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The profile of each of the 13 cardinals and their geographical origins reflect Pope Francis’ vision of a Church from the peripheries.

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In This Issue


Pope Francis’ “Fiesta of Mission”

This year’s extraordinary missionary month in October commemorates the 100th anniversary of Pope Benedict XV’s Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud which gave new impetus to missionary work. Pope Francis…

Churches Do Grow

From being a tiny minority, the Church in the Northeast region of India has grown exponentially since the beginning of last century. Today, it comprises about two million Catholics with 15 dioceses.…

Save Asia with Asians

Filipino Comboni missionary from Tarlac, Fr. Moi spent the first 13 years of his missionary life in a Chinese-speaking mission. He shares the challenges he encountered and the learning experiences…

Mission of the New Cardinals

The profile of each of the 13 cardinals and their geographical origins reflect Pope Francis’ vision of a Church from the peripheries.

Role Models

The battle between good and evil is a reality in life. Superheroes, even though they might be fictional, remind us that there are magnanimous beings who help us triumph over evil. They also inspire us…

Saving the Philippine Eagle from Extinction

In its bid to save the endemic but critically endangered Philippine eagle from extinction, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is sending pairs of the country’s national bird…

“We Highlight Goodness”

A former full-time pastoral worker and foreign missionary, Tina Santiago Rodriguez is currently an author, speaker, and media missionary based in the Philippines. She tells World Mission how “media…

No School Fun for Child Laborers

Millions of children worldwide do not attend school but instead toil in dangerous labor due to poverty. There is the moral obligation to break the cycle of misery and slavery.

Hungry and Thirsty

To hunger and thirst for what is right is to be Good Samaritans to everyone, and to prioritize God above all, knowing that in following Him we are able to live out our best lives.

Lessons from the Vulnerable

On May 6, 2019 Jean Vanier, great modern prophet, died. A naval officer and then theology professor, he left everything to live with the handicapped. He is the founder of L’Arche (Noah’s Ark), the…

The Same Heart

Even with different cultural, social and economic backgrounds, all human beings are bound by the same desire: to be happy, to live peacefully and to long for God’s presence in their lives. A foreign…


World Touch


NEW CARDINALS: First Comboni Missionary Cardinal

Pope Francis announced the names of 13 new cardinals from around the world, saying they represent the missionary vocation of the Church. They will be made cardinals at a consistory in the Vatican on…

AMAZON: “If The Amazon Suffers, The World Suffers”

The Bishops of Latin America and the Caribbean (CELAM) expressed their deep concern for the destruction of the world’s largest rainforest. Pope Francis, who has made the fight for the rights of…

SUDAN: Christian Woman Part Of Transitional Ruling Council

Both generals and protest leaders agreed that Aisha Musa Saeed, a Coptic Christian woman, be nominated for the ruling council, made up of six civilians and five soldiers. The council will govern Sudan…

PHILIPPINES: “Rural Missionaries”: 50 Years Alongside The Poor

Clergy, religious and lay members of the “Rural Missionaries of the Philippines” (RMP) involved at a pastoral and social level celebrated their 50th founding anniversary, confirming the work to…


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