ASIA/BAHRAIN – On December 10, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia will be consecrated, “missionary dream” of Archbishop Ballin – Agenzia Fides

Manama (Agenzia Fides) – It will be dedicated to Our Lady of Arabia, and will become one of the main

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EUROPE/ITALY – A Missionary Family with a heart turned towards Afghanistan – Agenzia Fides

Rovigo (Agenzia Fides) – Afghanistan is alive in the hearts of the faithful and missionaries: even if the experience of

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ASIA/CHINA – “Me and my seminary”: the seminary in Beijing celebrates 40 years of commitment to priesthood formation – Agenzia Fides

Beijing (Agenzia Fides) – “Me and my seminary” is the theme of the competition organized for the seminarians of the

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AFRICA/MOROCCO – Farewell to monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher, last companion of the martyrs of Tibhirine – Agenzia Fides

Fez (Agenzia Fides) – “It was so beautiful!”, the Trappist monk Jean-Pierre Schumacher repeated with emotion, when he recalled the

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ASIA/CHINA – Death of Bishop Stephen Yang Xiangtai – Agenzia Fides

Rome (Agenzia Fides) – On the night of October 13, 2021, His Exc. Mgr. Stephen Yang Xiangtai, Bishop of Handan/Yongnian

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EUROPE/ITALY – Vietnamese martyrs, a source of encouragement for Catholic communities – Agenzia Fides

Rome (Agenzia Fides) – To celebrate with faith and devotion the Feast of the Vietnamese Holy Martyrs, canonized in 1988

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RUSSIA Moscow Catholics want their church back

They are protesting the sale of the Church of Sts. Peter and Paul. In 2017, the archbishopric won partial restitution

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EUROPE/ROMANIA – Young missionaries flourish in the Greek-Catholic community of Roma children – Agenzia Fides

Bucharest (Agenzia Fides) – Several Roma children from the Greek-Catholic parish of Barbu Lautaru, dedicated to “Saint Andrew the Apostle”

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ASIA/PAKISTAN – Forced religious conversions: a serious issue for religious minorities – Agenzia Fides

Lahore (Agenzia Fides) – “The issue of forced religious conversions is today a source of great concern for religious minorities

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ASIA/IRAQ – In Mosul, the US finances the restoration of the church of Mar Korkis, devastated by jihadists – Agenzia Fides

Mosul (Agenzia Fides) – The reopening ceremony of the main church of the monastery of Mar Korkis, in the Iraqi

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