- Jul 8, 2020
Pope Francis cautioned the Neocatechumenal Way and its missionaries to respect the cultures of the people to whom they spread the faith.
The Philippines’ immigration bureau has revoked the missionary visa of Australian Sister Patricia Fox over her alleged involvement in “partisan political activities.”
Rachel and Rich Mastrogiacomo felt called to go to Uganda and serve the Sudanese refugees who have been streaming into the country fleeing war. They are taking their newly adopted daughter with them.
One of the Church’s great media missionaries of the 20th century, Father Piero Gheddo, died last month at the age of 88.
More than 600 people participated in the 5th National Missionary Conference held this week in Neuquen, Argentina, and committed to redoubling their efforts for a “Church that goes out.” The theme of the Nov. 18-20 event was “Argentina in Mission, the Gospel is Joy.” It was hosted by Auxiliary Bishop Fernando Croxatto of Comodoro Rivadavia.
In Guatemala, a determined Belgian missionary named Jean-Marie Boxus, so dedicated to serving his people that he spent years as a volunteer fire-fighter, joined forces with a non-profit organization called World Neighbors, which believes in “getting to the little guy in the rice paddy,” to promote development and self-reliance among small farmers.