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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
8 June 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - The Macerata-Loreto Pilgrimage invites to pray for the Extraordinary Missionary Month
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - On the evening of Pentecost, since 1978, thousands of people from all over Italy and also from other nations, of different traditions and cultures, have given life to the now traditional pilgrimage ...
6 June 2019
EUROPE/POLAND - The close link between the Living Rosary Association and missionary cooperation
Warsaw (Agenzia Fides) - From May 31st to June 1st, over ten thousand members of the Association of the Living Rosary, met for the seventh time in Jasna Góra, National Shrine of Poland, to pray together and learn more a ...
5 June 2019
EUROPE/SPAIN - Environment Day: educating young people to fight against climate change and to defend the common home
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - Today, June 5, we celebrate Environment Day, an anniversary shared by an increasing number of ecclesial institutions and bodies, also thanks to the impulse given by Pope Francis with the encyclic ...
4 June 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - "Chaire Gynai", Welcome, woman: the integration project for migrant women celebrates its first anniversary
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – To welcome, protect, promote and integrate: the 4 verbs of migration, launched by Pope Francis, are summarized in "Chaire Gynai" (which means "Welcome, woman"), a project wanted by the Pope himse ...
29 May 2019
EUROPE/GERMANY MUNICH - Confirmation of the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies, Mgr. Wolfgang Huber
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 7 March 2019 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, confirmed the rev. Mgr. Wolfgang Huber, of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Munich, ...
18 May 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - Brothers of the Christian Schools: five "projects without border" for the mission of education
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - In the year of the celebrations to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the death of their founder St. John Baptist de La Salle, the Brothers of the Christian Schools present five new school projec ...
17 May 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - "God, our Father, give freedom to Father Pierluigi": prayer vigil in Father Maccalli’s birthplace
Madignano (Agenzia Fides) - "Every day, in the diocese of Niamey, at the end of each Mass, we pray for the release of Father Gigi Maccalli. Archbishop Laurent Lompo composed a prayer for him that we have been reciting si ...
15 May 2019
EUROPE/SPAIN - Academic Day at San Damaso University: the announcement of the Extraordinary Missionary Month concerns everyone
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - An academic Day dedicated to the Extraordinary Missionary Month of October 2019 was held yesterday at the San Damaso University of Madrid, organized by the Chair of Missionology, the Faculty of T ...
14 May 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - For the first time an Italian Superior General of the Society for African Missions
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The General Assembly of the Society for African Missions SMA has elected its new Superior General, who will guide the international institute for the next 6 years. For the first time he is an Itali ...
14 May 2019
EUROPE/SPAIN - Academic Act at San Damaso University: Archbishop Dal Toso’s report on "Church and mission"
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "Church and mission: a fruitful relationship" was the theme of the academic Act which took place this morning at San Damaso University in Madrid, organized by the Chair of Missionology of the Fac ...
14 May 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - Father Brambillasca re-elected Superior General of PIME
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "I communicate that the participants in the XV General Assembly of the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (P.I.M.E.), re-elected St. Matthias the Apostle, Father Ferruccio Brambillasca, Supe ...
13 May 2019
EUROPE/ROMANIA - With the first group of “small missionaries”, Missionary Childhood is born in Romania
Bucharest (Agenzia Fides) - Historic event for the Pontifical Missionary Childhood, which on May 18th will see the first group of Romanian children join the Society. The day of celebration for the inauguration of Mission ...
9 May 2019
EUROPE/ITALY - The memory of Father Maccalli is constant among the confreres gathered at the General Chapter
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Thought and prayer for our father Luigi Maccalli, kidnapped eight months ago in Niger, is present in a special way among us". This is what Fr. Ceferino Cainelli, Argentine priest of the Society of ...
6 May 2019
EUROPE /CZECH REP. - Spiritual retreat and new impetus for the animators of Missionary Childhood
Mountain Hatching (Agenzia Fides) - About forty leaders of the Little Mission Club of Bohemia and Moravia gathered in Mountain Hatching in the Krkonoše Mountains for a meeting promoted by the National Director of the Po ...
29 April 2019
EUROPE/SLOVAKIA - The testimony of a Slovak with an African heart
Bratislava (Agenzia Fides) - Among the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines flight, heading towards Nairobi which crushed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa on Sunday 10 March, in addition to a Kenyan missionary and nu ...
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