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ASIA/PHILIPPINES - South Korean missionaries bring medical care and hope to the poor

Manila - Bringing the announcement of God's love, giving a word of comfort and hope and practical help to the poor and marginalized in the Philippines: with this spirit, 26 Catholic lay missionaries, nurses and medical personnel from South Korea offered their services to patients who cannot afford medical treatment, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/23/18

ASIA/IRAQ - Catholic Patriarchs in Baghdad to meet young people and celebrate martyrs

Baghdad - Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako - who was President delegate during the recent Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church entitled "Youth, faith and vocational discernment" - will host the 26th meeting of the Eastern Catholic Patriarchs, scheduled from 26 to 30 November at the patriarchal seat of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/23/18

AFRICA/UGANDA - Resignation of the Bishop of Lira and appointment of successor

Vatican City - Today The Holy Father Francis has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Lira , presented by His Exc. Mgr. Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. The Holy Father has appointedHis Exc. Mgr. Santus Lino Wanok, currently Bishop of Nebbi as Bishop of Lira. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/23/18

AMERICA/CUBA - Youth from Holguin engaged in missionary work

Havana - A week of missionary experience, visiting families at home and sharing the "joy of the Gospel". This is how the young people of the diocese of Holguin chose to spend their summer holidays to learn about popular religiosity and live in simplicity. As Agenzia Fides learns, these young ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/23/18

AFRICA/SOUTH AFRICA - The Church in South Africa: forms and contents to communicate the Gospel

Benoni - The Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops in Southern Africa hosted a Media and Communications workshop at the Lumko Centre in Benoni, South Africa. The workshop gathered participants chosen from the nine member countries represented by IMBISA: Angola, Botswana, eSwatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé e Príncipe, South Africa and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/23/18

AFRICA/ALGERIA - The martyrs of Algeria, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the White Fathers

Algiers - "The beatification of the martyrs of Algeria is, for our congregation, a sign of the Lord's blessing on the occasion of our 150th anniversary of its foundation. The Society of the Missionaries of Africa , proud and grateful for its past, can hope for a future filled with ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/23/18

AFRICA/RWANDA - Appointment of the Rector of "S. Carlo Borromeo" major Seminary in the diocese of Butare

Vatican City - On 20th September 2018 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed the Rev. Fr. Papias Musengamana, of the diocesan clergy of Kabgayi as Rector of "San Carlo Borromeo" National Major Seminary in the diocese of Butare, Rwanda.The new Rector was born ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/22/18

AFRICA/ETHIOPIA - Appointment of the National Director of the PMS, His Exc. Mgr. Seyoum Fransua Noel

Vatican City - On 8 September 2018 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed His Exc. Mgr. Seyoum Fransua Noel, Apostolic Vicar of Hosanna as National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Ethiopia for a five-year term . Read More ...
Posted on: 11/22/18

EUROPE/ITALY - The Jesuits: "To dare the missionary spirit in the contemporary world"

Rome - It is right to help the countries of the South of the world, but it is difficult to commit oneself. It is right to support the missions, but without changing one’s lifestyle or point of view, in Western societies. This is the trend photographed by a survey carried ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/22/18

AFRICA/GHANA - The Bishops: "Illegal migration from our country is an evil that must be faced"

Accra - 4,092 Ghanaians were repatriated from Libya in 2017. This is what the Bishops of Ghana wrote in the statement published at the end of their Annual Plenary Assembly held in Techiman, in the Brong Ahafo region. The document, sent to Agenzia Fides, shows the official statistics of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/22/18

AFRICA/EGYPT - Coptic Bishop Pachomios: the internet and the network contribute to breaking up families

Cairo – The internet and social media like Facebook represent an instrument of alienation and an objective factor in the breaking up of families. This is what Anba Pachomios, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Beheira and Pentapoli, one of the oldest and most respected figures of the Coptic Orthodox episcopate said ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/22/18

ASIA/PAKISTAN - Blasphemy law: campaign to punish false accusers is increasing

Islamabad - "Police must arrest Qari Mohammad Salim and the two Muslim women who invented false accusations of blasphemy against Asia Bibi, an innocent Christian who spent 9 years in prison": says to Agenzia Fides Taskeen Khan, Human rights activist in Pakistan, who adds: "It is time the state corrects ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/22/18

AFRICA/EGYPT - Christians also pay tribute to the birth of Muhammad in Minya and Beni Suef

Minya - In the Egyptian province of Minya, theater of the last Orthodox Coptic Christians massacre , the jihadist frenzy does not destroy the manifestation of closeness and friendship that traditionally characterize the coexistence between Egyptians of Christian and Islamic faith. Precisely in Minya, on the occasion of the Mawlid ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18

VATICAN - Young people of Luanda, "all together and with all young people, let us go out to bring the joy of the Gospel"

Viana - On the afternoon of Saturday 17 November, Cardinal Fernando Filoni met the youth of the Ecclesiastical Province of Luanda in the Cathedral of the diocese of Viana, as part of his pastoral visit to Angola and São Tomé ."Dear young people - the Cardinal said - after having ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18

AFRICA/CENTRAL AFRICA - "There is huge interest behind the massacre of Alindao" says the Bishop of Bangassou

Bangui - "Do not stop to denounce the massacre of Christians. Ask yourselves why this happened", says His Exc. Mgr. Juan Jose Aguirre Muños, Bishop of Bangassou, diocese in the south-east of the Central African Republic, adjacent to that of Alindao, where on November 15 former Seleka rebels of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18

VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni in São Tomé: "Everyone must live the dimension of the 'Church that goes forth' as authentic missionary disciples"

São Tomé - After leaving Angola on the evening of Sunday 18 November, Cardinal Fernando Filoni arrived in São Tomé to conclude his pastoral visit for the 50th anniversary of the Bishops' Conference of the two Portuguese-speaking countries, CEAST . During the two days spent in the archipelago, November 19 ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18

ASIA/VIETNAM - Resignation of Metropolitan Archbishop of Hà Nôi and appointment of successor

Vatican City - On November 17, 2018 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Hà Nôi presented by His Eminence Cardinal Peter Nguyên Vãn Nhon.The Pope has appointed as Archbishop of the same metropolitan see of Hà Nôi His Exc. Mgr. Joseph Vu ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18

AFRICA/RWANDA - Resignation of Archbishop of Kigali and appointment of successor

Vatican City - On November 19, 2018 the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Archdiocese of Kigali , presented by His Exc. Mgr. Thaddée Ntihinyurwa. The Pope appointed as Archbishop of Kigali, Rwanda, His Exc. Mgr. Antoine Kambanda, currently Bishop of Kibungo. Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18

AFRICA/IVORY COAST - Prayer and fasting in the prison of Abidjan for Fr. Gigi Maccalli

Abidjan - In the prison of Abidjan, the largest in the Ivory Coast, Christian inmates are concerned about the fate of Fr. Gigi Maccalli, the missionary kidnapped in Niger on 17 September. Father Ramon Bernard, a native of Saragossa, a missionary in the Ivory Coast, and confrere of Father Maccalli, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18

ASIA/INDIA - Victims of natural disasters: solidarity of the Pontifical Mission Societies and of the Indian Church

New Delhi - It is urgent to alleviate the devastation and rescue the victims affected by the violent floods registered in the Indian states of Kerala and Karnataka in recent months and also in Tamil Nadu a few days ago: with this spirit the Pontifical Mission Societies appeal to all ... Read More ...
Posted on: 11/20/18



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