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Missionaries - Latest News

Jul 3, 2016 - 04:38 am .- On Sunday, Pope Francis remembered the victims of attacks in Iraq and Bangladesh over the weekend, and prayed for the conversion of persons “blinded by hate” who commit such acts of violence.
May 15, 2016 - 05:59 pm .- On Pentecost, Pope Francis praised missionary work as a massive work of mercy based on the desire for everyone to be saved and loved.
Dec 2, 2015 - 07:16 am .- Pope Francis’ recent trip to Africa was the focal point of his general audience, during which he emphasized the key role that missionaries play on the continent, and asked youth to consider it as an option for their future.
Sep 18, 2015 - 04:13 am .- On the eve of his arrival to Cuba Pope Francis sent a video message to the small island nation, expressing his desire to be a witness of God’s mercy in the country, and to encourage locals to do the same.
Oct 9, 2014 - 11:51 am .- With hundreds dead from the devastating Ebola virus and no signs of relief on the horizon, one archbishop in Liberia says the people’s faith is what helps them maintain hope.  
Jun 14, 2014 - 02:49 pm .- The Vatican has released Pope Francis’ message for World Mission Day, which focuses on the continuing need for all Christians to proclaim the Gospel with joy to the many who have not heard of Christ’s saving work.
Feb 20, 2014 - 12:27 am .- The North Korean government has allegedly detained a 75-year-old Christian missionary named John Short, possibly for distributing Christian pamphlets.
Aug 6, 2013 - 10:09 am .- Pope Francis delivered a strong call to Christians to share the faith in his message for World Mission Day, saying that in today’s troubled world “it is necessary to proclaim courageously and in every situation, the Gospel of Christ.”
Jul 28, 2013 - 09:48 am .- Catholics should live out their everyday lives in a way that witnesses to those around them, offering hope in a world of darkness, said Bishop John Ebebe Ayah of Ogaja, Nigeria.
Jul 7, 2013 - 09:12 am .- In his July 7 Angelus reflection, Pope Francis reminded those gathered in St. Peter’s Square that all of the faithful are called to be missionaries, spreading the Gospel message.
May 17, 2013 - 09:58 am .- Pope Francis met this afternoon with the directors of the Pontifical Mission Societies and encouraged them to help “the young churches” that operate in difficult and sometimes hostile circumstances.
Aug 17, 2012 - 04:03 am .- Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver blessed and inaugurated the new Denver headquarters for Christ in the City, a missionary organization for college-aged young people who serve the poor and homeless.

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