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ARGENTINA
Children’s Book Fair

From 20-31 July, Argentina’s Fundación El Libro held a virtual edition of its annual Book Fair for Children and Youth–an initiative that contributes to the cultural and educational formation of the younger generation by encouraging them to develop early in life a positive relationship with books in an atmosphere of joy and fun. …

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First Cuban Catholic Radio Station on the Internet

Radio El Sonido de la Esperanza, launched by the Catholic Youth Network (RCJ), is the first Catholic radio station in Cuba to broadcast online 24 hours a day, thanks to the commitment of a group of young communicators to spread the message of the Church via the Internet. It was born recently as an online…

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The Giffoni Film Festival Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

The original program of the 2020 Giffoni Children’s Film Festival included a series of initiatives set to begin as early as this past February. But Covid-19 obliged Festival planners to divide their calendar into three parts, distributing over the course of the whole year the films and events dedicated to #Giffoni50. The first part of… Read more »

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ITALY
Following the Thread of Memories

Silence, bells, ambulance sirens, the noise of helicopters, more silence…. The diocese of Bresica suggested that its parish and religious communities make a “wise rereading” of the experiences they lived during the months of lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The title of this initiative was “Following the thread of memories so as… Read more »

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ITALY
100 Years of Life and 80 years of Pauline Religious Consecration

On 18 July, Sr. Santina Dell’Aquila celebrated her 100th birthday, surrounded by the affection of her companions (the members of the James Alberione community, Albano, Rome) and neighboring FSP communities, together with the Institute’s Superior General, Sr. Anna Caiazza, and Provincial Superior, Sr Annunciata Bestetti. The solemn EucharisticCelebration was presided over by the Superior General… Read more »

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INDIA
During the Covid-19 Pandemic…

During these past few months characterized by the COVID-19 lockdown, the FSPs of India have been very active. Besides promoting their publications online and via Amazon, they have been carrying out many initiatives on their PaulinesIndia YouTube Channel. These activities include: – messages of hope to netizens: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jmZndfRP-4 ; – prayers in local languages: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9hmpgbKiW0;… Read more »

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ITALY
Live Events on Facebook

In this time of Covid-19, the Press Office of the FSP Italian province, in synergy with social networks and the managers of the circumscription’s editorial sector, organized three events live on the Pauline Facebook page: – A meeting with Father Gaetano Piccolo, sj, the new dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Pontifical Gregorian… Read more »

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KOREA
Apostolic Planning During the Pandemic

In order to address the pandemic crisis and offer support to people in search of hope, the FSPs of Korea have been concentrating in a special way on the apostolic possibilities of the digital world. Striving to foster the prayer life of social network users, they have produced several videos: on prayer, the Way of… Read more »

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New Directory for Catechesis: Living in the Digital Culture

Twenty-three years after the publication of the General Directory for Catechesis (1971) and 15 years after the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2005), the updated Directory for Catechesis has now been released. The purpose of the text is to confront the new problems the Church is called to live. For the Daughters…

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