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Easter in Mongolia: Believers shed tears, offer their daily disagreements to Christ (photos)
The faith of local Christians is like “strands of grass [. . .] that shyly sprout from the stony soil” of the Gobi Desert. One woman got a furlough from hospital to come to pray. Catechumens are the most excited, including some youth who took part in the event for the first time.
07/06/2016 10:58:00 VATICAN
Mission is not clerical, but played out in Church-world relationship. Everything else is useless
The Secretary General of the Pontifical Missionary Union comments on Pope Francis’ address to mark the body's centenary. The need for serious consideration of how to renew and reform the missionary structures of the Church, and to rediscover and apply the Second Vatican Council. Mission is not only the identity of the Church, but it is the ordinary way in which the Church is in the world. Wherever it encounters this world.
PIME missionary killed in Kidapawan
Fr. Fausto Tentorio was murdered in front of the parish of Arakan. For over 32 years in the Philippines, the missionary had worked closely with the Indigenous, threatened by the growing mining industry. Fr. Tentorium is the third PIME missionary to be killed in Mindanao.
23/10/2004 PHILIPPINES WORLD MISSIONARY DAY
Life story, a journey of 15 years of mission
Jesus is always at the centre of mission. There are too many attempts to reduce the Church to a social association, a democratic club, to something that can be manipulated according to circumstances.
24/10/2004 VATICAN WORLD MISSIONARY DAY
The Pope expresses his gratitude to missioners and martyrs
John Paul II calls for "the gift of more vocations for the missionary life".
29/04/2004 VATICAN World Missionary Day
Almost 90,000 missionaries for 5 billion non-Catholics
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