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

Vatican to Gradually Defund Some Mission Territories

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.

Antoine Cardinal Kambanda. / EWTN

Cardinal in Rwanda Appointed to Vatican’s Propaganda Fide

Rwanda’s Cardinal has been appointed to the Vatican's Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (CEP), whose members are responsible for coordinating the church’s missionary work.

Fr. Linus Ngenomesho (left) appointed, Apostolic Administrator of Namibia's Apostolic Vicariate of Rundu and Fr. Godefroid Manuga-Lukokisa (right) named a member of the Vatican's Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. /

Pope Francis Appoints Congolese Cleric to Propaganda Fide, Namibian Priest Administrator

The National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has been appointed to the Vatican's Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (CEP), whose members are responsible for coordinating the church’s missionary work. 

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Abuja, who celebrates  the Silver Jubilee of his Episcopal Ordination on  April 23. / Aid to the Church in Need (ACN)

Cardinal Tagle Appreciates Nigerian Prelate’s “pastoral skills” on His Episcopal Jubilee

A Nigerian Archbishop’s “missionary spirit and pastoral skills” have been acknowledged with appreciation by the head of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as the Prelate marks 25 years since he was ordained a Bishop.

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

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.

Pope Francis (above) who on December 12, 2019 appointed Bishop Stephen Ameyu (right) as the new Archbishop of Juba in South Sudan and accepted the resignation of Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro (left) /

Beyond Press Statement: What Juba Archbishop Emeritus Told Journalists on Pope’s Decision

The controversy surrounding the appointment of South Sudanese Bishop Stephen Ameyu as the new Archbishop of Juba took a curious twist earlier this week when Archbishop Emeritus, Paolino Lukudu Loro not only broke his silence through a press statement but also spoke to journalists, accusing the Vatican of forcing the Archbishop elect on the people.

Propaganda Fide at the Vatican in Rome, Italy /

North African Churches’ Transfer to Propaganda Fide Aimed “to provide effective ministry”

The decision by Pope Francis to transfer four Churches in the region of North Africa from the competence of the Congregation for Bishops to that of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (Propaganda Fide) was informed by the need to provide “more effective pastoral and evangelizing ministry” in the respective circumscriptions, ACI Africa has established.

Cardinal Luis Tagle. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA. /

Cardinal Tagle Named Head of Propaganda Fide, Vatican Evangelization Office

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