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Croazia, profugo di 9 anni "tenta" il suicidio
Non voleva davvero uccidersi, un bambino di appena 9 anni non puň sapere cos'č il suicidio. Ma certo il dolore che ha vissuto č stato cosě ... ...



AFRICA/SOUTH AFRICA - Coadjutor of the Archdiocese of Durban appointed

Vatican City – The Holy Father Francis on 9 December 2018 appointed Bishop Abel Gabuza until now Bishop of Kimberley in South Africa, Coadjutor of the Archdiocese of Durban . Read More ...
Posted on: 12/11/18

AFRICA/TANZANIA - Bishop of Tunduru-Masasi appointed

Vatican City – The Holy Father Francis on 8 December 2018 appointed Bishop of Tunduru-Masasi Rev. Filbert Felician Mhasi of the clergy of Mahenge, until now parish priest of the Cathedral in Kwiro.The new Bishop was born on 30 November 1970 in Biro, Diocese of Mahenge, and he attended secondary ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/11/18

ASIA/JORDAN - Website shows irreverent images of Jesus. Latin Patriarchate Schools protest

Amman - Schools in Jordan belonging to the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem protested vehemently against the Al Wakeel website which recently caused scandal among the Christians of the Hashemite Kingdom with irreverent images of Jesus and the Apostles in the scene of the Last Supper. The image in question showed ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/11/18

ASIA/INDONESIA - Resignation of the Archbishop of Medan and appointment of successor

rVatican City – The Holy Farther Francis on 8 December 2018 accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of Medan , presented by Mons. Anicetus Bongsu Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap. The Holy Father appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Medan Friar Kornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap., until now Provincial Minister of Medan.The new Archbishop ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/11/18

VATICAN - The beatification of the Algerian martyrs : “the Church wishes to continue to work for dialogue, harmony and friendship

Oran – “Commemorating the death in Algeria of these nineteen Christian victims, the Catholics of Algeria and of the world wish to celebrate these martyrs faithful to God’s project for Peace that inspires all hearts. At the same time they wish to include in their prayers all the sons and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/11/18

ASIA/INDIA - Resignation of the Bishop of Cuddapah

Vatican City – The Holy Father Francis accepted today the renunciation of the pastoral government of the diocese of Cuddapah , presented by Bishop Prasad Gallela. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/11/18

ASIA/LEBANON - Maronite Bishops say Syrian refugees must be repatriated without waiting for political solution to the conflict

Bkerké – Lebanon “can no longer carry the weight of Syrian refugees”, and therefore it is necessary to “dissociate the political solution of the conflict in Syria from the necessary return of the displaced to their homes ". This urgent matter was underlined once again by the Maronite Bishops on ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/09/18

AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Jesuit project: providing aid for migrants and fighting xenophobia

Caracas - Material assistance while fighting a cultural battle against rising xenophobia: these are the pillars of a project to assist Venezuelans fleeing their country launched by the Jesuits in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the support of North American and European brother Jesuits. Venezuela is a country deep ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/09/18

ASIA/PAKISTAN - Archbishop Arshad: “May Baptised Christians be promoters of peace and hope”

Islamabad – “Today there is urgent need of peace and hope in this city and indeed all over the country. The people are destitute and losing hope. As Christians in the Catholic diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, we must be ambassadors of peace and hope, not only for the local Church but ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/09/18

AFRICA/MOZAMBIQUE - Auxiliary Bishop of Maputo appointed

Vatican City – The Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Maputo Rev. António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo of the clergy of Chimoio, until now parish priest of the Cathedral, assigning to him the titular see of Arsennaria.Rev. António Juliasse Ferreira Sandramo was born in Soalpo , ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/08/18

AFRICA/BURKINA FASO - Bishop of Kaya resigns, successor appointed

Vatican City – The Holy Father, Pope Francis accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the diocese of Kaya , presented by Bishop Thomas Kaboré. The Holy Father appointed Bishop of Kaya, Théophile Nare of the clergy of Koupéla, former rector of the Major Inter-diocesan St. Pierre Claver Seminary ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/07/18

ASIA/INDIA - A remote diocese in the North East now has the largest church in the whole of Arunachal Pradesh

Miao - In a small village in the district of Changlang, in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, north east India, the largest church in this Indian state was recently blessed and consecrated. Fides was told that in Neotan, a village in Arunachal Pradesh on the border with Myanmar, in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/07/18

AMERICA/MEXICO - San Felipe de Jesús Foundation pulls children away from streets, mafia and exploiters

Mexico City – Street children are "invisible: no one sees them", says Rev Francisco Crisanto, diocesan priest and director of the Foundation “Fondazione San Felipe de Jesús” FSFJ, which years ago reorganised and “Hogares Providencia” activity started by Spanish Scolopian priest Fr. Chinchachoma. "To render them visible was his great ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/07/18

ASIA/CHINA - Advent young people principal actors

Xi An –Young members of the local Seraphim Movement were the principal actors on the solemnity of Christ the King and continue mission work through Advent in Christ the King parish in the archdiocese of Xi An . Mons. Antonio Dang MingYan thanked the faithful for their activity in particular ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/07/18

AFRICA/CENTRAL AFRICA - Alindao Massacre; Cardinal Nzapalainga calls for an international inquiry

Bangui -“We ask for an international enquiry into the massacre in Alindao” said Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga, archbishop Bangui, who went to the town in south-east of Central Africa where on 15 November ex Seleka rebels of the UPS under general Ali Darassa killed at least 60 persons most of them ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/07/18

ASIA/PHILIPPINES - “In the name of God stop extrajudicial homicide”: bishop's message for Advent

Manila - “Extrajudicial homicide is always wrong even when it means killing a criminal. This is our desperate plea at this time of Advent and Christmas: for the love of God, stop these murders! Let healing begin|” this appeal to Fides comes from Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, head of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/06/18

AFRICA - Missionaries at the service of the poorest and most rejected people carrying the good news of the Gospel

Kara – “In the remote parts of our villages and cities in Africa we carry forward the cause of the Gospel, putting ourselves at the service of the poor and the marginalised”: Fides was told by Ivorian priest Donald Zagore a missionary of the Society of African Missions . Founded ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/06/18

AFRICA/KENYA - “We must not lose our moral values if we are to live in a healthy society ” warn the Bishops

Nairobi – A society cannot be united if it loses its moral values. We learn from the Bible that Sodom and Gomorrah became a symbol of a decadent society, whose moral fabric was systematically eroded” the Bishops of Kenya write in a statement issued at the end of their plenary ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/06/18

ASIA/IRAQ -Christian woman candidate for Ministry of Refugees boycotted by Christian MPs

Baghdad – There is also the name of MS Hana Emmanuel Gorgis among the names that Iraqi Premier Adel Abdul Mahdi wishes to add to the list of ministers in the government in Iraq, still not complete although seven months have passed since the elections . Hana Emmanuel, for Adel ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/06/18

AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Priest attacked in the cathedral with sulfuric acid

Managua – Yesterday 5 December in the afternoon, rev Mario Guevara, aged 59 vicar of Managua Cathedral, suffered a sulfuric acid attack when a 24 year old woman threw the acid on the priest’s face and body while he was in the cathedral hearing confessions. A report of the incident ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/06/18



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