World Mission Sunday Isn't Canceled Because of Covid-19, Officials Say

World Mission Sunday Isn't Canceled Because of Covid-19, Officials Say

The collection taken up in parishes around the globe on World Mission Sunday is “as unique as it is rare” because offerings are made by Catholics in the richest and poorest nations, a Vatican official said.

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Church's missionary character highlighted ahead of World Mission Day 2020

Church's missionary character highlighted ahead of World Mission Day 2020

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World Mission Sunday: Catholics urged to support evangelization as pandemic spreads

World Mission Sunday: Catholics urged to support evangelization as pandemic spreads

by Hannah Brockhaus. Vatican City, Oct 16, 2020 / 10:02 am MT (CNA).- Vatican officials invited Catholics to participate in the 2020 World Mission Sunday with increased prayers and financial support, as local Churches around the world continue to face the ...

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Forty Years: The Historic State Visit of The Queen to the Vatican

Forty Years: The Historic State Visit of The Queen to the Vatican

Forty years ago, on 17 October 1980, Queen Elizabeth II made history as she became the first British Monarch to make a state visit to the Vatican. The visit was seen as a chance to forge relations between the Church of England and the Roman Catholic ...

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World Mission Sunday isn't canceled because of COVID-19, officials say

World Mission Sunday isn't canceled because of COVID-19, officials say

The collection taken up in parishes around the globe on World Mission Sunday is "as unique as it is rare" because offerings are made by Catholics in the richest and poorest nations, a Vatican official said. "It is not just aid going from North to South," but is an ...

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World Mission Sunday: number of Catholics continues to rise worldwide

World Mission Sunday: number of Catholics continues to rise worldwide

The number of Catholics worldwide increased by almost 16 million in a year to 1.33 billion, according to statistics highlighted by the Vatican ahead of the 2020 World Mission Sunday.

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Clergy shortage grows to more than 14k Catholics for every priest, Vatican data shows

Clergy shortage grows to more than 14k Catholics for every priest, Vatican data shows

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The reasons for the steady hemorrhage of Catholic clergy worldwide are varied, from secularization to the church's ongoing sexual and financial scandals. And the COVID-19 pandemic has brought its own challenges.

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World Mission Sunday: Number of Catholics Continues to Rise Worldwide

World Mission Sunday: Number of Catholics Continues to Rise Worldwide

Fides, the information service of the Pontifical Mission Societies since 1927, presents the statistics annually ahead of World Mission Sunday, which takes pla...

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Church's missionary character highlighted ahead of World Mission Day 2020

Church's missionary character highlighted ahead of World Mission Day 2020

As the Church prepares to celebrate the 94th World Mission Day on 18 October, the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples and the Pontifical ...

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