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Message of the Holy Father for 2017 World Mission Sunday

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On 4 June 2017, the Solemnity of Pentecost, the Holy See released the Message of the Holy Father for the 91th World Mission Sunday which will be celebrated on 22 October 2017. In his Message, on the theme Mission at the heart of the Christian faith, the Holy Father writes: "it is important to ask ourselves certain questions about our Christian identity and our responsibility as believers in a world marked by confusion, disappointment and frustration, and torn by numerous fratricidal wars that unjustly target the innocent. What is the basis of our mission? What is the heart of our mission? What are the essential approaches we need to take in carrying out our mission?"

Link to Pope Francis' Message

Last Updated on Tuesday, June 06 2017  
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