During April and May of 2018. the friars of the Missionary Center conducted some missionary animation by meeting with more than 100 young people from the formation houses of the Federazione Inter-mediterranea Ministri Provinciali (FIMP).
This took place through a series of meetings. One meeting was held on April 17 at the Seraphicum International College in Rome. Continue reading
By Robin Gomes
The Vatican on Saturday released the message of Pope Francis for this year’s World Mission Sunday, in which the Pontiff is inviting young men and women who want to follow Christ, to seek, to discover and to persevere in their vocation.
Latin America: Civil society organisations demand a regional agreement for better protection of Venezuelan migrants
Civil society organisations, including the Jesuit Refugee Service Latin American and the Caribbean (JRS LAC) and the Jesuit Refugee Service Colombia, held an audience on May 11th, 2018 before the Inter American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) to request better coordination and assistance for States in the region to address the ongoing Venezuelan migrant crisis. Continue reading
On June 21-23, 2018 we are holding the 10th International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Business Education in conjunction with the 6th Colloquium on Christian Humanism in Business and Society at the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference theme is “Building Institutions for the Common Good: the Purpose and Practice of Business in an Inclusive Economy.” Continue reading
“Key elements for a culture of vocations” – Sister Nathalie at the NAVFD conference (Canada / April 2018)
Sr. Nathalie Becquart is the Director of the National Service for Youth Evangelization and for Vocations at the Bishops’ Conference of France as well as the Vice President of the European Vocations Service. Her first presentation dealt with key elements for developing a culture of vocation through: Continue reading
On the eve of the Feast of Pentecost where the Holy Spirit is given to us in abundance to help us witness to the love of Christ, we would like to inform you of our upcoming 17th General Chapter,
It will take place in Rome from June 24th to July 22nd 2018
The theme that will guide our reflection is :
« Courageously committed to God’s reign of peace and justice » Continue reading
Anniversary celebrations are always a source of great joy, especially when they involve the anniversary of the creation of the Church at Pentecost. Indeed, this provides a wonderful opportunity to greet sisters and brothers worldwide: Peace be with you!
Since the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace was launched at our 10th Assembly, in 2013, as a response to the deep injustices, widening social divisions and intractable armed conflicts experienced Continue reading
In raising awareness of this great need, not only have future priests and the economists of individual dioceses responded, but also members of the Church hierarchy, who are ready to contribute to a solution. Continue reading
The East Java police revealed that separate explosions had taken place at Santa Maria Tak Bercela Catholic Church, Continue reading
As President of the International Board of Directors of Franciscans International, I am pleased to offer you the Annual Report for 2017. This publication presents the main activities of our organization. It highlights the breadth, depth and impact of our work, and provides an entry point into our advocacy work at both local and international levels. Continue reading