Special Issue

  • 20 October 2018
    VATICAN - CATHOLIC CHURCH STATISTICS 2018 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – As every year, in view of World Mission Day, which this year celebrates its 92nd anniversary on Sunday, October 21, 2018, Fides News Service offers some statistics chosen to give a panora ...
  • 6 October 2018
    VATICAN - Special Fides: Young missionaries, witnesses of Christ giving their lives Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - At the beginning of the month of October, traditionally dedicated to missions, and in the year the Synod of Bishops is dedicated to the vocational discernment of the young, Fides News Agenc ...
  • 28 December 2017
    VATICAN - Missionaries killed in 2017 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - In the year 2017, 23 Catholic pastoral care workers were killed worldwide: 13 priests, 1 religious brother, 1 religious sister, 8 lay persons. For the eighth consecutive year, the place mo ...
  • 30 December 2016
    VATICAN - PASTORAL CARE WORKERS KILLED IN 2016 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - In the year 2016, 28 Catholic pastoral care workers were killed worldwide. For the eighth consecutive year, the place most affected, with an extremely elevated number of pastoral care work ...
  • 30 December 2015
    VATICAN - PASTORAL CARE WORKERS KILLED IN 2015 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The wake of pastoral workers killed in this historic phase of humanity reveals an unprecedented upsurge. It seems to have no equal in the history, because it is an ongoing globalized persec ...
  • 17 October 2015
    VATICAN - World Mission Day: Catholic Church Statistics 2015 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – As every year, in view of World Mission Day, this year celebrated on Sunday, October 18, Fides News Service offers some statistics chosen to give a panorama of the missionary Church all o ...
  • 30 December 2014
    VATICAN - PASTORAL CARE WORKERS KILLED IN 2014 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - According to information in our possession, during 2014, 26 pastoral care workers were killed worldwide, three more compared to 2013. For the sixth consecutive year, the place most affecte ...
  • 25 October 2014
    VATICAN - WORLD MISSION DAY - CATHOLIC CHURCH STATISTICS 2014 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – As every year, in view of World Mission Day, this year celebrated on Sunday, October 19, Fides News Service offers some statistics chosen to give a panorama of the missionary Church all o ...
  • 14 June 2014
    VATICAN - Message of His Holiness Francis for the World Mission Day 2014 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Fides publishes Pope Francis's Message for World Mission Day, which this year will be celebrated on Sunday, October 19 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today vast numbers of people still do ...
  • 30 December 2013
    VATICAN - PASTORAL CARE WORKERS KILLED IN 2013 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - According to information in our possession, during 2013, 22 pastoral care workers were killed worldwide (mostly priests), almost double compared to 13 who were killed in 2012. On the night ...
  • 18 October 2013
    VATICAN - WORLD MISSION DAY - CATHOLIC CHURCH STATISTICS 2013 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – As every year, in view of World Mission Day, this year celebrated on Sunday, October 20, Fides News Service offers some statistics chosen to give a panorama of the missionary Church all o ...
  • 29 December 2012
    VATICAN - PASTORAL CARE WORKERS KILLED IN 2012 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Once again this year, Fides publishes an annual document of all the pastoral workers who lost their lives in a violent manner over the course of the last 12 months. According to information ...
  • 13 October 2012
    VATICAN - WORLD MISSION DAY - CATHOLIC CHURCH STATISTICS 2012 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – As every year, in view of World Mission Day, this year celebrated on Sunday, October 21, Fides News Service offers some statistics chosen to give a panorama of the missionary church all o ...
  • 30 December 2011
    THE NAMES OF PASTORAL WORKERS, BISHOPS, PRIESTS, MEN AND WOMEN RELIGIOUS AND LAY CATHOLICS, KILLED IN THE YEAR 2011 Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Once again this year, Fides publishes an annual document of all the pastoral workers who lost their lives in a violent manner over the course of the last 12 months. According to information ...
  • 21 October 2011
    VATICAN - World Mission Day: Catholic Church Statistics Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - As every year, on the occasion of World Mission Sunday, October 23 this year, Fides News Service offers some statistics chosen to give a panorama of the missionary Church all over the world ...

SPOTLIGHT
World Mission Sunday 2017