Information service of the Pontifical Mission Societies since 1927
Monday, 18 January 2021 [GMT +1]
Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
14 January 2021
EUROPE/SPAIN - Missionary Childhood Day: "The Church plays the role of mother, father and family for many children in the world"
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "We want to make the Spaniards, especially children, aware that we live in a large family and we cannot be indifferent to the needs of others because we are far away", said Fr. José María Calde ...
13 January 2021
EUROPE /ITALY - Young migrants study to become "room assistant"
Syracuse (Agenzia Fides) - On the initiative of the Scalabrini Mission Sisters, a course was launched in Syracuse, Sicily, to train young migrant people to work in the catering trade. A total of 26 young people from Nige ...
21 December 2020
EUROPE/GERMANY - Star Singers: "the faithful still want their Christmas blessing" even in times of pandemic
Aachen (Agenzia Fides) - It is with great regret that the leaders of the 63rd Campaign of the "Star Singers" ("Die Sternsinger") following the lockdown imposed by the German government from December 16 to January 10 to f ...
15 December 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - Minors: 3 immigrants out of 5 in Africa and Asia
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Africa and Asia welcome three out of five immigrant children. Worldwide 30% of migrants are under 18 years old. The number of children who leave their families to set out on the paths of migration ...
14 December 2020
EUROPE/POLAND - The Star Singers: "Do not let yourself be overcome by the pandemic and do not stop helping missions and missionaries"
Warsaw (Agenzia Fides) - For almost 30 years, in Poland, on Saint Stephen's Day (Boxing Day), the children of Missionary Childhood are sent by their parish priests to bring the Good News and the Christmas Blessing. Shari ...
10 December 2020
EUROPE/SWITZERLAND - Video message from Mgr. Alain de Raemy: "Life continues and the Star Singers accompany it with love"
Friborg (Agenzia Fides) - The Auxiliary Bishop of Friborg, Mgr. Alain de Raemy, responsible for the youth ministry within the Swiss Bishops' Conference, sent a video message to the Star Singers, to encourage the children ...
9 December 2020
EUROPE/ARMENIA - Political crisis after the end of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh: Patriarch Karekin calls for the government to resign
Yerevan (Agenzia Fides) - The Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the government he led must resign if we want to "avoid traumatic developments in public life and possible conflicts with tragic consequences", sai ...
9 December 2020
EUROPE/POLAND - In prayer at the Shrine of Czestochowa for all the missionaries of the world
Czestochowa (Agenzia Fides) - Every year, the Pontifical Missionary Union (PMU) in Poland organizes a national meeting of formation and missionary prayer at the Shrine of Czestochowa at the beginning of December in memor ...
5 December 2020
EUROPE/ENGLAND - Charity, a means of evangelization in times of pandemic according to the National Director of Missio
London (Agenzia Fides) - "Helping families in difficulty, supporting the poor, bringing a word of comfort to the sick and dying, assisting them in times of suffering or need: this is the marvelous principle of giving acc ...
3 December 2020
EUROPE/SPAIN - Repatriation from the Canary Islands of those who are not entitled to international protection has begun
Ceuta (Agenzia Fides) - "The repatriation of Moroccans from the Canary Islands has resumed", police sources said yesterday, December 2, to the daily El Espanol, without specifying the number of people concerned. This con ...
26 November 2020
EUROPE/POLAND - Campaign for the adoption of seminaries in mission territories: the seminarian of today, is the priest of tomorrow
Warsaw (Agenzia Fides) - The National Direction of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Poland has responded to the appeal of Cardinal Luis Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, in fa ...
18 November 2020
EUROPE/AZERBAIJAN - Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan's President promises protection for Armenian churches and monasteries
Stepanakert (Agenzia Fides) - After the signing of the armistice between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which ended the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh with Russian mediation, there are fears about the fate of Armenian churches an ...
12 November 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - Scalabrinians: the Covid emergency does not stop the tragedies in the Mediterranean
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "The umpteenth tragedy in the Mediterranean, which caused the death of 6 migrants, is the umpteenth signal given to the Governments in Europe and the world that the world's crises have not stopped ...
10 November 2020
EUROPE/AZERBAIJAN - Controversial ceasefire agreement for Nagorno-Karabakh: "For many Armenians this is a surrender"
Stepanakert (Agenzia Fides) - "When weapons are silent there is always hope. But for many Armenians, the ceasefire agreement represents only a surrender. Evidently, there was currently no other viable solution for the Ar ...
10 November 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - Meeting between the Pope and the recently released Italian missionary in Mali, Father Pierluigi Maccalli, SMA
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "It was a moment of great emotion. I never thought I would one day find myself face to face with the Pope, to be able to shake his hand", Father Gigi Maccalli told Agenzia Fides immediately after m ...
Total articles: 2571 - Page 1 of 1
World Mission Sunday 2017
Message of His Holiness
The missionaries killed during 2016