
- 2012-11-29 AFRICA - The African Church will set up "Faith, Culture and Development" Organ
- 2012-09-07 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - A million children under 5 years of age are malnourished
- 2012-06-26 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - Victims and people missing due to heavy rainfall recorded in the last days
- 2012-05-25 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - The Taliban attack girls' schools in order to force the closure
- 2012-05-12 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - The "Party of Solidarity" at risk, accused by "warlords"
- 2012-04-18 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN -Apprehension for disabled children of the Pro Children Association of Kabul
- 2012-04-16 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - Leaders of civil society: "It will take ten years to stop the Taliban, but the people are not with them"
- 2012-03-12 ASIA/AFGHANISTAN - The massacre of Kandahar "plays into the hands of the Taliban": Civil society calls for justice and transparency