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St. Peter's Basilica.

World Mission Sunday: Catholics urged to support evangelization as pandemic spreads

Vatican officials invited Catholics to participate in the 2020 World Mission Sunday with increased prayers and financial support, as local... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican confirms World Mission Sunday will take place amid pandemic

The Vatican confirmed Friday that World Mission Sunday will take place as scheduled on Oct. 18, underlining the importance of... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Pentecost Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica May 31, 2020.

Pope Francis says 'listen to the call to mission'

“Let us ask ourselves: are we prepared to welcome the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives, to listen... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square after the Wednesday general audience, May 7, 2014.

This Facebook bot lets you 'Chat with the Pope'

An initiative from the Vatican this month is inviting people to virtually connect with Pope Francis and learn more about... 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

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