Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

The office of Propaganda Fide, near Rome’s Spanish Steps. Oleg Znamenskiy via Shutterstock.

On the Feast of the Epiphany 400 Years Ago, the Vatican Founded Propaganda Fide

Jan 6, 2022

The founding is commemorated by a Chapel of the Magi.

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Vatican Agency Reveals Number of Missionaries Murdered Around the World During 2021

Dec 31, 2021

22 Catholic missionaries were killed around the world in 2021, half of them in Africa, according to a report released by the Fides News Agency and distributed Thursday by the Vatican press office.

The Palazzo di Propaganda Fide in Rome. Credit: Sheila1988 via Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Vatican to Gradually Defund Some Mission Territories

Jan 23, 2021

Earlier this month the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples sent a letter to the bishops of some 1,100 Catholic territories and announced the gradual reduction of the financial support they regularly receive from the Vatican.

St. Theresa's Cathedral Parish church, Catholic Archdiocese of Juba, South Sudan, the venue where Archbishop elect Stephen Ameyu is expected to be installed on March 22, 2020 / ACI Africa

Back-and-forth Protests against Juba Archbishop-elect Get Violent, Emeritus Breaks Silence

Mar 11, 2020

Pope Francis’ reconfirmation of his earlier appointment of South Sudanese Bishop Stephen Ameyu as the new Archbishop of Juba was expected to put an end to the controversies around politics of succession in the only Metropolitan See of the world’s youngest nation.

Cardinal Luis Tagle. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Cardinal Tagle Named Head of Propaganda Fide, Vatican Evangelization Office

Dec 8, 2019

Pope Francis Sunday appointed Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, archbishop of Manila, Philippines, to lead the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.