Eucharistic congress

Archbishop Antonio Guido Filipazzi, the representative of the Holy Father in Nigeria. Credit: Courtesy photo

Christ-centeredness, Altruism Sustain Eucharistic Nature of Church: Nuncio in Nigeria

Nov 15, 2022

The Apostolic Nuncio in Nigeria has emphasized the need for Catholics to build their lives on the person of Jesus Christ and to be guided by the spirit of altruism, saying that Christ-centeredness and having concerns for the wellbeing of others sustain the Eucharistic nature of the Church.

Pope Francis prays at Italy's National Eucharistic Congress in Matera, Italy on 25 September 2022. Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis: The Eucharist Teaches us to Adore God Rather than Ourselves

Sep 25, 2022

Pope Francis traveled to the ancient Italian city of Matera, where he urged thousands of people gathered in a soccer stadium for Sunday Mass to "rediscover" Eucharistic adoration.

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Vote for Leaders Keen to “heal, unite, prosper” Suffering Nigerians: Catholic Archbishop

Sep 6, 2022

Eligible voters in Nigeria’s 2023 elections need to consider voting for political leaders keen to bring about healing, unity, and prosperity among Nigerians “suffering poverty and insecurity”, a Catholic Archbishop in the country has said.

The Logo of the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest, Hungary. Credit: Courtesy Photo

International Eucharistic Congress “spiritually uplifting, edifying”: Nigerian Archbishop

Sep 13, 2021

The just concluded International Eucharistic Congress was fruitful in multiple ways, a Nigerian Archbishop has said.

Antoine Cardinal Kambanda during an interview with EWTN News on 28 November 2020. Credit: EWTN News

Rwanda’s Cardinal Says Eucharist Key to Unity, Reconciliation amid History of Genocide

May 28, 2021

As the Church in Rwanda celebrates the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, Antoine Cardinal Kambanda has underscored the value of the Eucharist in the landlocked Great Rift Valley East African nation, saying it is key to unity and reconciliation as Rwandans recover from “our history of Genocide.”

A Poster announcing the Third National Eucharistic Congress in DR Congo / CENCO

Bishops in DRC Postpone Eucharistic Congress, Tell Pilgrims Not to “break gained momentum”

Apr 25, 2020

The third National Eucharistic Congress that had been scheduled to take place in June in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been postponed to a later date due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Bishops in the Central African country announced Friday, April 24, calling on the pilgrims not to break the momentum that they had gained over time.

Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, special envoy of Pope Francis at the Third National Eucharistic Congress in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) scheduled to take place in June.

Cardinal Tagle of Propaganda Fide to Represent Pope Francis at DRC’s Eucharistic Congress

Mar 19, 2020

Pope Francis has appointed the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, also known as Propaganda Fide, Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as his special envoy at the Third National Eucharistic Congress in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) scheduled to take place in June.

National Eucharistic Congress in DR Congo

Church in DR Congo Organizes Eucharistic Congress, Anticipates Pope’s Participation

Sep 25, 2019

Catholic Church leaders in DR Congo are overseeing plans toward their national Eucharistic Congress next June and are hoping that the Holy Father will be able to grace the occasion.