• May 2019

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Vatican – Vocations increase in mission territories, their formation is the responsibility of the whole Church

“Priestly and religious vocations continue to blossom in the so-called ‘mission’ countries, as a sign and fruit of the vitality of faith, and these regions are already turning into missionary Countries, which in turn send priests and religious to other Churches”. This was underlined, in a conversation with Agenzia Fides, Continue reading

Marist News June 2019

June 20 was World Day of Refugees. At this moment in time, there are almost 25,4 million refugees at international level, more than half being less than 18 years old, according to the United Nations. One of the calls of the XXII General Chapter, let us Walk together as a Global Family, asks the Marists to “Identify those who are excluded and displaced (migrants, refugees…), Continue reading

Vatican City – International Meeting for Academic Centers, Movements and Associations for the New Evangelization. Knowing God: is it possible? Ways for a New Evangelization

This Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization is organizing an International Meeting around the theme Knowing God: it is possible? Ways for a New Evangelization. This initiative, aimed at those involved in the New Evangelization across Academic Institutions, Movements and Associations, will take place from September 19 to 21, 2019, in the New Synod Hall within Vatican City State. Continue reading

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