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Young people at a July 14, 2023, sendoff Mass for Chilean Catholic college students ahead of their winter break missionary work.

1,000 Chilean college students go out on mission projects during their winter break

Jul 19, 2023

By Julieta Villar

One thousand students from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile set off July 14 for missions projects over their winter... Read more

the oldest Catholic public radio station in North America on both AM and FM, June 10 2019 in Nome Alaska.

USCCB to give dioceses $10 million for local mission projects

Oct 29, 2019

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced on Monday that it has allocated $9.9 million in grants for... Read more

A bell placed by the Camino Real Association along old Highway 101, known as El Camino Real.

Historic mission bell removed from California college

Jun 25, 2019

A university in California removed a bell last week after a Native American group claimed the historic piece was disrespectful... Read more

Missionary mandate rooted in baptism, Pope Francis says

Jun 10, 2019

Pope Francis, in his message for World Mission Day, asked the Church to remember her ‘missionary awareness and commitment’, rooted... Read more

 Pope Francis greets Sister Simona Brambilla, superior general of the Consolata Missionary Sisters, in the Clementine Hall, June 5, 2017.

Dialogue with Islam, promote the family, Pope urges Consolata Missionaries

Jun 5, 2017

Pope Francis on Monday challenged the Consolata Missionaries to give a “new impetus” to their missions work, including by inculturation... Read more

Gumuz people in traditional dress.

How one young Ethiopian made 300 Christian converts

Dec 7, 2016

A distant part of Ethiopia last week celebrated the baptisms of 300 adult catechumens, youth, and infants.  Read more

Camp Wojtyla.

Family merges love for Christ, the outdoors in new mission

Aug 4, 2013

For Annie Powell, what began as a childhood dream has become a thriving Catholic summer camp hosting students nationwide for... Read more

Courtesy of Heather Quinlan.

Call to be less 'selfish' prompts woman to serve in Rwanda

Jul 31, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Thirty-year-old Heather Quinlan will soon be leaving her home in California to spend a year in Rwanda serving as a... Read more

Bishop D. Eugene Hurley of Darwin, Australia gives a catechesis session at the 28th World Youth Day on July 26, 2013.

Bishop: love of Christ must fuel missionary work

Jul 27, 2013

By Michelle La Rosa

Our evangelization work must be motivated by a relationship of love with Jesus, an Australian bishop told a group of... Read more

Father Andrew Small, OMI, explains how Pope Francis launched the MISSIO app during a May 17, 2013 interview.

Pope's mission app launch spreads Gospel

May 17, 2013

With the touch of an iPad, Pope Francis became the first pontiff to unlock a new smartphone application and expanded... Read more