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Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Hong Kong

Vatican picks Hong Kong bishop, delays announcement

Jan 17, 2020

By Ed Condon

Hong Kong has been without a diocesan bishop since the death of Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung in January 2019, after... Read more

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, speaks with CNA in Rome on August 22, 2014.

Missionary work begins with everyone, cardinal says

Oct 21, 2017

In a press conference ahead of World Mission Day, Cardinal Fernando Filoni stressed the importance of missionary work, saying that... Read more

Sacred Heart Cathedral in Da Nang.

Cardinal praises Catholics in Vietnam for their witness to the faith

Jan 27, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, lauded the efforts of the Catholic community in... Read more

Refugees who have fled from ISIS and arrived in Ankawa, in the northern part of Erbil, Iraq.

Papal envoy: we must see humanity of each Iraqi refugee

Aug 27, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The international community must view suffering Iraqi refugees not as a collective group, but as individual persons, each with his... Read more

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, who traveled to Iraq Aug. 12-20 as Pope Francis' personal envoy, speaks to CNA in Rome, Aug. 22, 2014.

Papal envoy: Francis donated $1 million to Iraqi refugees

Aug 22, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis has given $1 million as a personal contribution to help Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq who... Read more

The Syrian Catholic Archbishop of Mosul, Youhanna Moshe -- one of the five bishops forced from the city by the Islamic State -- is seen in this 2011 photo.

Papal envoy meets with officials, displaced persons in Erbil

Aug 14, 2014

Pope Francis' special envoy to Iraq has safely arrived in Erbil, the Holy See press officer said Thursday, adding that... Read more

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, was appointed Aug. 8 as Pope Francis' envoy to Iraq.

New Iraqi envoy shows Pope's desire for key diplomatic role

Aug 9, 2014

Pope Francis' appointment Friday of a special envoy to Iraq demonstrates his desire that diplomacy have an impact for the... Read more