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Chiesa, Papa: Il vescovo non si stanca di ascoltare

Il vescovo “non si stanca di ascoltare. Non si basa su progetti fatti a tavolino, ma si lascia interpellare dalla voce dello Spirito, che ama parlare attraverso la fede dei semplici. Diventa tutt’uno con la sua gente e anzitutto col suo presbiterio, sempre disponibile a ricevere e incoraggiare i suoi sacerdoti”. E’ quanto ha detto […]

Pope: We need unity, not soloists out of the choir

“The bishop can not have all the gifts, all the charisms – some believe they have, poor things! – but he is called to have the charism of the unity, that is to hold together, to promote  the communion of the Church, we noeed not soloists out of the choir or of leaders of personal […]

The MSCS realized interprovincial meeting

“The Provinces of the Missionary Sisters of St. Charles, Scalabrinians based in Brazil, (Our Lady of Aparecida, Immaculate Conception, Christ the King and Mary, Mother of the Migrants) welcomed with joy and with great hope the decisions taken during the inter-provincial meeting; the proposal of the internal reorganization of the congregation is a commitment of […]

CSEM completes 30 years of foundation, launches a new institutional website

The Centro Scalabriniano de Estudos Migratórios-CSEM, based in Brasilia, celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2018! To mark this special celebration, the CSEM refashion its visual identity and design that retained its meaning, brought a touch of modernity to the trademark’s colors, traits and main elements. With an interdisciplinary and intercultural perspective, the trademark seeks to […]

MSCS presence in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Asia Delegation of the MSCS sent off its first two missionaries to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, namely, Sister Teresa Mercado and Sister Eufrocina Sumampong, on August 3, 2018, two days before the official opening of the first MSCS community in the country on August 6, date when the two Sisters will be received […]

Migrants: 60 lives saved after a vessel with about 180 migrants

Miraculously, 68 others were rescued off Tunisia’s southern coast, but the death toll is expected to rise, as authorities suspect many bodies have been washed away. Most of those onboard were Tunisian. Some survived by clinging to debris for over 10-hours, others were lucky enough to be wearing flimsy life jackets. So far this year, […]

Holy See: underscored the importance of faith-based organizations to migrants

The Holy See has underscored the importance of faith-based organizations in providing protection and integration to migrants. Their efforts, alongside those of other key stakeholders, are essential in helping implement the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), the first intergovernmental agreement coordinated by the United Nations that will cover all dimensions of […]

Church: Pope reiterates concern for migrants, refugees

Pope Francis sent a message to a June 5-8 international symposium entitled, “Toward a Greener Attica: Preserving the Planet and Protecting its People,” in Athens, Greece, sponsored by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. In his message addressed to the symposium participants and host, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, the spiritual leader of some 300 million […]