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PHILIPPINES
52nd World Communications Day

To celebrate World Communications Day 2018 the Daughters of St. Paul and Society of St. Paul organized a day-long symposium entitled Fake News and the Pope, held in the FSP Alberione Auditorium in Pasay City. The annual celebration was attended by more than 200 people, including representatives of the clergy, men and women religious, seminarians,… Read more »

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A thousand medical sisters are dedicated to health care

More than a thousand medical sisters in India silently contribute to the health care of the poorest and most marginalized. The “Sister Doctors Forum of India” (SDFI) is a group of thousands of religious who are also specialized in the medical profession, with highly qualified studies. The sisters belong to 104 religious congregations, which are… Read more »

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PAKISTAN
A unique and exciting experience

For the first time, the Church of Lahore has granted the Paulines the permission to carry out a book mission in the Catholic schools.  It was a fruitful and enriching experience, seeing first-hand the students’ hunger for reading materials and thirst for knowledge.  The teachers and the pupils expressed their appreciation for the rich Pauline… Read more »

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ITALY
International Book Fair

The 31st International Book Fair took place in Turin May 10-14.  A cultural festival along with a huge temporary bookshop, the Fair is a hub for meetings and events dedicated to the amateur public and to professionals in the sector. The theme chosen for 2018 is summarized in the phrase: One day, all this…. in… Read more »

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ITALY
Mary with you

Mary with you, the new periodical of St Paul Publishing Group which is entirely dedicated to Our Lady and her presence in daily life, a support and comfort for every believer, is available at newsstands beginning May 10. “The significance of the magazine,” says the director, Father Antonio Rizzolo, “is entirely in the title. Christians… Read more »

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ITALY
Week of Communications

On the initiative of the Society of Saint Paul and the Daughters of Saint Paul, the 13th edition of the Week of Communications, dedicated to the theme Fake news and a journalism of peace, took place in Italy May 6-13. As always, the very heart of the Week is the Communications Festival, which this year… Read more »

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ITALY
14th Edition of the Biblical Festival

The 14th edition of Vicenza’s annual Biblical Festival took place from 3-27 May in Vicenza, Verona, Padua, Rovigo and Vittorio Veneto. The very up-to-date theme of the event was The Future, presented principally in its fundamental connection to our existence. Organized and promoted by the Diocese of Vicenza and the Society of St. Paul, this… Read more »

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Director Ermanno Olmi has died

Italian director and screenwriter, Ermanno Olmi has died at the age of 86.  He was born on July 24, 1931 in Bergamo in a deeply Catholic peasant family.  Creator of a personal and innovative language, he narrated the great myths of the Christian tradition and, with the film L’albero degli zoccoli (title of English version:… Read more »

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The Neocatechumenal Way: 50 years of presence in Rome

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the presence of the Neocatechumenal Way in Rome, an international meeting with Pope Francis took place on May 5th. The encounter at Tor Vergata, in the area that hosted World Youth Day in 2000, was attended by 150,000 participants from 134 nations. During the meeting Pope Francis commissioned 36… Read more »

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Religious in war zones and against trafficking

The meeting organized by the US Embassy to the Holy See with the Union of Superiors General took place in Rome on the topics of the presence of women religious on the front lines of the war zones and against human trafficking. One of the participants in the seminar, Sister Carmen Bandeo, explains the importance… Read more »

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