To celebrate WORLD MISSION SUNDAY this year October 19th see special Fides page on www.fides.org
You will find:
• Pope John Paul II’s message for World Mission Sunday and the messages of previous years
• Press conference in Italian to present the Message 21 February 2003
• Church statistics valid for 31 December 2001.
• The list of missionary martyrs.
• Information on missionaries canonised on Sunday 5 October 2003 (Daniele Comboni, Arnold Janssen, Josef Freinademetz) and Mother Teresa Calcutta (to be Beatified on 19 October Mission Sunday)
• Information and comments on the celebration of WORLD MISSION SUNDAY in the universal Church.
(Agenzia Fides 10/10/2003)