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Latest stories: World Mission Sunday

Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Nigeria’s Abuja Archdiocese. / Abuja Archdiocese/Facebook Page

Every Christian has “a missionary DNA”, Nigerian Prelate on World Mission Sunday

The call to be a Missionary has no boundaries of whether or not one has been called into Priesthood or Religious Life, a Catholic Prelate in Nigeria has underscored, outlining the various roles of all Christians in participating in the Church’s mission.

Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe of South Sudan's Yei Diocese. /

“Let our work not be accompanied by lies but by actions”: Bishop in South Sudan to Leaders

Those in leadership in the world’s youngest nation are to be guided by “truth and honesty,” fulfilling their promises and shunning the tendency to “tell many lies,” a Bishop in the nine-year-old East-Central African nation has urged.

Bishop Frank Nubuasah with some nuns serving in Botswana’s Gaborone Diocese. /

“You don’t have to leave home to a distant country to be a missionary”: Bishop in Botswana

As Catholics globally marked World Mission Sunday on October 18, a Bishop in Botswana has reminded all the baptized in the Southern African nation that they can still be missionaries in the comfort of their home countries.

Fr. Joakim Kamau Njani during the online seminar on “Popular Mission” organized by the Daughters of St Paul in Nairobi ahead of World Mission Sunday. / ACI Africa.

“Mission, an enterprise we must do in togetherness”: Kenyan Cleric Ahead of Mission Sunday

The need to cultivate fraternal collaboration in the ministry of evangelization has been emphasized on the eve of World Mission Sunday, an annual event when Catholics across the globe renew their commitment to their missionary vocation and implore God’s graces for the missions worldwide.

St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: feliks/Shutterstock. /

World Mission Sunday: Catholics Urged to Support Evangelization as Pandemic Spreads

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 challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Fr. Pontian Kaweesa, the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) Uganda. / Ugandan Catholics/Facebook Page.

Pastoral Animators in Uganda Call for Prayers, Donations ahead of World Mission Sunday

Baptized members of the Catholic Church in Uganda have been encouraged to reach out to the rest of the world by offering prayers and material support that will strengthen missionary activities in hardship areas.

Church Leaders in Uganda to Engage Media in Marking World Mission Sunday

Ahead of this year’s World Mission Sunday on October 18, an official of the Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) has explained how Church leaders will engage the media in marking the event in the East African nation.

Fr. Bonaventure Luchidio, the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Kenya. / ACI Africa

Redefine Pastoral Work to Have Mission Dimension, Pastoral Agents in Kenya Told

The need to ensure that the ministry of evangelization includes a dimension of mission as reaching out to the people of God has been emphasized at the ongoing three-day virtual workshop that has brought members of the Clergy and Religious involved in pastoral animation in Kenya.

St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: feliks/Shutterstock. /

Vatican Confirms World Mission Sunday Will Take Place amid Pandemic

The Vatican confirmed Friday that World Mission Sunday will take place as scheduled on Oct. 18, underlining the importance of evangelization and support for the Church’s mission territories amid the pandemic.

Pope Francis celebrates Pentecost Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica May 31, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media /

"Listen to the call to mission": Pope Francis to Catholics on Pentecost Sunday

“Let us ask ourselves: are we prepared to welcome the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives, to listen to the call to mission, whether in our life as married couples or as consecrated persons or those called to the ordained ministry, and in all the everyday events of life?”