News in Missions

Evangelization campaign to launch in 12 European cities

Evangelization campaign to launch in 12 European cities

by: David Kerr - CNA in Missions,

To “promote a renewed evangelization” in traditionally Christian countries which are living in a “progressive secularization of society and a sort of ‘eclipse of the sense of God.’” This year’s “metropolitan missions” are the first of their kind. If deemed successful, they could be introduced elsewhere around the world.

Thousands attend nun’s funeral in Pakur, Jharkhand, India.

Thousands attend nun’s funeral in Pakur, Jharkhand, India.

by: Ajit Paul in Missions,

 “The poor have lost a benefactor. The religious sister was serving the poor, especially tribals, and fighting for justice,” said Cardinal Telesphore Toppo of Ranchi. He said her death brought “shame on the state,” and demanded a high-level investigation to “reveal mysteries behind the murder.”

My generation did not evangelise enough, says Pope

My generation did not evangelise enough, says Pope

by: Carol Glatz - Catholic Herald in Missions,

“We, who have been able to know [Christ] since our youth, may we ask forgiveness because we bring so little of the light of his face to people; so little certainty comes from us that he exists, he’s present and he is the greatness that everyone is waiting for,” the Pope said.