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  • "The entire Church, all the Churches for the whole world": towards the Extraordinary Missionary Month

    "The entire Church, all the Churches for the whole world": this sentence of blessed Paolo Manna, Pime, whose liturgical memorial is celebrated on January 16, inspired the Day of spirituality of the Pontifical Mission Societies, organized at the "International Center for Missionary Animation" (CIAM), founded by Pope Paul VI and entitled to Blessed Manna.

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  • 10 years after the anti-Christian violence in Orissa, victims await compensation

    About 3,000 survivors of the anti-Christian massacres in Orissa in 2008 still claim legitimate compensation in proceedings underway in front of the Supreme Court: this is what the justice, peace, development Commission of the archdiocese of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, in Orissa, reports in a note sent to Agenzia Fides.

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  • Over 5 million pilgrims at the Black Nazarene feast

    More than five million devotees attended the "Traslacion", the annual procession featuring the image of the Black Nazarene, which started on January 9th, with a prayer vigil during the night. This feast is a manifestation of popular devotion in the Philippines that has lasted more than four centuries, with millions of devotees who place their hopes in the suffering Christ.

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  • The Secretary General of Holy Childhood: "Thanks to the encounter with Jesus one becomes a missionary: this is what the children live"

    "When Missionary Childhood Day was established on 4 December 1950 by Pope Pius XII, all countries were asked to identify a date to be dedicated to Holy Childhood, but freedom was left. Many celebrate it on 6 January precisely because it is the Epiphany, the manifestation of Jesus to the three Wise Men and a day of feast for children.

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  • Acts of vandalism on a newly inaugurated Catholic chapel in Sumatra

    The chapel dedicated to St. Zaccaria, recently inaugurated in the diocese of Palembang, in the South of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, was attacked on the night between 7 and 8 March by some vandals who destroyed a stained glass window and devastated the interior of the church and liturgical furnishings.​

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  • Slovak Nun/Doctor Shot and Wounded in South Sudan

    Slovak nun/doctor Veronika Terezia Rackova SSpS was shot and wounded by three soldiers in South Sudan on Monday, the Slovak Bishops Conference (KBS) press office and the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry reported on Tuesday. “We can confirm that our citizen was shot and wounded in South Sudan. She was taken to a hospital in the Kenyan capital [Nairobi]. Her condition is stable. Our office in Nairobi is providing necessary consular assistance to the Slovak citizen,”

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  • 7th Asian Youth Day to Be Held in Indonesia

    On Sunday, Cardinal Gracias, the archbishop of Bombay and president of the Federation of the Asian Bishops' Conference, told thousands of young pilgrims gathered at Mass in Haemi, Korea, that the next Asian Youth Day will be held in Indonesia in 2017.

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  • India: 50 villages attempt to deny entry to priests

    The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has issued a statement lamenting "sporadic events of violence against Christians in certain parts of India."

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