Apostleship of the Sea

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Pope Francis

Pope Francis recognizes the ‘countless acts of kindess and charity’ of Stella Maris, Apostleship of the Sea

Oct 3, 2022

By AC Wimmer

Pope Francis has recognized the role of Stella Maris, the Apostleship of the Sea — the largest ship-visiting network in... Read more

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, pictured Jan. 19, 2020.

Seafarers charity Apostleship of the Sea is renamed Stella Maris

Sep 28, 2020

The Apostleship of the Sea, a Catholic charity helping seafarers worldwide, will now be known as Stella Maris.  Read more

Nautical ministry helps abused Filipino sailors amid coronavirus

Apr 1, 2020

By Perry West

Last year, a maritime charity rescued a group of migrant workers from an abusive situation aboard a fishing vessel in... Read more

Deacon Roger Stone.

Catholic deacon awarded British Empire Medal for rescuing trafficking victims

Jan 2, 2018

A Catholic deacon in the United Kingdom has been awarded the British Empire Medal for his work serving seafarers and... Read more

Vatican official laments lack of fair trade label for commercial fishing

Sep 20, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

An upcoming world congress by the Catholic organization Apostleship of the Sea will focus on the plight of fishermen, who... Read more