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FRIDAY 09 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Catholic female journalists against injustice

Condition of women in Latin America shows a deficit in respect of rights

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Latin America
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he condition of women in Latin America shows a deficit in respect of rights, social inclusion and equal opportunities, despite the progress made; it is the task of the Catholic press to keep attention high on these issues, in fidelity to the Gospel values: this is what emerges from the female voices of the world association of journalists of "Signis" Catholic press, in the Latin America and the Caribbean section, gathered by Agenzia Fides on the occasion of the 8th of...
FRIDAY 09 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Indonesia: acts of vandalism on a Catholic chapel

Chapel in Sumatrawas attacked on the night between 7 and 8 March by vandals

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Map of Indonesia
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he chapel dedicated to St. Zaccaria, recently inaugurated in the diocese of Palembang, in the South of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, was attacked on the night between 7 and 8 March by some vandals who destroyed a stained glass window and devastated the interior of the church and liturgical furnishings.                This is confirmed to Agenzia Fides by Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians), at the head of the...
FRIDAY 09 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Women, milestone of the Church in Africa

Church of Africa about women

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African women
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ne thing that cannot be ignored, when we speak of the African Church, is that, if the Holy Spirit is the invisible force of the Church of Africa, women, without a doubt, are the tangible force. Women are more numerous, have more courage, are more dynamic, more active and sometimes more competent. Without women, our churches in Africa would almost be empty, both as a presence and as a force": this is what Fr. Donald Zagore, of the Society of African Missions, said in a conversation with...
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ANNIVERSARY

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SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

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African women
AFRICA

Women, milestone of the Church in Africa

Church of Africa about women
Pope Francis
POPE' APOSTOLIC JOURNEY

Pope Francis in the Baltic countries in September

Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to three Baltic States
Pope Francis on March 8th
MARCH 8TH

International Women's Day: more equality in Church

Hansen, S.J. about the lack of women in leadership roles in the Roman Curia
Vatican’s Clementine Hall
MIGRATION

Pope to Migration Commission: dialogue to end suffering

Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission