He gave his life for the poor of Amazonia. His commitment to guard our “Common Home” was his evangelical mandate.
Fifty-seven years after their tragic deaths, the Roman Catholic Church of Congo has started the process of beatification of the twenty missionaries assassinated by government soldiers on the 1 January 1962.
This year, the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers) celebrate 150 years of their foundation. The society was founded in Algeria on the 19th October, 1868, by Cardinal Charles Lavigerie and it focuses on evangelism and education in the African continent.
Taipei, Dec. 20 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou on Monday will confer the Order of Brilliant Star with Violet Grand Cordon on 12 distinguished foreign priests, nuns, pastors and missionaries to … Continua a leggere