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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/CAMEROON - Tension on the eve of the presidential vote

Yaoundé - There are 9 candidates for the presidential election scheduled for Sunday 7 October in Cameroon. Among these there is outgoing President, Paul Biya, 85, in power since 1982, who aims at obtaining a seventh term.Several Catholic parishes have organized moments of prayer for the vote to take place ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/05/18

AMERICA/MEXICO - Archbishop Dal Toso: "It is also essential for today's missionary to use the language of one's contemporaries"

Mexico City - "First of all, I would like to thank you for inviting me to inaugurate this Missionary Year in Mexico. Pope Francis wanted a Missionary Month for the Universal Church in October 2019, but the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the magazine of the Pontifical Mission Societies ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/05/18

ASIA/KAZAKHSTAN - The Church alongside the government: to improve the quality of life of the population

Almaty - The reconstruction works of various oil plants announced by Makhambet Dosmukhambetov, Deputy Minister for Energy in Kazakhstan, will bring "improvements in the quality of life of the Kazakh people". Ennio Fano, an engineer and expert on environmental policies, explains this to Agenzia Fides. With more investments on fossil ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/05/18

AFRICA/SUDAN - "The war in South Sudan has also hit the Church in Sudan" says the Bishop of El Obeid

Rome - "The separation between Sudan and South Sudan has left a great emptiness at an ecclesial level here in the North", says to Agenzia Fides His Exc. Mgr. Yunan Tombe Triller Kuku Andali, Bishop of El Obeid, in the north - Western Sudan."Because of the division of the Country, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/05/18

AFRICA/NIGERIA - Alarm of Christian leaders: violence mainly affects women, children and the elderly

Jos - About 6 thousand people, especially women, children and the elderly, of families of Christian farmers were brutally mutilated and killed in night raids by Fulani armed herdsmen, starting from January 2018 : this is the alarm spread by Christian leaders in Nigeria. "What is happening in the Plateau ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/05/18

AMERICA/BRAZIL - Caritas implements a National Refugee Integration Plan

Roraima - A "national plan for integration" and solidarity towards refugees: this is what the Brazilian Church has presented in response to the emergency in the country. The plan was launched with the support of the National Conference of Brazilian Bishops , the diocese of Roraima together with Diocesan Caritas ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/05/18

ASIA/IRAQ - Christian monks and volunteers at the service of all: Kurds and refugees, without distinction of faith or ethnic group

Sulaymaniyya – In Sulaymaniyya, in Iraqi Kurdistan, there are currently no tensions, but the refugee emergency, caused by the war against ISIS and the internal instability of Iraq, has not ended. This is what Fr. Jens Petzold, a religious of Mar Musa , who has been in Kurdistan for years, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/03/18

ASIA/INDONESIA - Catholic religious congregations to help the population affected by the earthquake and tsunami

Manado - "Father Andi Suparman, Camillian of Maumere, will travel to Manado this week to meet with the humanitarian mission's contact person in the diocese of Manado and discuss how to proceed and how to start the relief efforts promoted by the Camillians": says to Agenzia Fides Fr. Aris Miranda, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/03/18

ASIA/THAILAND - Fight against AIDS: the Verbite missionaries promote assistance and prevention programs in schools

Nong Bua Lamphu - The missionaries of the Society of the Divine Word , together with many lay volunteers, are committed to assisting, giving dignity and giving renewed hope to AIDS patients. The Center for the fight against AIDS entitled "Mother of Perpetual Help", located in Nong Bua Lamphu, in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/03/18

AMERICA/MEXICO - Archbishop Dal Toso: "It is also essential for today's missionary to use the language of his contemporaries"

Mexico City - "First of all, I would like to thank you for inviting me to inaugurate this Missionary Year in Mexico. Pope Francis wanted a Missionary Month for the Universal Church in October 2019, but the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the magazine of the Pontifical Mission Societies ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/03/18

AMERICA/MEXICO - The President of the PMS entrusts the Missionary Year to the Virgin of Guadalupe

Mexico City - On the evening of Tuesday, 2nd October, the Feast of the Guardian Angels, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the magazine Ad Gentes and the opening of the Missionary Year in Mexico, His Exc. Mgr. Giovanni Pietro Dal Toso, Assistant Secretary of the Congregation for ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/03/18

AFRICA/CENTRAL AFRICA - "The presence of foreign mercenaries undermines coexistence" says Cardinal Nzapalainga

Bangui - "After 125 years of evangelization, the Archdiocese of Bangui sends priests on missions. It is the sign of the vitality of our particular Church and of solidarity among the Churches", announced His Eminence Cardinal Dieudonné Nzapalainga, Archbishop of Bangui, in the homily during the opening Mass of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/03/18

AFRICA/MALAWI - Catholics are "called to political commitment", in view of the 2019 elections

Lilongwe - Catholics must remain "firm and proud of their identity and participate actively in the governance of the Country, despite the political attacks that the Church is facing", while the nation prepares for the 2019 general elections. This is what Mgr. Martin Mtumbuka, President of the Catholic University Council ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/02/18

ASIA/INDONESIA - Tsunami in Sulawesi: the mobilization of Catholic relief agencies

Palu - There is great mobilization for humanitarian aid by Catholic communities and relief agencies after the tsunami and the earthquake hit the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, on 28 September.Palu is the most affected city. The earthquake triggered an unexpected tsunami in the city, which has about 380,000 residents. The ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/02/18

AMERICA/MEXICO - Archbishop Dal Toso: "Mexico, a generous nation in the gift of missionaries"

Mexico City - "Mexico is among the emerging nations in terms of the gift of missionaries, because more and more faithful from this country leave to bring the Good News of Christ to distant lands": says Mgr. Giampietro Dal Toso, Assistant Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/02/18

AFRICA/DR CONGO - "No to the use of the image of Pope Francis for electoral purposes"

Kinshasa - "The Catholic Church is requesting politicians not to use the image of the pope for their positioning", reads the Twitter account of the Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They voiced their disapproval as a portrait of the pope served as background on a poster ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/02/18

ASIA/LEBANON - Churches call for the rapid formation of a new government

Beirut - An urgent appeal to political forces to accelerate the process of formation of a new government, to eradicate the instability in which they are dragging the country to pursue their own interests, in the face of increasing internal and regional challenges: this is the appeal issued this morning ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/02/18

AMERICA/BRAZIL - Bishop is attacked on social media, after a letter on the upcoming elections

Ruy Barbosa - A few days after the publication of a pastoral letter on the forthcoming elections on October 7, the Bishop of the diocese of Ruy Barbosa and president of the Pastoral Land Commission, in the Brazilian Bishops' Conference , Mgr. André de Witte President of the Pastoral Commission, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/02/18

ASIA/INDIA - Indian Christians pray against evil and violence, in communion with the Pope

New Delhi - Christians of different confessions in India today observe, October 1st, a special day of prayer for the Christian communities present in India and will live a time of assiduous prayer in the month of October, in communion with Pope Francis. "It is the second year in which ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/01/18

AFRICA/EGYPT - Rumors about the suicide of a Coptic monk of St. Macarious denied

Cairo - Monk Zaynoun al Makari was buried on September 28th in the cemetery of the Coptic Orthodox monastery of St. Macarious, who died of a heart attack following the first investigations by the police. An initial examination of the body suggested that poisoning might have been the cause of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/01/18



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