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Mogadishu bishop: evangelical mission only answer to al-Shabab violence
Bishop Giorgio Bertin talks about the Church's witness in the land where al-Qaeda's most violent terrorists are born. For the prelate, "bearing witness to the Gospel means giving oneself to God's initiative, participating with Christians in the hopes and the suffering of the whole population."
Al Qaeda threatens 100 Egyptian-Canadian Copts over conversions to Christianity
Two episodes of the very "Christianophobia" described by Benedict XVI in his address to the Curia. A website close to Al Qaeda publishes a list of "dogs in diaspora" responsible for conversions. In Somalia, the Islamists destroy and burn down an "underground" Christian library.
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Enkh-Baatar "will be a bridge between the Church and the Mongolian people"
This August 28 the first priest native to Mongolia will be ordained. The Apostolic Prefect, the Nuncio and the Bishop of Daejeon where the young man attended the seminary will preside. Missionary to Arvaikheer: "His testimony will help young Mongolians who are experiencing a process of vocational discernment." Joy and satisfaction of the local community: "If he has done it, we can do it too."
Pope tells 29 new priests to bring the joy of Christ to the world
Benedict XVI makes an appeal for Somalia, Darfur and Burundi, mentions his visit to the United States and extends his best wishes to the Orthodox who celebrate Easter today.
For the Pope Sydney is the young face of the Church
Benedict XVI mentions the value of WYD in the Australian metropolis before leaving for a period of rest in Bressanone. He sends greetings to the sick, convicts, and all those who cannot enjoy any vacation time.
27/12/2016 14:19:00 MONGOLIA
Christmas in Mongolia: And Christ pitched his tent among us (Photo)
The Consolata missionary tells how the tiny Catholic community celebrated the birth of Christ. "Underpinning the universe is this child in whom the Most High has decided to incarnate." The liturgy in the tent-chapel, children's poems, the recitation of the Nativity.
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