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VATICAN – The Pope on World Mission Sunday: thanks to those who bear witness to the Gospel in the lands that do not know Jesus

Rome – A “thank you” and the request for “a big applause” for “the many missionaries – priests, men and women religious and lay faithful – who spend their energies in the front line in the service of the Church, paying personally – sometimes at a high price – for their witness”. Thus, on theLeggi tutto »

EUROPE/POLAND – On the eve of Mission Sunday, the Pontifical Mission Societies of Poland inaugurate their new website

Warsaw – On the eve of World Mission Sunday, October 24, the Pontifical Mission Societies in Poland have completely renewed their website. “The new website of the Pontifical Mission Societies was designed on the model of the web page of the International Secretariats of the PMS, to emphasize above all unity and family spirit”, explains… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/RWANDA – World Mission Sunday marks the start of a special jubilee Year

Kigali – In Rwanda, the celebration of World Mission Sunday will also mark the opening of a special Jubilee Year which, in full harmony and communion with the Holy See and the universal Church, will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the foundation of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, 200 years of the founding… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/UGANDA – World Mission Sunday: evangelization and missionary charity

Kampala – Evangelization and charity are an integral part of mission and the Church exists to evangelize and proclaim the love of Christ to people. This is what Father Pontian Kaweesa, National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Uganda, told Fides on the sidelines of a meeting in view of World Mission Sunday on… Leggi tutto »

OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA – World Mission Sunday Campaign supports the work of religious sisters in Thailand with children in need

Sydney – The Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia launched a call for donations for the work of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Thailand for the campaign for World Mission Month in October. In a kindergarten center, the nuns mainly look after children from vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds. “Each year the second last Sunday… Leggi tutto »