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The Economy of Pope Francis: For a Better World

About 1,000 young people gathered at Assisi from 22-24 September for the international meeting of the Pope’s 2019 initiative aimed at a renewal of the economy in favor of the poor, the common good and the care of creation. The protagonists of the event– young economists, entrepreneurs and researchers–came from all over the world. Subdivided… Read more »

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ITALY
Thecla Merlo, Mystic and Apostle

On Saturday, 24 September 2022, an in-presence and also live streamed event was held in the St. Paul House at the Generalate to commemorate the Centenary of the first religious profession of Sr. Thecla Merlo and the first group of Daughters of St. Paul (22 July 1922). Many members of the Pauline Family participated in… Read more »

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Cantacielo: A Festival that looks at the soul of music lovers

Music is a universal language that turns its gaze to heaven and speaks to the souls of music lovers. This is basically the essence of Cantacielo, a music festival dedicated precisely to “songs of the soul,” the first edition of which was held Italy in September 2022. Eight musical artists competed in the concluding event,…

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Global Summit of the World’s Street Newspapers

From 12-15 September 2022, the Global Street Paper Summit was held for the first time in Milan, Italy. The event was organized by INSP, the International Network of Street Papers (www.insp.ngo), based in Glasgow, Scotland. The Network represents 93 street newspapers located in 35 countries and provides employment and income, through the sale of the… Read more »

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ITALY
Fr. Valdir José De Castro Appointed Bishop

Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Valdir José De Castro as Bishop of the diocese of Campo Limpo in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Fr. Valdir, the Society of St. Paul’s first Bishop, served as Superior General of the Institute from 2015 to 2022. We make our own the words of Fr. Dominic Soliman, current… Read more »

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ITALY
III International Congress on Catechesis

On 8-10 September 2022, about 1,400 catechists gathered in Rome from more than 80 countries around the world to reflect on the theme The Catechist, Witness of the New Life in Christ. Paul VI Hall in Vatican City hosted the dynamic, festive and multicultural crowd that reflected in the variety of its colors the richness…

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BRAZIL
Communicators of Peace Award

At its 6th Congress held in Panama from 12-14 July 2022, SIGNIS of Latin America and the Caribbean awarded the Communicators of Peace Award to Sr. Helena Corazza of the Daughters of St. Paul, Brazil. This award is given to “communicators committed to promoting the exercise of citizenship, the development of peoples and to contributing…

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KENYA
Opening and Blessing of the New Alberione House

Due to the growing need to provide more ample living and work space for the Daughters of St. Paul who live and study in the Gabriella Community in Karen, Nairobi, the Delegation Government decided to build a new house. In view of this, the circumscription government contracted several companies to carry out architectural, civil, mechanical… Read more »

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CZECH REPUBLIC
National Youth Encounter

Three Daughters of St. Paul from our Central European Delegation participated in the National Youth Encounter of the Czech Republic held in Hradec Králové from 9-14 August 2022. The motto of the event was, “Get up and stand on your feet, for I have appeared to you to appoint you as a servant and witness… Read more »

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KOREA
Signis World Congress 2022

Peace in the Digital World was the theme chosen for the 2022 Congress of Signis, the World Catholic Association for Communication. This year, its World Congress was held in Seoul, Korea from 15-18 August. It was a hybrid event characterized by in-presence gatherings and online encounters. Keynote speakers included 14 experts from Korea and abroad,…

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