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ITALY
The Word of God Is for All

This year the Pauline Family throughout the world is celebrating a Vocation Year on the theme: Fan into a flame the gift of God that is in you (2 Tm. 1:6). In view of this, the Directive Team for Vocational Animation of the Pauline Family in Italy has organized, with the help of collaborators, the…

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50th Anniversary of the World Wide Web

The World Wide Web is a wonderful example of collaboration among the military (U.S. Department of Defense), hackers and academics. Today the Web is the communication platform that connects the world. And it was not meant for war! In fact, the idea behind it was to create a universal library, called the Intergalactic Computer Network–a… Read more »

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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Engage the Past Through Sounds and Images: this is the theme of the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2019, promoted by UNESCO and celebrated every year on 27 October. The aim of WDAH is to raise awareness of the importance of preserving our collective histories–often captured on film, video, audio or digital formats–because…

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Persecuted More than Ever

Awareness and initiatives to denounce anti-Christian persecution are increasing but nevertheless the phenomenon continues to spread, taking on different forms and finding new perpetrators. Almost 300 million Christians live in lands where they are persecuted simply because they are Christian. This data comes from the report of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), a…

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ITALY
#ioleggoperché 2019

The 2019 edition of #ioleggoperché took place from 19 to 27 October. The initiative, launched by the Italian Book Publishers’ Association, is held annually to supply Italian school libraries with books free of charge. This year a great number of book stores, including 27 belonging to the Daughters of St. Paul, participated in the 9-day…

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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
International Congress on the Word

More than 200 people participated in the Dominican Republic’s Third International Congress on the Word of God, organized by the Daughters of St. Paul and the Multimedia Word Society, in collaboration with the Archbishopric of Santiago de los Caballeros. This important ecclesial moment, which centered on the theme, The Word is close to you (Rm. 10:8)…

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50th Anniversary of Foundation in Jeonju

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of their presence in the city of Jeonju, the FSPs organized various activities in that diocese: retreats, theatrical performances, media education sessions and study seminars. These initiatives were also promoted in order to thank the people, who have been very supportive over the years and who have collaborated in the… Read more »

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MALAYSIA
Kuala Lumpur: World Book Capital 2020

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has been designated World Book Capital 2020. The title is awarded annually by UNESCO to a city in recognition of the quality of its programs to promote the dissemination and reading of books. The International Association of Publishers (IPA) and the International Federation of Booksellers’ Associations (IFLA) participate in the initiative. Kuala… Read more »

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Religion Today Film Festival: the Festival of Co-habitation

After days of intense work, the jury of the Religion Today Film Festival has chosen the winning films of this 22nd edition of the event, which focused on mission as the real protagonist–a travel experience, not in the sense of giving up one’s house, but in order to build more houses in more cultures. …

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ITALY
Pauline Multimedia International Book Center, Rome: 30th Anniversary of Foundation

Pauline Multimedia International Book Center, Rome commemorated its 30th anniversary of foundation by celebrating the memory of its journey of grace and faith over the past three decades–a journey in which the Gospel, truth and goodness have been constantly sown from this modern pulpit. For thirty years the Book Center, a true “window on…

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