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AFRICA/ZIMBABWE - A nun killed; the murderer arrested: a young man with mental disorders

Harare - Sister Ruvadiki Plaxedes Kamundiya, a 49-year-old Catholic religious, was brutally murdered on Sunday 22 October in Mutoko, in the Province of Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe. The police arrested a suspect, Enock Potani, 20 years old, in the village of Chouriri who confessed he killed the nun. According to the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/KENYA - Bishops of Sudan/South Sudan to Kenyans: "Choose the path of peace"

Nairobi - "It is a message that we Kenyans cannot just close our eyes, ears, and hearts to": this is the reaction shared with Fides of the President of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops , Bishop Philip Anyolo of Homabay diocese in Kenya, to the message of solidarity from ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

ASIA/PHILIPPINES - The Bishop: "We mourn for two Catholic students, but Marawi will be re-built"

Marawi - "Today we have mixed feelings. We are happy for the end of the conflict in Marawi, because a new era of hope opens up. We are mourning for the deaths of two Catholic students who were taken hostage and died while being held prisoners, in airborne bombings on ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

ASIA/JAPAN - Resignation of the Archbishop of Tokyo and appointment of successor

Vatican City – Today the Holy Father accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the Archdiocese of Tokyo, Japan, presented by His Exc. Mgr. Peter Takeo Okada. The Pope appointed His Exc. Mgr. Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D., until now Bishop of the Diocese of Niigata, as Archbishop of the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/EGYPT - Churches also involved in the campaign in favor of a second presidential term for Sisi

Cairo - Egypt's presidential elections are scheduled for 2018, but Egyptian intellectuals and public figures have already begun promoting press and social media campaigns to re-elect President Abdel Fattah al Sisi for a second term. The promoters of the campaign titled, "We stand with you for Egypt", have recently aimed ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

ASIA/INDIA - Christian Leaders to the Government: "Need to enforce the Supreme Court ruling to reopen cases and indemnify the Christians of Orissa"

Cuttack – The state government must urgently enforce the Supreme Court ruling on the reopening of investigations and compensation for Christians in Orissa , victims of anti-Christian violence in 2008: this is the request raised by a group of Christian leaders , human rights activists and social operators. As Agenzia ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/KENYA - Elections and clashes; Bishops reveal: "Right to the end we tried to bring Kenyatta and Odinga to the negotiating table"

Nairobi - Tension increases in Kenya where today fresh Presidential election are to be held after the Supreme Court had nullified the election of the President after the August 8 poll. There were clashes in the ballot boxes of opposition leader Raila Odinga who decided to withdraw his candidacy and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/UGANDA - Cardinal Filoni in Kampala for the 50 years of the Archdiocese

Rome - The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, is in Uganda to conclude the 50th anniversary celebrations of the creation of the Archdiocese of Kampala. In his pastoral visit from October 26 to 30, the Prefect will meet children and young people tomorrow ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

ASIA/IRAQ - Tensions on the Nineveh Plain: new appeal of the Iraqi Bishops for dialogue

Telkaif - The "Babylonian Brigades" have attributed to the Kurdish Peshmerga troops the responsibility of military operations that in the evening and night of Tuesday, October 24, pushed the inhabitants of Telkeif - the urban center of the Nineveh Plains, inhabited by Christians - to escape from their homes and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

ASIA/EAST TIMOR - A new parish and a new hospital for the mission of the Jesuits

Dili - The mission of the Jesuits in East Timor makes progress: as Fides learns, a historic mission of the religious has become a parish church and a new medical center has also been opened, which in particular will help people in rural areas.On October 7, the Catholic community of ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AMERICA/BRAZIL - The Catholic laity, protagonist of an "outgoing Church" at the service of the Kingdom

Brasilia - "We know there is a great participation, activity and presence of lay people in the Church, but sometimes this is forgotten and little appreciated, so this is why we, as Episcopal Commission, want to have a period of one year dedicated to our laity", says His Exc Mgr. ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/TOGO - Political crisis: appeal to dialogue from France and the United States, solidarity of the Bishops of Benin to the Togolese people

Lomé - An appeal to dialogue was launched by France and the United States to all political parties in Togo, majority and opposition, so that political reforms are made and to respect the right to demonstrate after the violence and clashes that have caused at least 16 deaths in the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/UGANDA - Cardinal Filoni to the young people of Kampala: "The future of the Church in Uganda and Africa depends on each of you"

Kampala - "Take in hand the development of your local Church and of your country. Always remember that the spiritual future, as well as other aspects of your continent and of this Nation, no longer depend on missionaries or agents of human development from Europe or from other continents. The ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

ASIA/MIDDLE EAST - Mission "in defense of Christians" for US Vice President Mike Pence

Washington - US Vice President Mike Pence will visit Israel and Egypt at the end of December, at the request of President Donald Trump, and his mission will also be aimed at strongly affirming that in the Middle East the time has come "to put an end to the persecution ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

ASIA/INDONESIA - New law to counteract and dissolve radical groups: "A step for the common good"

Jakarta - Indonesia has approved a new law that authorizes the government to dissolve mass organizations that threaten Pancasila's ideology and the national Constitution. The measure was promoted and strongly wanted by President Joko Widono's government to stem the presence and action of radical Islamic groups that in recent months ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/UGANDA - Cardinal Filoni: "The Church does not need bureaucrats, but passionate missionaries"

Kampala - In the second appointment this morning in Kampala, where the celebrations of the Jubilee of the Archdiocese are about to conclude, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, met with priests, religious men and women and seminarians at Ggaba National Major Seminary. His ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/SOMALIA - Aid for Ong Mogadishu and Catholic Church after the maxi attack

Mogadishu - A few days after the bloody attack in Mogadishu by Al-Shabaab, a Somali terrorist group, which killed more than three hundred people and hundreds were injured , Perigeo Onlus has sent a reconnaissance team to Mogadishu: Gianluca Frinchillucci, Strategic Director of Perigeo, who handles relationships with Somalia; Francesco ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AMERICA/HONDURAS - Bishops for the elections: "Restoring politics, democracy, rule of law and hope"

Tegucigalpa – To create a country with a different future, which has dignity and without corruption: this is the wish expressed in a press release, less than one month before the 2017 General Elections, by the Honduran Episcopal Conference . In the statement sent to Fides, entitled "Elections 2017" the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/UGANDA - Cardinal Filoni in Kampala: "Catechists, determinative force in the work of evangelization"

Kampala - "The role of catechists in Uganda has always been and remains a determinative force in the work of evangelization. Without your generous dedication, surely the growth of the Church would be much diminished in this country. Thank you for all your work, for the sacrifice of yourselves and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

AFRICA/UGANDA - Witnesses of the Christian value of marriage, builders of the Church and society

Kampala – Cardinal Fernando Filoni met married couples at St. Mary’s Cathedral Church, or rather "Rubaga Cathedral", on October 27, in the context of the concluding celebrations of the Jubilee of the Archdiocese . "In our human families there are various anniversaries, for instance the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary - said ... Read More ...
Posted on: 10/30/17

 

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