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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
6 June 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - The Brothers of the Christian schools: "Next to the most vulnerable in the fight against Covid 19"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Some of our students serve their fellow citizens as first rescuers. Others are helping the elderly who are confined to the home by delivering groceries. Some universities, such as in Mexico and th ...
5 June 2020
EUROPE/ROMANIA - PMS Director: "During the pandemic the Church had to invent other ways to keep the unity of communities alive"
Bucharest (Agenzia Fides) - According to the government's provisions to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, even in Romania the Bishops’ Conference, albeit with great suffering, suspended Masses with the participation of th ...
5 June 2020
EUROPE/SWITZERLAND - European Bishops: after the pandemic let’s work all together for a recovery that leaves no one behind
St. Gallen (Agenzia Fides) - The annual meeting of the presidencies of CCEE (Council of European Bishops’ Conferences) and of COMECE (Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union) was held on 3 June 2 ...
3 June 2020
EUROPE/FRANCE - A PMS website to get to know Pauline Jaricot, who invented "the first missionary social network"
Lyon (Agenzia Fides) - On May 26, Pope Francis authorized the publication of the decree recognizing the miracle attributed to the venerable Pauline Jaricot (1799-1862), thus opening the way for her beatification (see Fid ...
2 June 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - In time of Coronavirus, the commitment of the Blessed Scalabrini is always present, at the forefront of calamities
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Today more than ever, in times of pandemic, the commitment of Blessed Giovanni Battista Scalabrini, who was at the forefront of those calamities, remembered as the protagonist of a daily, generous ...
1 June 2020
EUROPE/SPAIN - PMS National Director: "Pauline Jaricot is a gift for the Church"
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - "Pauline is a gift for the Church" says Don José María Calderón, National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of Spain in a message sent to Fides, in which he comments the publi ...
1 June 2020
EUROPE/FRANCE - Mgr. De Brésillac and Pauline Jaricot: protagonists of the extraordinary season of missionary commitment of the 19th century
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - Among the decrees that the Holy Father authorized to publish on May 26, in addition to the recognition of the miracle attributed to the intercession of the Venerable Servant of God Pauline Marie Ja ...
11 May 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - Today, like yesterday: the Camillians at the forefront of the Covid-19 emergency
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - "Simple feelings such as proximity, compassion, understanding, closeness, collaboration, love, which are shown through a look, a smile, a hug, all things that today, in this forced isolation, seem ...
9 May 2020
EUROPE/ARMENIA - Premier Pashinyan calls Pope Francis: full support for "global ceasefire"
Yerevan (Agenzia Fides) - Full and unequivocal support "to the appeal made by the Holy Father for an immediate ceasefire in all corners of the globe and unity, as the world is exposed to an unprecedented threat". This is ...
9 May 2020
EUROPA - Covid-19: European Jesuit superiors ask the European Union for "authentic ethical and social solidarity"
Brussels (Agenzia Fides) - The Conference of Jesuit Provincial Superiors of Europe sent a message to the institutions of the European Union (EU) asking for "authentic ethical and social solidarity" to be promoted in time ...
8 May 2020
EUROPE/IRELAND - Appointment of the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies, Fr. Michael O’Sullivan, M.Afr.
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 13 January 2020 Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Fr. Michael O’Sullivan, M.Afr as National Director of the Pontifical ...
4 May 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - Twice the number of people turn to the diocesan Caritas, 42 volunteers tested positive for Covid 19, 10 have died
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – Italian Caritas, since the early days of the Covid-19 emergency, has intensified contact and coordination of the 218 diocesan Caritas in Italy. The first national survey, conducted from 9 to 24 A ...
29 April 2020
EUROPE/SPAIN - "Jesus is alive and wants you alive": the day of prayer for vocations and native vocations on 3 May
Madrid (Agenzia Fides) - Sunday 3rd May, 4th Sunday of Easter, known as the Sunday of the Good Shepherd from the Gospel passage that is proclaimed during the Mass, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations is celebrated. In ...
28 April 2020
EUROPE/ITALY - The Sisters of Don Orione continue to assist the disabled, minors and the elderly during the pandemic, "now we need help"
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - The Sisters of Don Orione (Little Missionary Sisters of Charity, PSMC) of the Italian Province have launched an appeal in order to face this very difficult moment, in which the Covid-19 pandemic ha ...
27 April 2020
EUROPE/POLAND - An ad of the PMS for the extraordinary collection for the Covid-19 Emergency Fund
Warsaw (Agenzia Fides) - Responding to the appeal of the Holy Father to create an international emergency fund to help the populations of mission territories affected by the Covid 19 pandemic (see Fides, 6/4/2020), the P ...
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