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  • New life to orphans and abandoned children: the reception home which the Pope will visit

    In order to give a future to young people and indigenous peoples in this region, more support is needed in the social sphere, a strong political will, ethical conviction on the value of life, the search of a balance between human activity and respect for its biodiversity": these are some of the solutions proposed by Father Xavier Abex that could help change the situation in Puerto Maldonado, the city that Pope Francis will visit on January 19, 2018 as part of his trip to Peru where he will...

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  • The precious contribution of Catholic universities to the nation

    Catholic universities in India offer a valid and precious contribution to building the country, guaranteeing quality education to young people of all religions, cultures and ethnicities. This is what emerged from the national colloquium on the 'Future of Christian Higher Education and Contemporary Transitions in India', held in recent days in Calcutta.

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  • War among the poor continues

    Yesterday, after the celebration of Sunday Mass during which the Universal Church celebrated the Day of the Poor, Archbishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, Mgr. Felipe Arismendi Esquivel, denounced the violence caused by the conflict due to the lack of border definition between the municipalities of Chenalhó y Chalchihuián.

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  • Migrants and land-grabbing, spies of injustice; the commitment of all against fake news

    Migrants from Africa are the spies of a series of global economic and social injustices who call all to work for true justice based on solidarity: this is the sense of the series of speeches during the meeting "Africa is not fake news", promoted by the Comboni missionaries, held on November 14 in Rome.​

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  • 2018 "Year of Unity" in Jakarta, to "practice the Pancasilla"

    2018 will be for the faithful of the Archdiocese of Jakarta the "Year of Unity": as Fides learns, this was decided and announced by Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo, highlighting the three-year pastoral plan until 2020.

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  • To build the "Amazonian face" of the Catholic Church

    he call to create a "Church with an Amazonian face" is a great challenge that opens after Pope Francis’ invitation "to explore paths, expressions and processes that help build and structure a model of a fully Catholic and amazonian church", says Mauricio López, lay secretary of the Red Eclesial Panamazónica (REPAM) and Caritas Ecuador,...

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  • Militarization and human rights violations in the department of Quiche

    There is an increase in the attacks against human rights defenders, who take position against the creation of highly polluted hydroelectric megaprojects in the indigenous Maya-Ixil region of North Guatemala. In addition to the attacks there are also ongoing conflicts that are carried out within families against women and children, in several municipalities belonging to ixil region, Quiché department, inhabited by indigenous people of the Maya-Ixil ethnic group.

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  • Christians in Indonesia are "a creative minority, committed to unity"

    As Christians in Indonesia we are a minority, but we must be a creative minority capable of promoting the Pancasila (the five basic principles of the nation), as well as correctly presenting our identity of good Catholic citizens": said Fr. Felix Supranto, priest of the Congregation for the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary (SS CC), introducing the general reflection in front of the Plenary Assembly of Indonesian Bishops, in Jakarta from 6 to 16 November, focusing on the theme "To become...

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  • Chinese Academy of Social Sciences pays tribute to the missionary martyrs of the "massacre of Zhengding Church"

    Many missionaries present in China at the time of the Japanese attack witnessed a great love for the Chinese people, to the point of being killing in an atrocious manner, while defending Chinese women and children from the violence of soldier invaders. The significant recognition comes from scholars and professors of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).

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  • The Indonesian youth, ready to announce the Gospel and the "extraordinary missionary month"

    "As the Gospel reminds us, we must be ready to be missionaries of the Good News of Jesus with every man we meet. There is much enthusiasm among young Catholics in Indonesia: they are very happy for the proclamation of the extraordinary missionary month.

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