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



AFRICA/BENIN - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS, Fr. Cosme Adjomale

Vatican City - On 26 April 2018 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed the rev. Fr. Cosme Adjomale, of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Parakou as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Benin for five years .The new National Director ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/20/18

ASIA/LEBANON - Maronite Patriarch: "A government is needed!"

Beirut - National appeals are repeated asking the Lebanese political forces to urgently form a government to allow the country to concentrate its efforts and allow it to face the economic and regional challenges and therefore to give life to a new government. In an interview released yesterday to the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/20/18

AMERICA/BRAZIL - Breakfast prepared by the parish is the only meal for thousands of Venezuelan refugees

Pacaraima - Brazilian Don José Sebastião Barros da Silveira and Argentine don Miguel Alberto Fernández, Orionini , arrived in Pacaraima, Brazil, diocese of Roraima, to help the local parish priest, Fr Jesús Lopez Fernandez de Bobadilla, 78-year-old Spanish fidei donum missionary, to assist thousands of Venezuelan refugees fleeing their country ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/19/18

ASIA/PHILIPPINES - New Evangelization to remain rooted in Christ

Manila - To provide a gripping experience of Jesus, a gripping experience of the community called the Church, and a gripping experience of the mission, the calling, motivated only by the love of Christ, are among the objectives proposed in the Fifth Philippine Conference on New Evangelization which is taking ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/19/18

AMERICA/PERU - Bishops involved in the reform of justice, moral heritage of the country

Lima - The President of the Peruvian Episcopal Conference, His Exc. Mgr. Héctor Miguel Cabrejos Vidarte, O.F.M., Archbishop of Trujillo, met yesterday, Wednesday 18 July, the Commission for Justice Reform, appointed five days ago by the President of the Republic, Martin Vizcarra, after having learned the confirmation of the audio ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/19/18

ASIA/LEBANON - "Come and see": Jesus' invitation inspires the first international convention of young Syriac Catholics

Faytrun - The "method" used by Christ to draw men and women of all times to him is always what he used in his gatherings with the first apostles: "Come and see" . And the words of Jesus' invitation are the guiding thread of the first Syriac Youth International Convention ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/19/18

AFRICA/NIGERIA - UN Alarm: "Violence between farmers and herders risks turning into forms of terrorism"

Abuja - "Violence between farmers and herders is increasingly a major security threat in the region and risks morphing into the terrorist attacks that have defined the security landscape", said Mohamed Ibn Chambas, who is Head, UN Office for West African and the Sahel, UNOWAS, in a report presented to ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/19/18

AMERICA/NICARAGUA - The Organization of American States condemns Ortega for repression

Managua - On the same day in which 39 years ago the Nicaraguan people announced the popular victory against dictator Somoza, yesterday, 18 July 2018, the Permanent Council of the OAS approved the resolution condemning the regime of Daniel Ortega for repression with 21 votes in favor, 3 against and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/19/18

AMERICA/BRAZIL - The Church forms to responsible voting and participation, also via the web

Brasilia - During the electoral campaign for the general elections of next October, the Church in Brazil contributes as usual to the civil and democratic education of citizens through publications and audiovisual material, also using new media in the digital world. It is always very attentive to the socio-political situation ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/18/18

AFRICA/ZAMBIA - We need to strengthen our faith in God to recover from corruption

Lusaka - After the denunciation of the African Union and that of the bishops of Kenya , the President of the Episcopal Conference of Zambia , Mgr. George Lungu, bishop of Chipata, said that corruption continues to absorb the lives of the Zambesi fomented by ruthless and cunning professionals. During ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/18/18

AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Sister Xiskya Valladares to the international community: "Please, act quickly, before they kill us all"

Managua - "I am just a Catholic nun. Nobody has asked me to write to you. But I cannot stand and watch like a dictator massacre his people while you remain silent". This is how the open letter that Sister Xiskya Valladares, a Nicaraguan religious resident in Spain, published Sunday ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/18/18

AMERICA/COLOMBIA - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS, Fr. Javier Alexis Gil Henao

Vatican City - On 17 May 2018 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed the rev. Javier Alexis Gil Henao, of the diocesan clergy of GarzÏŒn, as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Colombia for five years .The new National Director was ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/18/18

ASIA/IRAQ - Fadi Iskander becomes a priest, son of Syriac Orthodox priest-martyr Boulos Iskander

Erbil – To receive priestly ordination from the hands of the same bishop who had ordained his father many years before, killed in 2006 and celebrated as a martyr by Iraqi Christians, is what happened to Fadi Iskander, who became a priest of the Syriac Orthodox Church on Sunday in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/18/18

AFRICA/ETHIOPIA - "Religious extremism is a threat to development" says Fr. Devine of the Shalom Center

Addis Ababa - "We are attentive to the Religionization of politics and the Politicization of religion", warned Fr. Patrick Devine , founder and president of the Shalom Center in Nairobi, Kenya, in his speech at the 19th Plenary Assembly of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa , ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/18/18

AMERICA/BOLIVIA - CAM 5: aware of the challenges of our peoples

Santa Cruz de la Sierra - "Issues related to faith but also to the life of our peoples was highlighted, and this says that our Congress was not a spiritual event, but attentive towards reality, and aware of the challenges we face and we want to address from a Catholics ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/17/18

AFRICA/BURKINA FASO - First perpetual professions in Dioulasso for the Pianzoline 'mission animators'

Dioulasso - Burkina Faso, like the neighboring States of the Sahel area without natural resources, is among the poorest countries in the world. The population lives on the little agriculture that the land has. The seven months of drought and the only rainy season allow only one crop a year. ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/17/18

ASIA/LEBANON - The Mufti of the Lebanese Republic: there is no Middle East without Christians of the East

Beirut - The Middle East will no longer exist if the exodus of the Christians of the East continues to reduce the presence of those bearing the name of Christ in the Middle Eastern countries. The alarm was launched in recent days by Sheikh Abdel Latif Darian, Mufti of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/17/18

AMERICA/ARGENTINA - La Rioja remembers its martyrs, the next blessed

Chamical - The city of Chamical, in the province and diocese of La Rioja, is preparing to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of its martyrs: Bishop Enrique Angelelli, Fathers Carlos Murias and Gabriel Longueville, and layman Wenceslao Pedernera. On 8 June, the Holy Father signed the decree recognizing the martyrdom in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/17/18

AMERICA/VENEZUELA - The Bishops: "A political leadership is needed to put the people at the center of their reflections and actions"

Caracas - "The Church, whose spiritual mission is clearly indicated by Christ in the Gospel, does not intend to replace in its role and in its vocation those who know and manage Politics. It does not aspire to dominate the social landscape, nor to become a factor of government or ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/17/18

AFRICA/ETHIOPIA - "The story of the Association indicates the path for the future", says the Secretary General of AMECEA

Addis Ababa - "Let us think more of what we have in common and what we can do together in building a strong Church within the region", says Fr. Ferdinand Lugonzo, Secretary General of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa in his speech at the 19th Plenary ... Read More ...
Posted on: 07/17/18



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