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Pope Francis during his audience with the Bishops from Mission Countries

Pope Francis during his audience with the Bishops from Mission Countries

Pope to bishops: 'gossip and wealth destroy the Church'

09/09/2016 16:02

Pope Francis on Friday told bishops that division, gossip and money are weapons in the hands of the devil to destroy the Church. He was speaking to a group of recently appointed bishops of mission countries

Pope Francis

Pope Francis. On Saturday, the Holy Father met with participants in the Assembly of the Pontifical Missionary Societies.

Pope Francis: Mission makes the Church

04/06/2016 12:39

On Saturday Pope Francis met with National Directors of the Pontifical Missionary Societies and those who work with the Congregation for the Evangelization of People.

Mgr Hugh O'Flaherty

A statue of Mgr Hugh O'Flaherty in Ireland recalls his legacy of courage and compassion during World War II

Mgr O'Flaherty's legacy celebrated by modern Irish missionaries

06/05/2016 17:18

The legacy of Irish missionary, Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, who saved thousands of Jewish lives during the Second World War, was commemorated on Saturday by modern day missionaries working in more contemporary conflict zones

Japanese authorities on Monday confirmed the identity of a 17th century Italian Catholic Missionary priest, Fr. Giovanni Battista Sidotti

Japanese authorities on Monday confirmed the identity of a 17th century Italian Catholic Missionary priest, Fr. Giovanni Battista Sidotti, whose body was found in 2014 during excavations for an apartment building

Japan identifies 17th cent. Italian missionary's remains

05/04/2016 11:58

 Japanese authorities on Monday confirmed the identity of a 17th century Italian Catholic Missionary priest, Fr. Giovanni Battista Sidotti, whose body was found in 2014 during excavations for an apartment building. He is known as the ‘last missionary martyr’ to Japan.

Oblates of Mary Immaculate celebrate an outdoor Mass at the Apostolic Nunciature in Turkmenistan

Oblates of Mary Immaculate celebrate an outdoor Mass at the Apostolic Nunciature in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Catholic Church 'like in Acts of the Apostles'

01/03/2016 13:00

Fr. Louis Lougen, Superior General of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, recently visited the tiny Catholic Church in Turkmenistan.  The OMIs were entrusted with the Holy See's Apostolic Nunciature in Ashagabat, operating the mission to the country's tiny Catholic population

Filipino Catholics at Mass in a church in Baclaran, south of Manila.

Filipino Catholics at Mass in a church in Baclaran, south of Manila.

Philippine Church holds missionary conference

18/05/2015 16:00

The Catholic Bishops of the Philippines kicked off a 3-day missionary conference to remind all Catholics about thier missionary commitment.