• May 2019

News

World Council of Churches. The Wuppertal Call: “ecological conversion” urgently needed

After 52 participants from 22 countries from different confessional and faith traditions gathered 16-19 June in Wuppertal, Germany, they have released “Kairos for Creation – Confessing Hope for the Earth”.

The “Wuppertal Call” describes how the participants of the conference “Eco-Theology and the Ethics of Sustainability” shared stories from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, and Oceania. Continue reading

Europe/Spain – The 72nd Missionology Week of Burgos: “Mission ad Gentes, future of the Church”

The 72nd Spanish Missionology Week, which takes place at the Faculty of Theology in Burgos, will be dedicated this year to the theme “Mission ad Gentes, the future of the Church”, 100 years after the Maximum Illud of Benedict XV, an anniversary that will be celebrated in a special way in the Extraordinary Missionary Month of October 2019. Continue reading

The Order of Friars Minor: Handbook for Guardians

The aim of this resource is to provide assistance to the friars who have been given the responsibility of serving as Guardians in our fraternities. The Guardian’s role does not have a single and unequivocal meaning — it is a complex role, involving a variety of issues and it requires competence in a number of areas. Continue reading

Africa/DR Congo – Formation and animation for Missionary Childhood educators

“Today, June 21st, the third formation session for the diocesan Directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS), the animators and educators of the PMS of the ecclesiastical province of Kinshasa and Mbadaka-Bikoro”: this is what Sister Roberta Tremarelli, AMSS, Secretary General of the Pontifical of Missionary Childhood Society writes to Agenzia Fides, who is in the Democratic Republic of Congo for a series of meetings with local ecclesiastical organizations dedicated to formation and missionary animation. Continue reading

Brothers of Christian Instruction. Messages 200 years. Young people, schools, Brothers, educators send new messages for the Bicentenary #lamennais200

We, members of the school complex of Jean Marie de la Mennais of BUNIA (DRC) wish a happy feast of the Bicentenary to all the members of the Congregation.

We give thanks to God for the gift he gave to the Church giving us as founders Jean-Marie de la Mennais and Gabriel Deshayes.

 

 

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Sr. Gabriella Bottani honoured as a trafficking in person (tip) report Hero

2019 TIP Report Launch Ceremony hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Every year in this period the U.S. Department of State issues aTrafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, assessing the efforts by foreign governments during the previous year to combat the global crime of human trafficking. Continue reading

Commission of Education of the Unions of General Superiors (Men and Women). VIII Seminar of training of Educators: October 4 and 5, 2019

The Commission of Education of the Unions of General Superiors (Men and Women) invites you to participate in its VIII SEMINAR OF TRAINING OF EDUCATORS.

This is a seminar that takes place annually in Rome, destined to the Heads of Education of the General Curiae, to the members of the General and Provincial Councils and to the various national or regional leaders of our Educative Institutions that are interested. Continue reading

Pallottines – The Laudato Si Project & Monthly Bulletin

Pope Francis has made an urgent appeal. We Are A Mission is answering.

As Jesus made His way throughout the land, He often stopped to contemplate the beauty sown by His Father, & invited His disciples to perceive a divine message in things: “lift up your eyes, & see how the fields are already white for harvest.” Continue reading