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Win a Medal in Doing Good : Denounce suspected cases of trafficking and exploitation!

giocaJUSTICE AND PEACE - On the occasion of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian Network of Religious Against Trafficking in persons, "Um Grito pela Vida" proposes the campaign "Play for Life", proposing a slogan which was already used during the 2014 football World Cup also held in Brazil. The campaign which was widely disseminated...

 

The Hidden Poor

at least we have foodSOUTH SUDAN - Last week, Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, in a televised statement on the state-owned South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation publicly admitted that the government is broke and has no money to pay for both public and civil servants. He called on the civil servants, who have not been paid for three months...

 

ASIA/SRI LANKA - The Claretians engaged in solidarity with flood victims

clarettianiJUSTICE AND PEACE - Religious Claretians in Sri Lanka are actively engaged in helping victims of the floods that hit the country last May, leaving massive damage to persons, houses, facilities. The Major Superior of the Claretians in Sri Lanka Fr. Rex Constantine in a letter sent to Fides wrote, "our missions have not been directly affected by the floods...

 

Fourvière: The Revolution of Tenderness - Letter of the Superior General

turuMESSAGES - Dear Marists of Champagnat, In April last year, I wrote a letter to all of you entitled Montagne: The Dance of Mission, reflecting on the meaning of the first year of preparation for the beginning of the third century of Marist life. I wish to thank you most sincerely for the wide publicity you gave that letter and for the way you received it...

 

San Ignacio, first filipino film screened at the Vatican

locandina ignacioNEWS 2016 - At the Filmoteca Vaticana in the Palazzo San Giorgio an advance screening of San Ignacio de Loyola was held at 4:00 P.M. on 14 June, Tuesday.  This ambitious project of Jesuit Communications (JESCOM) Philippines was filmed in Spain, with a Spanish cast at the site where the historic events happened...

 

Preparation of the General Chapter 2018 (brothers)

David Glenday webNEWS 2016 - June 14 the General Government  met in the General House with Father David Glenday to move forward the preparation of the Extended General Council (EGC) this coming September. This time, Camille Sapu who resides in Louvain did not come to the meeting. Father David Glenday is a Combonian missionary...

 

ASIA/INDIA - Religious Indians: 40 works of mercy for the Jubilee

criNEWS 2016 - "The Year of Mercy is something real, it is not simply something where we say a prayer or attend a conference. We can answer the call of Pope Francis by generously launching concrete action plans, in favor of the poor and the suffering": says to Agenzia Fides Salesian Fr. Joe Mannath, National Secretary of the "Conference of Religious Indians" (CRI)...

 

ASIA - The Friars Minor, evangelizing presence in Asia

primopiano 1856CONSECRATED LIFE - 1,460 Friars Minor are present in Asia and Oceania and they carry out a valuable work of evangelical witness of life and service to the poor, "a sign to awaken hope", says OFM Minister General, Friar Michael Perry. As reported to Fides by the General Curia OFM, currently there are 13,507 Friars Minor in the world...

 

Summary of Iuvenescit Ecclesia: CDF’s Letter on Hierarchical & Charismatic Relationship Within Church

Vaticano-Plaza-de-San-Pedro-hsm-740x493CONSECRATED LIFE - Today, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith released a letter Iuvenescit Ecclesia (‘The Church Regenerates’) on “the relationship between the hierarchical and charismatic gifts for the life and the mission of the Church,” during a presentation in the Holy See Press Office. Provided below are the main points...

 

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