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Croazia, profugo di 9 anni "tenta" il suicidio
Non voleva davvero uccidersi, un bambino di appena 9 anni non puň sapere cos'č il suicidio. Ma certo il dolore che ha vissuto č stato cosě ... ...



AFRICA/CONGO RD - La “guerra senza nome” tra Banyindu e Banyamulenge ha già provocato centinaia di morti

Kinshasa – Un conflitto strisciante, lontano dagli occhi dei media internazionali, è in corso nel Sud Kivu, nel nord-est della Repubblica Democratica del Congo. Dal 9 maggio gruppi armati costituti dalle comunità Banyindu e Banyamulenge si affrontano nella regione di Mikalati , in particolare nell’area di Kamombo. Secondo notizie pervenute ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

ASIA/LIBANO - Riparte l’Associazione delle Facoltà e degli Istituti teologici in Medio Oriente

Beirut – Un “nuovo inizio” per la riflessione teologica in Medio Oriente, che tenga conto dell’attuale fase storica e contribuisca ad alimentare la comunione tra Chiese e comunità cristiane presenti nell’area mediorientale. E’ questa la prospettiva con cui la professoressa Souraya Bechealany, Segretaria generale del Consiglio delle Chiese del Medio ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AMERICA/URUGUAY - La missione “Casa di Tutti”: duemila missionari laici nelle strade della capitale per incontrare chi si è allontanato dalla Chiesa

Montevideo - “Vieni, torna, riincontrati!”. Con questo invito e con l’obiettivo di andare incontro soprattutto a chi si è allontanato dalla Chiesa, a partire dalla domenica di Pasqua l’arcidiocesi di Montevideo sta realizzando la missione “Casa di Tutti”. Una nota pervenuta all’Agenzia Fides spiega che, durante gli ultimi tre fine ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

ASIA/GIAPPONE - Il governo premia il Cardinale Farina per il contributo agli studi sui “cristiani nascosti”

Tokyo – Il governo giapponese ha conferito al Cardinale Raffaele Farina l’onorificenza dell’Ordine del Sol Levante –Stella d’Oro e d’Argento – per il suo “contributo al rafforzamento dei rapporti amichevoli tra Giappone e Santa Sede”. Ne dà notizia l’Ambasciata giapponese presso la Santa Sede, con un comunicato pervenuto all’Agenzia Fides. ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AFRICA/MOZAMBICO - Ucciso a Beira sacerdote congolese che dirigeva l’istituto per ciechi

Beira – “Di fronte alla morte del nostro fratello Landry Ibil Ikwel, nell'ospedale di Beira a seguito di un brutale attacco nella casa della comunità a Beira, uniamo i nostri cuori a quelli dei nostri fratelli e sorelle in Africa nel dolore, nella preghiera e nella fiducia in colui che ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

VATICAN - "We all have the responsibility to bear witness to our faith", recalled Cardinal Filoni in Thailand

Chiang Mai - "As Christians we have a mission of announcing Jesus as the Savior of the world, in accordance with our state of life. All of us have this responsibility to bear witness to our faith". This is what Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AFRICA/MALAWI - Malawi elections: outgoing President Peter Mutharika running for a second term

Lilongwe - "It is an important appointment", says Fr. Piergiorgio Gamba, Montfortian, a missionary in Malawi since the seventies, where today, May 21st, we vote. Voters are called to choose the President and representatives in Parliament and in local assemblies. "We hope there is a turning point that leads to ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AFRICA/D.R. CONGO - The "nameless war" between Banyindu and Banyamulenge has already caused hundreds of deaths

Kinshasa - A creeping conflict, far from the eyes of the international media, is underway in South Kivu in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. From May 9th, armed groups formed by the Banyindu and Banyamulenge communities face each other in the Mikalati region , in particular ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

VATICAN - Cardinal Filoni to the Bishops of Thailand: "a new missionary momentum is needed"

Bangkok - "This historic moment of the 350th anniversary of the beginning of the establishment of the hierarchy brings to our attention the need for a new missionary momentum. The pioneering efforts of the missionaries who had brought the Good News of Salvation to the Thai people should continue. The ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AFRICA/KENYA - Disarmament, first step to resolve cross-border pastoral conflicts

Nairobi - "We will no longer remain silent. We will no longer remain indecisive and we will no longer be fearful. We are committed in highlighting the suffering caused by small arms in the daily lives of our people", said the Bishops attending the 6th Annual Inter-Diocesan Conference on Cross-Border ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

ASIA/THAILAND - "Missionary enthusiasm" of Catholics in Thailand

Bangkok - "There is a lot of enthusiasm in the small Thai Catholic community. We are 390,000 baptized out of 65 million inhabitants. We are ready to welcome Cardinal Fernando Filoni, representative of the Holy See, who is coming to visit us. "A great honor and a great joy for ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

ASIA/INDIA - Appointment of Coadjutor Bishop of Baruipur

Vatican City - The Holy Father has appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of the diocese of Baruipur, India, the Rev. Shyamal Bose, of the clergy of Baruipur, currently Bursar and Chancellor of the same diocese.The bishop-elect was born on March 24, 1961 in Gosaba, diocese of Baruipur. He holds a licentiate ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AFRICA/EGYPT - Ramadan, Coptic businessman offers "fast break" meals to Muslims

Luxor - Ramzi Ajaybi is a Christian business man. He is a trader of poultry and frozen foods. The daily banquet offered by the Coptic Orthodox entrepreneur is prepared by chefs who work in the hotels of Luxor, and is set up in a central street of the Egyptian city. ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

EUROPE/ITALY - "God, our Father, give freedom to Father Pierluigi": prayer vigil in Father Maccalli’s birthplace

Madignano - "Every day, in the diocese of Niamey, at the end of each Mass, we pray for the release of Father Gigi Maccalli. Archbishop Laurent Lompo composed a prayer for him that we have been reciting since last September, since his abduction". This is what Father Vito Girotto, a ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AFRICA/TOGO - Fr. Maccalli kidnapped eight months ago: mission in Kolowarè in constant prayer

Kolowaré - "Together with all our people, here in Togo, we accompany our dear brother Gigi Maccalli, in the hands of the kidnappers for eight months, with our prayer, friendship, memory and an intense plea for his release", explains missionary Father Silvano Galli, a priest of the Society for African ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AMERICA/COLOMBIA - Progetto Tumaco: un popolo che, nonostante l'abbandono, sogna un futuro migliore

AMERICA/COLOMBIA - Tumaco Project: a people that, despite the abandonment, dreams of a better futureTumaco - The "Tumaco Project: Social Dialogue for Life and Justice" continues, proposed by the Social Pastoral Caritas Colombia, which together with some local bodies from the area of Tumaco is working to restore the social ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AFRICA/NIGER - Pierluigi Maccalli "untaani": the man who creates unity in the name of God

Bomoanga - "In the entire region of Tillaberi, it is no longer possible to travel by motorbike due to a ministerial decree that clearly states that terrorists arrive by motorbike and therefore it is better to leave this means of transport until the danger of attacks has not ceased", says ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

ASIA/PAKISTAN - Christian cemetery devastated by vandals: an attempt to sow terror

Faisalabad : "It is very sad to see that some people attacked our Christian cemetery, they broke crosses and damaged graves. It is an offense to our faith, our religious feelings are hurt; the guilty must be arrested": this is what Fr. James Bahadur, parish priest of St. Anthony parish ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

EUROPE/ITALY - Brothers of the Christian Schools: five "projects without border" for the mission of education

Rome - In the year of the celebrations to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the death of their founder St. John Baptist de La Salle, the Brothers of the Christian Schools present five new school projects for those living in "border places", geographical and cultural, in the sign of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19

AMERICA/NICARAGUA - Cardinal Brenes condemns the police violence committed in front of the Cathedral of Managua

Tegucigalpa - "I saw a video in which my cathedral is practically surrounded by police, this is so sad", said Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, Archbishop of Managua at a press conference in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, at the end of the Assembly of the Episcopal Council of Latin America . Cardinal Brenes, thus, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 05/21/19



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