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Russia: religious communities, fund raising “for parcels of food and drugs to be sent to people who need them in Syria”

councilNEWS 2017 - As decided in late March at the yearly meeting of the Council on Cooperation with Religious Associations, under the aegis of the President of the Russian Federation, the religious communities of Russia have started a fund raising campaign to buy humanitarian aids for the Syrian population. The initiative is coordinated by “a special workgroup...


Aspects of women’s religious life in Zambia: formation, ministries, education

Cover-Sowing-bountifully-300x184REFLECTIONS - Three-fold Collaboration. The study “Women’s Religious Life in Zambia: Formation, Ministries and Education” represents the collaborative effort of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG), the Zambia Association of Sisterhoods (ZAS), and the GHR Foundation (GHR). It is intended to spur conversation among multiple stakeholders...


Pope to Disciples of the Divine Master: 'be prophets of hope'

divin maestroMESSAGES - Pope Francis on Monday greeted the Sister Disciples of the Divine Master (PDDM) and encouraged them to go forward in their mission to bring the Gospel to the men and women of today with joy in unity, giving voice to plurality and respecting each other’s differences. The Pope words came as he addressed...


Cardinal Filoni to Priests and religious men and women in Malabo: "We must announce Christ, go to the suburbs!"

filoniMESSAGES - "I am happy to be in this beautiful country, a land of a young and promising church, for a second pastoral visit ... I chose to begin my stay with this meeting in order to get in touch with the local Church through her pastoral agents. You are the main protagonists in the life of the Church and her mission in Equatorial Guinea"...


MEETING in PRESENCE and in STREAMING Rome, UISG May, 29 3pm-5pm

nick-schafer-cwr-2-164x300EVENTS - “Communication for Religious: challenges and resources”. Meeting with Nicholas Schafer, Executive Director of Communicators for Women Religious The meeting will be at UISG Headquarters. It will be in English and Italian. 


Our commitment to peace begins in the heart of each one of us: message at the interreligious and ecumenical celebration for peace

F PaceArgentinaNEWS 2017 - An Ecumenical and Interreligious Celebration for Peace took place in the convent garden of San Francisco in Salta, Argentina, April 25 evening; Representatives from several Religions participated in this prayer: Christians of diverse denominations, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, and delegates of the original towns. The Archbishop of Salta, Bishop Mario Antonio Cargnello...


AFRICA/MALI - Sister Glory, kidnapped one hundred days ago, no news yet

gloryNEWS 2017 -  "Life continues timidly in the Diocese of Sikasso, on the one hand the community of the Franciscan Sisters of Maria Immacolata of Karangasso who had to stop working commitments, on the other no news yet of Sister Glory. The diocese of Sikasso has been in disarray since then. However, Mgr. Jean Baptiste Tiama, Bishop of Sikasso...


Preventing Further Poverty in the UK: Supporting and Improving the Lives of ‘Just About Managing’ Families

symposiumSYMPOSIUM - According to a report published by the Resolution Foundation in September 2016 there are approximately six million ‘just about managing’ families or JAMs as they have become known, across Britain. Accounting for a third of the working population, these families have at least one member in work...


Monotheism and All that It Implies

CentroProUnioneLogoEVENTI - The Centro Pro Unione invites you to Monotheism and All that It Implies Speaker Rabbi Jack BEMPORAD Director, The Center for Interreligious Understanding Englewood, New Jersey, USA Thursday, 25 May 2017 at 6:00 PM At the Centro Pro Unione, Via Santa Maria dell’Anima 30, 1st floor




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