#ShortNews: Increasing numbers of Catholic missionaries come from Mexico

“Mexico is among the emerging nations in terms of the gift of missionaries, because more and more faithful from this country leave to bring the Good News of Christ to distant lands”: says Mgr. Giampietro Dal Toso, Assistant Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples and President of the Pontifical Mission Societies, as he begins his visit in the Mexican capital.

The Archbishop emphasized “the presence of so many Mexican missionaries, priests, men and women religious, but also lay people and families, who leave their land to bring faith everywhere in the world”. “Mission – he notes – is not something which belongs to the past, but is current, and is a call of every baptized: this is why Pope Francis always speaks of ‘a Church that goes forth’, which means missionary Church”.

Full article: http://www.fides.org/en/news/64853-AMERICA_MEXICO_Archbishop_Dal_Toso_Mexico_a_generous_nation_in_the_gift_of_missionaries

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