The profile of each of the 13 cardinals and their geographical origins reflect Pope Francis’ vision of a Church from the peripheries.
Series: Extraordinary Mission Month
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 desires to reignite the mission awareness of the People of God.
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. The early missionaries’ patient evangelization partly contributed to this success story.
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 that taught him when the time is ripe to propose the saving message of Christ.
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 to find the superhero in each of us.
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 abroad to garner international support for its conservation.
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 missionaries” can counter bad news by emphasizing the positive side of life.
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.
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.
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 worldwide movement in favor of the disabled.