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New mission in Darkhan with 23 catechumens
Salesian missionaries in Mongolia have established the first Catholic parish outside the capital. Even the Communist government has welcomed their arrival. As they work to help the local population improve its life, preparations are under way for 23 new baptisms.
Catholic Church's love meets catechumens needs
Blessed Teresa's First Feast Widely Celebrated By Her Nuns
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Mumbai celebrates Card. Gracias, 'prophetic voice' and guide of the Indian Church
Celebrations for the 20th anniversary of his episcopal ordination. The cardinal is highly esteemed by religious and political leaders. The relationship of friendship with Mother Teresa and her battles for the marginalized. The Archbishop of Mumbai's commitment to the universal Church.
Joseph’s long struggle to build a church in his home town
Zuunmod’s 20 Catholics travel 60 kilometres every Sunday to the capital to attend mass. Now Joseph the carpenter is trying to convince the authorities to grant him and his community a permit to build a church in his home town. In the meantime he talks about his faith.
Mongolia's "poor" Catholic community undergoing silent growth
About 30 teenaged and adult catechumens were baptised on Easter eve. The community now has about a thousand members, but faces "intrusive and restrictive" government red tape, limiting their activities. For Mgr Padilla, the Church must be "poor for the poor", following Pope Francis' example.
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