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Thursday, 29 September 2022 [GMT +1]
Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
29 September 2022
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - "Simon Bolivar" bridge reopens: Catholic Church invites to celebrate the 108th World Migrants Day in "No Man's Land"
Paraguachón (Agenzia Fides) - More than 700 people from Colombia and Venezuela gathered at the invitation of the Catholic Church in the border town of Paraguachón, the last Colombian town before the border with Venezue ...
28 September 2022
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - Democracy is weak, we need an Ombudsman who has the support of all political and social forces
Cochabamba (Agenzia Fides) - "It is a general feeling of the population that the Ombudsman's Office, which is an institution that must ensure compliance with individual and collective human rights of all Bolivians, has b ...
27 September 2022
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - Towards the pilgrimage to Luján: “Let us learn from the pilgrims to continue building the common good”
Luján (Agenzia Fides) - "We are called to learn from the pilgrims, a true source of inspiration and teaching to continue building the common good... Ask the Virgin of Luján, Mother and Patroness of Argentina, to help t ...
26 September 2022
AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Cardinal Brenes: "Let us be missionaries of the Word so that many may be transformed"
Managua (Agenzia Fides) - "This will be the week of encounter with the Word and of our ability to listen, starting with me, with our priests, and with each of you: so that in this week we can become missionaries of the W ...
24 September 2022
AMERICA/COSTA RICA - World Migrants Day: “We must not remain indifferent”
San José (Agenzia Fides) - "We must not remain indifferent to a possible humanitarian crisis and must deal with what is happening in our country in a holistic way. To the already complex situation of Nicaraguan migratio ...
24 September 2022
AMERICA/UNITED STATES - In the USA for 75 years: Pontifical Institute for Foreign Mission looks back and thinks about the future
Detroit (Agenzia Fides) - "Our mission today is rooted in tradition and at the same time looks to the future: it is about the proclamation of the Gospel, proclaimed as a witness to the miracles of God and sown in society ...
23 September 2022
AMERICA/PERU - Bicentennial of the Congress: "Do not abruptly dismiss, without hope, the possibility of building a future together"
Lima (Agenzia Fides) - “A few days ago, also from this pulpit, we dedicated a special reflection on the ability to generously build the Homeland. And it is a task that all of us who have a position of responsibility, a ...
22 September 2022
AMERICA/DOMINICAN REP. - The destruction caused by the torrential rains and impetuous winds of Hurricane Fiona
Santo Domingo (Agenzia Fides) - Hurricane Fiona, which hit the Caribbean with torrential rains and very strong winds, caused catastrophic damage and at least two deaths in Puerto Rico on Sunday, September 18, before hitt ...
21 September 2022
AMERICA/HAITI - Poverty, desperation and lack of adequate policies fuel violence even against the Church
Port-au-Prince (Agenzia Fides) - "Solidarity and full communion in this moment of uncertainty and great pain" to the Jesuit brothers of the Jesuit Migrant Service (SJM) for the attack on one of its homes for migrants, lo ...
20 September 2022
AMERICA/PERU - Migrants: we need complete and fair immigration policies, no to xenophobia and discrimination in society
Lima (Agenzia Fides) - "We call on the authorities to implement complete and fair immigration policies, which guarantee the human rights of these people on the move, at the same time we urge Peruvian society to put aside ...
19 September 2022
AMERICA/PANAMA - The Bishops announce the second phase of the dialogue, a new step in the fight against inequality, social exclusion and corruption
Panama (Agenzia Fides) - Before starting the second phase of the Single Dialogue Table, "which will be decisive in really outlining the path of transformation that our country needs", the Catholic Church team that accept ...
19 September 2022
AMERICA - Solidarity of the Youth Ministry of Latin America with the Church of Nicaragua, "the young are the builders of the civilization of love"
Lima (Agenzia Fides) - The Youth Ministry of Latin America and the Caribbean expresses to "the pilgrim Church of Nicaragua its feelings of closeness and solidarity in these moments when it suffers the harshest persecutio ...
17 September 2022
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - World Mission Sunday Video: "Mission to the ends of the earth"
Caracas (Agenzia Fides) - A very ordinary but at the same time very extraordinary story is told by the video published by the National Direction of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Venezuela on World Mission Sunday, a ...
16 September 2022
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - Independence Day: "the gift of freedom is in danger when God's name is mixed up with group interests"
Escuintla (Agenzia Fides) - "The gift of freedom is in danger when, in the already accelerated political competition, the name of God mixes with group interests, to obtain power to serve oneself and not to serve the citi ...
15 September 2022
AMERICA/BRAZIL - Towards the elections of October 2: the bishops meet the candidates
Brasilia (Agenzia Fides) - General elections will be held in Brazil on Sunday, October 2 to elect the President and Vice-President of the Republic, to renew the Chamber and the Senate and to elect the 27 state governors. ...
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