News about the Pauline life

PORTUGAL
Pope Francis in Fatima

Upon his arrival at the airport near Fatima, Pope Francis immediately descended into the crowd that had gathered to meet him, shaking hands with everyone around him. Three children in the front row held copies of the book Querido Papa Francisco (published by the FSPs of Portugal last year), which they asked him to autograph…. Read more »

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ITALY
The Faith and Prophetic Spirit of Benedict XVI

On 4 May, the FSP International Multimedia Center, Rome, hosted a meeting to present a recent publication: Benedict XVI: the Faith and Prophetic Spirit of History’s First Pope Emeritus by Giovan Battista Brunori (a Vatican reporter for Italy’s TV news channel, Tg2). Bishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the… Read more »

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ITALY
Pauline Prize 2017 Awarded to Beppe Fiorello

The FSP Communications and Culture Prize 2017 was awarded to Italian actor and cinematographer Beppe Fiorello at the conclusion of the celebrations marking this annual Pauline event, which is promoted and organized by the FSP Association for Communications and Culture and the Social Communications Office of the Vicariate of Rome, under the patronage of the… Read more »

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CONGO
Book and Bible Festival

The FSPs and SSPs of the Congo recently held a joint initiative entitled Book and Bible Festival (FELIBI), centered on the theme, To Read Is To Grow. Present in the country for over 60 years, the two Institutes of the Pauline Family feel very responsible for their mission to educate the local population and contribute… Read more »

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ITALY
#SDCPaolineLecce

The FSP Book Center of Lecce will be holding a small picture contest on the theme of hope–the same theme of the upcoming Social Communcations Week organized by the FSPs and SSPs of Italy. The title of the contest is Scatta, tagga e vinci (Click, Tag and Win). Participation in the contest is open to… Read more »

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BRAZIL
Blessing of the New Salvador Book Center

The FSPs recently inaugurated their newly-renovated book center in São Salvador, capital of the State of Bahia, where the Congregation has been present for 63 years. “Everything is the work of God and we say a big thanks to him!” they write. This was the sentiment that marked the event, celebrated by our sisters with… Read more »

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MALAWI
From a Container to a New FSP Center

Our sisters in Malawi began the Pauline apostolate in this country by opening a small book center in an unused freight container. Today, thanks to the help of many collaborators, the small seed they planted has been transformed into an FSP Book Center (formerly the Old Montfort Bookshop), located in the heart of Lilongwe. This… Read more »

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MOZAMBIQUE
The Word of God for the Baptized

Holy Week in Maputo centered on diffusion of the Word of God. The Daughters of St. Paul participated with great intensity in the preparation for baptism of numerous catechumens in their diocese and surrounding ones. The Word of God was the most popular gift chosen for the newly baptized, with many people standing in line… Read more »

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