Author: Xaverian Missionaries USA

Vatican Message for the End of Ramadan

People of many faiths and religious backgrounds joined Muslims on September 3 at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC for a prayer service and Ramadan dinner to celebrate interfaith service projects. Watch scenes from the service and listen to Sayyid Syeed, national director for the Islamic Society...

Is your cell phone fueling the deadliest war in the world?

To protect and empower Congolese women and girls, the RAISE Hope for Congo campaign works to: Raise awareness about the crisis, the resulting widespread sexual violence against women and girls, and the solutions that are necessary to end the conflict. Increase news coverage of the conflict in eastern Congo....

Mozambique: Speaking Out on Taboos through the Arts

We, Xaverian Missionaries , arrived in Mozambique in 1992 as a response to the request made by the bishops seeking help for this war-devastated country (following the war for independence and civil war that lasted 20 years, 1972-92). The Church in Mozambique has a missionary structure (church, school, and...

The Pope in the Middle East: Man of Dialogue

The Holy Father came to promote ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue during his visit. Coming into a region where Christians make up a tiny part of the population, he sought to assure Muslims and Jews that the Church was a partner in the attempt to build a better world. In...

Hapag ng Pag-asa – Table of Hope

I had the great privilege to live and work in the Philippines for thirteen years. The commitment of the Xaverian Missionaries carried me through extraordinary experiences with some marvelous people, some of the poor of the Philippines. I have also witnessed the culture of poverty that destroys families and...

Bringing the Threads of Mission Together: Global Climate Change

The Catholic concern for global climate change and its impact on the mission of the Church is finding a more clarion voice from the Holy See and the US Catholic Bishops, finding a recent tool for awareness and action in the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. Partnership with other...

Fr. Joe Matteucig on Catholic TV

Here is an interview with Xaverian Missionary Fr. Joe Matteucig on Catholic TV in Boston. Fr. Joe, together with other religious missionaries, promote awareness and involvement in the mission of the Church throughout the world. Why do you think the outreach of the Catholic Church is so vital today?...
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