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Crossing Cultures, Transforming Lives, Through the Gospel
Crossing Cultures, Transforming Lives, Through the Gospel

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#GivingTuesday  is a day dedicated to giving back after giving thanks. At the beginning of this season meant for families, it asks us to remember our universal family: our brothers and sisters around the world who aren't as fortunate as we are. Why help through PIME? Read more on our blog:
#GivingTuesday: A Day for Families
#GivingTuesday: A Day for Families
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Members of the 8 exclusively Missionary, male and female groups of Italy met back in August to discuss the current state of the Mission ad gentes (to the nations). Read what they were inspired to write here:
Voices from the Days of Nepi
Voices from the Days of Nepi
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PIME's mission in the Philippines has seen more difficulty in the last half-century than many of the other countries that it currently has a presence in. Knowing that the need to do good for the people there far outweighed the danger, the commitment that the PIME Missionaries there had to the poor has caused them to brave everything from violence against their confreres to the oppression of a dictator. Read more here:
Manila: The Tumultuous Years
Manila: The Tumultuous Years
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Over the course of its half a century of presence in this Asian country, in addition to the martyrdom of three of its priests, PIME has faced many difficult situations. Although there has been no shortage of such situations, there has also never been a shortage of great men to answer this unique call to mission. The challenges of the mission continue along new frontiers, bringing new rewards with them. Read more:
50 Years of PIME in the Philippines
50 Years of PIME in the Philippines
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South of the capital of Cambodia, in Phnom Penh, a vocational school teaches girls and boys the goldsmith’s trade. It is a project born of the mind of an Italian with a big heart for the Cambodian people. Aimed at giving at - risk young men and women an opportunity at a better life, "The Knot" means to shape lives, as well as metal, into something more beautiful. Read more:
The Future is in Their Hands
The Future is in Their Hands
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August 6th and 9th of this year marked the 73rd anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, respectively. The horrors of nuclear arms were fully realized on those fateful days; the Church here seeing them as an eternal call to peace, so that they are never realized again. The bomb in Nagasaki falling on the city's Catholic District of Urakami, decimating the area and killing thousands. Read more on our blog:
Peace for All Humanity
Peace for All Humanity
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Brother Ottorino Zanatta, 68, is a PIME Missionary in the Far North Region of Cameroon; an area of the world where everyday life was already difficult before Boko Haram exacted their violent campaign. Bro. Ottorino uses his professional experience as a farmer to not only provide nourishment for the people of his Mission today, but training so that they can do so for years to come. Read more on our blog:
The Missionary Farmer
The Missionary Farmer
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Celebrating his 90th birthday earlier this year, it seems as if age has not been able to touch Fr. Mario Marazzi's passion and zeal for the Missions. Arriving in Hong Kong some 58 years ago, Fr. Mario has reinvented his Mission both at home and abroad several times. Read more on our blog:
Father Marazzi: A Mission of Humility
Father Marazzi: A Mission of Humility
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The instability caused by the vicious acts perpetrated by Boko Haram and retaliatory violence from other groups has led to widespread poverty and the future of the children of the heart of Africa in great crisis. Brother Fabio Mussi, PIME, refuses to be discouraged by threats; he combats violence with education, knowing that these children hang in the balance. Read more on our blog:
Schools Founded on Peace
Schools Founded on Peace
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This past April, over 20,000 Catholics of different ethnic groups participated in the anniversary celebrations of the arrival of the first PIME missionaries in 1868 in the former Burma. Although many who had a hand in shaping the faith of this country were removed by the former government, their legacy sparks the flames of the Holy Spirit in many of the Catholics of Myanmar, both old and new. Read more on our blog:
150 Years of PIME in Myanmar
150 Years of PIME in Myanmar
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