- Jan 24, 2020
The Indian government has declined to renew the visa of an elderly Spanish nun who had ministered to the country’s poor people for five decades.
The grisly murders of missionary priests and a local priest, a lay volunteer and 40 seminarians in Burundi are the focus of a recently opened investigation into their sainthood cause.
A new seminary to train priests for all of Asia will open in the Chinese territory of Macau in September.
The Vatican has allowed the bishops of Zimbabwe to open the sainthood cause of a British missionary murdered after he refused to abandon his ministry to people with Hansen’s disease during the country’s civil war.
By virtue of their baptism, all Catholics are called to be missionaries, sharing the good news of salvation in Jesus by their actions and their words, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis led thousands of pilgrims in prayer for a Spanish missionary sister killed in Central African Republic.