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ASIA/IRAN - Confirmation of the ordination of a deaconess in the Armenian Apostolic Church

Teheran - Twenty-four year old Ani-Kristi Manvelian, an anesthesiologist by profession, was ordained as deaconess in the Cathedral of St. Gregory the Illuminator of Tehran last September by Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, the Primate of the Armenian apostolic Archdiocese of Teheran.Ani-Kristi Manvelian - reports the blog oxbridgepartners.com - is a lay ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA/ZIMBABWE - A missionary: the political transition is fictitious, a truly inclusive government is urgently needed

Harare "In Zimbabwe everyone is holding their breath. We are trying to understand what will happen in the coming weeks and months. Nobody takes a position": says a missionary to Fides, who for security reasons wants to remain anonymous, describing the situation in the country after the upheavals that led ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA/DR CONGO - Cholera in Kinshasa: the commitment of health institutions and Caritas to combat the epidemic

Kinshasa - There are over 50,000 cases of cholera registered during 2017 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Between 25 November and 28 December 2017 the capital Kinshasa counted 133 new infections, with the death of 12 patients.With floods at the beginning of the year in Kinshasa, health minister Oly ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/COLOMBIA - UN and Catholic Church committed to re-launching the Government-ELN peace talks

Bogotà - The Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, has appealed to the Colombian government and ELN to end "armed actions" and re-launch "serious and constructive dialogue, in order to satisfy the expectations generated by the commitment of the parties to reach a solution to their conflict through ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/CHILE - The first eco-socio-economically sustainable papal visit

Santiago - The visit of Pope Francis to Chile will be the first eco-socio-economically sustainable. The organizers have developed a precise strategy in this regard. Animated by the request of the Holy Father in Laudato Sì "to limit the use of non-renewable resources to the maximum, to moderate consumption, to ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/CHILE - With Pope Francis "the desert of our Church flourishes"

Santiago de Chile - "These are intense days of great joy": this is how the Archbishop of Concepción, Fernando Chomali, describes the first days marked by the Pope's presence in Chile in an interview with Agenzia Fides. Everywhere many people greeted him on the streets. After the Mass with about ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/CHILE - Pope Francis to Chilean Bishops: clericalism is the "enemy" of the mission

Santiago de Chile - "Clericalism" is "one of the temptations that brings greater damage to the missionary dynamism" of the whole Church. It represents "a caricature of the vocation received", and is lurking when bishops and priests "lose their perception" of belonging to the People of God as servants, and ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA/MADAGASCAR - Appointment of the Rector of the Saint John Baptiste Interdiocesan Seminary in Fianarantsoa

Vatican City - On November 15, 2017, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev . Desiré Razafinirina, of the diocesan clergy of Toliara, as Rector of the "Saint John Baptiste" Interdiocesan Seminary in the Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa.The new Rector was born on May ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA/DR CONGO - The frank and explicit political commitment of Christians: a prophetic voice in society

Saoudè - "The Christians of the Democratic Republic of Congo, led by the Congolese Episcopate, will continue to surprise the world, and Africa in particular, for their explicit and frank political commitment. Never in the history of our African Churches have Christians been so determined to say prophetically "No" to ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA/DR CONGO - Not only Catholics but also other Christian voices criticize power

Kinshasa - The attempt to contrast the Catholic Church with other Christian communities in the close confrontation between the Episcopal Conference of the Democratic Republic of Congo and President Joseph Kabila has failed.This was seen yesterday, 16 January, on the anniversary of the death of the father of current President, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

ASIA/INDIA - Over 500 police officers monitor a Catholic College

New Delhi - Over 500 policemen are monitoring St .Mary's College in the city of Vidisha, in Madhya Pradesh, to avert the attack by militants of the "Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad" extremist movement, student body of the Bharatiya Janata Party , government political formation in several Indian states as well ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/CHILE - Pope Francis to the Mapuche: "there are no superior or inferior cultures"

Temuco - "We need the wealth that every people can offer, and we must leave aside the logic of believing that there are superior or inferior cultures". This is what Pope Francis said during the Eucharistic liturgy celebrated on Wednesday, January 17 at the Maquehue air base in Temuco, capital ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/CHILE - Isolde Reuque: "The Pope recognizes the suffering of the Mapuche and confirms them in the faith"

Temuco - "The Pope immediately started his speech in Mapudungun : 'Mari Mari. Küme tünngün ta niemün ', that is 'Good morning. Peace be with you'. And he thanked God for allowing him to be in the Mapuche territory, in Araucania", underlines with pride, in a conversation with Agenzia Fides, ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/CHILE - Youth: "Francis shows us the source of joy: Christ Jesus"

Santiago - "Pope Francis explained to us a new concept of maturity. That of the ideas and dreams we realize against the pessimism of adults or of ourselves, which makes us think that the world will not change. He invited us to "mature" our dreams by realizing them, not to ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/PERU - The Pope will bless local devotions and patron images, which have kept the flame of Catholicism in Peru burning

Lima - "El Señor del Mar" and the Virgin of Carmen will be the first religious images that will welcome Pope Francis when he arrives in Peru on the afternoon of Thursday 18 January. Moreover, in his first itinerary, the images of San Martin de Porres, Santa Rosa de Lima ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA/CENTRAL AFRICA - The Bishops' cry: "A dark future for our children if the situation does not change"

Bangui - "What is the hope for our Country at the beginning of this year'" ask the Bishops of the Central African Republic in a message published at the end of their Plenary Assembly, Sunday, January 14th.A legitimate question given the dramatic situation of the Country that emerged during the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA - Unemployment in Africa: "A true crime against humanity"

Soaudè - In Africa it is very difficult to find work. The phenomenon of unemployment in this continent affects about 32 million young people and the situation will worsen due to the strong gap between population growth and employment opportunities. Currently, half of the African population is under 14 years ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AFRICA/EGYPT - Coptic Patriarch and Maronite Patriarch at the Conference on Jerusalem

Cairo - Coptic Orthodox Patriarch Tawadros II, Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Rai and Apostolic Armenian Catholicos Aram I are the most prominent representatives of the Eastern Churches who took part in the International Conference on Jerusalem in progress in Cairo on the initiative of the University of Al Azhar, the ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

NEWS ANALYSIS/OMNIS TERRA - Francis in Peru, a polarized country and in need of reconciliation

Pope Francis' visit to Inca land comes at a critical and therefore providential moment. On the one hand there is the harsh reality of the victims of the north coast of Peru due to the devastation caused by the typhoon El Niño at the beginning of 2017, which the Pope ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

AMERICA/CHILE - "The Pope supports the mission of the Catholic University for quality education"

Santiago - "We will begin a sort of long exegesis, in various instances, of what the Holy Father told us" says to Agenzia Fides Professor Patricio Bernedo, Dean of History, Geography and Political Sciences of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile after Pope Francis' speech at the university headquarters. The ... Read More ...
Posted on: 01/18/18

 

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