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New general secretary at the Pontifical Urbaniana University: the first woman in its history, a Scalabrinian missionary sister

Sister Pietra Luana (Etra) Modica, a Scalabrinian missionary, is the new general secretary of the Pontifical Urbaniana University. The official appointment was signed today, September 30, 2021, by Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokin Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and Grand Chancellor of the University. It is the first time since its […]

Migrants, the Scalabrinian mission begins in Lesbos

For the second consecutive year, the itinerant mission of the Scalabrinian Missionary Sisters has started on the island of Lesbos to help and support the thousands of refugees arriving from the Middle East and Africa who are seeking hope and salvation in Europe. Thanks to the collaboration with the Community Sant’Egidio, this initiative is possible […]

International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 2021 – Read the prayer and the message

The International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking 2021 brings into the spotlight one of the main causes of human trafficking: the dominant economic model of our time, whose limits and contradictions are exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Human trafficking is an integral part of “this economy”: victims of trafficking are as “commodities” falling into the […]