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OCEANIA/WALLIS ET FUTUNA - Resignation of the Bishop of Wallis et Futuna and appointment of successor

Vatican City - On December 24, 2018 the Holy Father Francis the resignation from the pastoral care of Wallis et Futuna , presented by His Exc. Msgr. Ghislain de Rasilly, SM, and appointed Fr. Susitino Sionepoe, SM, former provincial Vicar of the Society of Mary for Oceania, as Bishop of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

EUROPE/GERMANY - "Star Singers" collection 2019: "Together next to disabled children"

Aachen - More than 2,600 "Star Singers" of the Holy Childhood Association in Germany will participate today, Friday, December 28th at the official inauguration of their 61st Annual Campaign in Altötting and the motto of the 2019 Campaign is: "Bring blessing, be blessing. Together next to disabled children, in Peru ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AMERICA/COLOMBIA - In a generalized climate of fear, a priest threatened with death by an armed group

Santa Rosa de Osos - The parish priest of the rural village of Cuturú was threatened with death for refusing to pay bribes to one of the active armed groups in the area, the Bishop therefore decided to transfer him temporarily, for security reasons. This is what Agenzia Fides learns ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

ASIA/INDIA - Ten years of communal violence could not stop ten years of priestly formation

Kandhamal - Four survivors of the worst anti-Christian violence in modern India on December 27, 2018 were ordained as Capuchin priests. Two times attacked in 2007-2008 Arundaya Capuchin ashram Minor Seminary of Barokhoma run by Capuchin Fathers saw four new priests: Rahul Bastaray, George Patmajhi, Anand Pradhan and Amar Kumar ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AFRICA/SENEGAL - Immigration is a phenomenon that severely hits Africa

Dakar - Immigration is a phenomenon that severely affects Africa. The continent is not only a migrant transit territory towards Europe and North America, but is itself a land of migration. This is what the statistics of the International Organization for Migration confirmed. In 2017, globally, 258 million people left ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

VATICAN - MISSIONARIES KILLED IN THE YEAR 2018

Vatican City – In the course of the year 2018, 40 Missionaries were killed throughout the world, almost double the 23 of the previous year, and they were priests for the most part: 35. After eight consecutive years in which the highest number of Missionaries killed was recorded in America, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AMERICA/PORTO RICO - The Bishops: 2019 is an extraordinary missionary Year

San Juan - The desire for a new missionary impulse for the Church in Puerto Rico has prompted its bishops to hold an Extraordinary Missionary Year, which will begin on January 13th and will end on October 19 . In a statement sent to Agenzia Fides the five ordinaries of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AFRICA/DR CONGO - Tensions awaiting the results of the vote. Bishops' appeal to remain calm

Kinshasa - "Congolese let us remain vigilant": this is the appeal launched by the Lay Coordination Committee , while the counting of the electoral ballots of the general elections held in much of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on December 30th continues. The CLC is the Catholic organization that ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

ASIA/INDONESIA - Strong commitment by the Catholic community to the tsunami victims

Bogor - Despite the difficulties, an immense humanitarian effort by the Catholic community in Indonesia is under way to assist the survivors of the December 22nd tsunami. The anomalous wave, sparked by underwater landslides from an erupting volcano, hit the coasts of the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, in ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

ASIA/IRAQ - Baghdad, Muslims and Christians oppose the demolition of a church

Baghdad - Dozens of inhabitants of Baghdad, Christians and Muslims, have given rise to public mobilizations to stop the realization of a project of urban restructuring that would also imply the demolition of the Chaldean church dedicated to the Divine Wisdom, in the district of Adhamiya. In the signs and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AFRICA/GHANA - Appointment of the Archbishop of Accra

Vatican City - On 2 January 2019 the Holy Father appointed as metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Ghana, H.E. Msgr. John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp., currently Bishop of Sekondi-Takoradi. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

ASIA/KAZAKHSTAN - Religious policies at the service of national identity

Astana - "The religious factor could, in the future, assume an ever-increasing role in the process of Kazakh national identity". This is what Giannicola Saldutti, an associate researcher at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Geopolitics and Auxiliary Sciences, based in Rome, highlighted to Agenzia Fides. According to the expert, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AMERICA/HAITI - The Bishop of Gonaives calls Haitians to work to save the nation from the evils that afflict it

Gonaives - On 1 January 2019 Haiti celebrated the 215th anniversary of independence. On this occasion, the traditional "Te Deum" was celebrated in the Cathedral of Gonaïves, the capital of the Artibonite department, in the north of the country. The Bishop of Gonaïves, Msgr. Yves-Marie Péan, expressed the desire for ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

ASIA/LAOS - Seven Christians arrested during a Christmas liturgy

Savannakhet - Seven Christians were taken to prison for religious reasons. As reported by Agenzia Fides, on December 29, 2018, a group of nine police officers, led by the police chief of the district of Phin, stormed a Christmas church service in Nakanong Village in Savannakhet and arrested 3 leaders ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AFRICA/MOZAMBIQUE - Friars become breeders to support the mission

Maputo - Nature and mission can be allies. This is the conviction of the Capuchin friars in Mozambique, who have given birth to breeding to support the pastoral activities in Quelimane, the administrative capital of Zambezia, in Mozambique. "Our missions - Father Guido Felicetti, a Capuchin missionary, explains to Fides ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Church appeal: "Manus refugees await freedom"

Port Moresby - "The current situation of the almost 500 refugees on Manus island - which hosts the asylum seekers rejected by Australia - causes us great suffering. The refugees were brought back to Manus island for the duration of the APEC summit. They were in different places in Port ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AFRICA/SOUTH AFRICA - "Justice and Peace" applauds the introduction of guaranteed minimum wages but stresses that more needs to be done

Johannesburg - "We applaud the President and the cabinet for taking the first step towards addressing wage disparities and the plight of the working poor" says His Exc. Mgr. Abel Gabuza, Coadjutor Bishop of the Archdiocese of Durban and President of the Episcopal Commission "Justice and Peace" of the SACBC ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AFRICA/SOUTH SUDAN - Appointment of the Bishop of Torit

Vatican City - Today the Holy Father appointed Rev. Stephen Ameyu Martin Mulla, of the clergy of Torit, Bishop of the diocese of Torit , currently Lecturer and Dean of the St. Paul National Major Seminary in JubaThe new Bishop was born in Ido , on January 10, 1964. He ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

AMERICA/BRAZIL - Inculturation of the liturgy and the indigenous reality of the Amazon

São Gabriel da Cachoeira - Pope Francis insists on the fact that the local Church must have an Amazonian and indigenous face. To achieve this goal a process of inculturation is needed, one of the possible new ways of the Synod for the Amazon convened for next October. Mgr. Edson ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

ASIA/PAKISTAN - 2019 is the Year of Dialogue in the Archdiocese of Lahore

Lahore - "People today use modern means of technology, but paradoxically have less time to communicate with each other. It is essential to motivate and accompany people to dialogue, dialogue is a tool that promotes life and peace". With these words, during an interview with Agenzia Fides, Archbishop Sebastian Francis ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/04/19

 

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