VATICAN - The Pope recalls World Mission Sunday and the urgency of the missionary commitment

Thursday, 20 October 2016 world mission day  

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - During the greetings to the Slovak-speaking pilgrims during his general audience yesterday, Wednesday, October 19, the Holy Father recalled World Mission Sunday, which will be celebrated on Sunday, October 23, with these words: "Dear Brothers and sisters, next Sunday the Church celebrates World Mission Day, a precious opportunity to reflect on the urgency of the missionary commitment of the Church and of each Christian. We too are called to evangelize in the environment in which we live and work. With these wishes I bless you and your families". (SL) (Agenzia Fides 20/10/2016)