Of note at this forum is the youthfulness of most of the participants with a good representation from sub-Saharan Africa, many of whom are recent…
Fr. Marc Whelan, Provincial of Ireland, explains the reasons behind the meeting held in Rome (June 1-2, 2018).
Patron Saints in Mission Lands
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Irish midwives and nurses join doctors in abortion bill protest
Dublin, Ireland, Dec 10, 2018 / 07:00 pm (CNA).- A pro-life association of nurses and midwives in the Republic of Ireland is joining a growing number of concerned voices who say that many Irish medical professionals are unwilling to take part in […]
In Canada, Catholic school district explains conduct code amid lawsuit
Calgary, Canada, Dec 10, 2018 / 05:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid continuing legal pressure against Catholic institutions in Canada, the Calgary Catholic School District faces a lawsuit from a former principal who has said she was pushed out due to […]
France 1944 - The death of Père Emile Muller, Superior of the Mother House, in the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen. | France
Gabon 1958 - The creation of the diocese of Mouila. Libreville becomes an Archdiocese. | Gabon
Gabon 1968 - The death of Mgr. André Raponda at Sainte Marie. Born in 1871 at Libreville, he is the first Gabonese priest to be ordained in 1899. | Gabon
Gamu-Gofa 1983 - On the formal invitation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Archbishop, Abuna Zacharias, Fr. Brian O'Toole C.S.Sp. (Catholic) and Marigeta Tewedaj (Orthodox) begin the mission of first evangelisation among the Hamer people at Dimeka. | Ethiopia
Spain 1997 - Financial problems with the "Adroga" programme have resulted in a serious debt for the Province, so that it has not been able to carry out the commitments of the contract. The Provincial Council revise the contract and decide to retain the project as part of its mission. | Spain
"In accomplishing this act of reconciliation, the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church see it as the expression of a sincere desire for reconciliation and an invitation to pursue the dialogue in a spirit of mutual trust, esteem and charity, which will lead them, with the help of God, to live once again for the greater good of souls and the coming of the Kingdom of God, in the full communion of faith, of brotherly concord and of sacramental life which existed between them throughout the first millennium of the life of the Church"
Common Declaration of Paul VI & Athenagoras, 07.12.1965