Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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The office of Propaganda Fide, near Rome’s Spanish Steps.

On this day 400 years ago, the Vatican founded Propaganda Fide

Jan 6, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The founding is commemorated by a Chapel of the Magi. Read more

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Vatican agency reveals number of missionaries murdered around the world during 2021

Dec 30, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

22 Catholic missionaries were killed around the world in 2021, half of them in Africa, according to a report released... Read more

Cardinal Luis Tagle.

Cardinal Tagle named head of Vatican evangelization office

Dec 8, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis Sunday appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, archbishop of Manila, Philippines, to lead the Congregation for the Evangelization... Read more

Pope Francis with street children in the Philippines Jan. 16, 2015.

World Mission Sunday to highlight that youth can evangelize too

Oct 19, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

As the Church prepares to celebrate World Mission Day on Sunday, the head of the Vatican’s evangelization congregation said the... Read more

A view of St. Peter's Basilica and Vatican City flag from the roof of a nearby building on June 5, 2015.

Vatican office for evangelization of peoples gets a new undersecretary

Sep 28, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Thursday, the Vatican announced Pope Francis' appointment of Fr. Ryszard Szmydki, a Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, as the... 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