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Vatican prefect visits Japan, promotes peace
During visit, Cardinal Fernando Filoni passed on message from pope to Japan's Catholics.
HIROSHIMA: ‎During a 10-day pastoral visit to Japan, Cardinal Fernando Filoni stressed that the Catholic Church in the East Asian nation has a special vocation for peace... More+

Cardinal Rallies Catholics to Evangelize Japan
Says the time has come to "resume missio for non-Christians
NAGASAKI, Japan (ChurchMilitant.com) - A leading Vatican prelate is calling on Catholics to resume the evangelization of Japan... More+

Vatican cardinal calls Hiroshima the ‘new Golgotha,’ urges renewed missionary zeal
CWN Editor's Note: “From the glory, grace and truth brought by Christ, the people of Japan cannot be excluded,” said Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. “God has not stopped at the doors of this country, which although noble and cultured, awaits the Kingdom of God.”... More+

Pope urges Japanese Bishops to build on the memory of their martyrs
Pope Francis meeting Japanese Bishops on their Ad Limina visit to the Vatican - OSS_ROM
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged Christians in Japan to face current challenges bearing in mind the witness of their many martyrs... More+

Cardinal hopes church's history of survival in Iraq will help its future
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- To understand the current situation in Iraq -- the evolving and complex conflicts there, and the fear and resilience of its Christians -- one has to understand its past, which is often ignored or unknown in the West, said a former papal representative to the country... More+

Cardinal Filoni in Equatorial Guinea meets Bishops
Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples Monday, met Equatorial Guinea’s Bishops in the newly-erected Diocese of Mongomo. The country has one of the highest Catholic populations by proportion. “Dear Brothers in the Episcopate, as the episcopal body of this country,... More+

Cardinal Fernando Filoni encourages the Church in Zambia to intensify its work of evangelisation
Cardinal Fernando Filoni was speaking in Lusaka on Wednesday (9th Nov.) at the opening of the National Catholic Forum. The meeting attended by bishops, priests, religious and the lay faithful was called to discuss important issues involving the life and mission of the Church in Zambia... More+

Cardinal Filoni arrives in Malawi
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Fernando Filoni arrived in Malawi Thursday, 3 November, ahead of the consecration of St Joseph the Worker Catholic Cathedral scheduled for Karonga Diocese on Saturday, 5 November... More+

El cardenal Filoni al seminario de estudio sobre Laicos y Misión en Roma
En Roma, está teniendo lugar el seminario de estudio sobre “Laicado y misión”, organizado por el Secretariado Internacional de la Pontificia Unión Misional (PUM) (PUM) y la Dirección del Centro Internacional de Animación Misionera (CIAM), con la colaboración de las Direcciones Nacionales de Obras Misionales Pontificias de España, Colombia, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina y Uruguay.... More+

Cardinal Fernando Filoni encourages the Church in Zambia to intensify its work of evangelisation
Cardinal Fernando Filoni was speaking in Lusaka on Wednesday (9th Nov.) at the opening of the National Catholic Forum. The meeting attended by bishops, priests, religious and the lay faithful was called to discuss important issues involving the life and mission of the Church in Zambia. More+

Cardinal Filoni meets wtih seminarians in Zambia
(Vatican Radio) A life of service to the Gospel should be at the heart of a seminarian’s formative journey. That was the message of Cardinal Fernando Filoni, in a homily given to students for the priesthood during a November 7th to 10th visit to Zambia. More+

Cardinal Filoni is the special envoy to Karonga
The Holy Father Pope Francis has named the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, as his special envoy at the consecration of Karonga’s Cathedral in Malawi. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on 5 November 2016. More+

Cardinal Filoni arrives in Malawi
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Fernando Filoni arrived in Malawi Thursday, 3 November, ahead of the consecration of St Joseph the Worker Catholic Cathedral scheduled for Karonga Diocese on Saturday, 5 November. More+

Cardinal Filoni to seminarians: Let the Lord open your heart and mind
(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples who is on a pastoral visit to Bangladesh, celebrated Mass on Sunday in the Major Seminary of Banani. In his homily, the Cardinal told the seminarians present that "the formation period is precisely the time when the Lord opens your ear, that is, your heart and mind"... More+

Cardinal Filoni visits Calcutta Archdiocese
A leading Vatican official, who is currently on a 11-day visit to Bangladesh, India and Nepal, on ‎Monday visited the Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Bandel of Calcutta Archdiocese, India, and also ‎held a meeting with seminarians and novices and another with bishops, priests, religious and lay people ‎in Kolkata city... More+

Cardinal Filoni celebrates Mass at Tomb of Bl. Mother Teresa
(Vatican Radio) Cardinal Fernando Filoni, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, celebrated Mass at the Tomb of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, the foundress of the Missionaries of Charity. More+