Missionaries of the World

People who sacrificed their lives to God

  • Amy Wilson Carmichael

    Amy Wilson Carmichael

    Amy Wilson Carmichael was a Protestant Christian missionary in India, founder of the Dohnavur Fellowship, a society devoted to saving neglected and ill-treated children. She was born on 16th December 1867 in the small village of Millisle.......

  • Charles Spurgeon

    Charles Spurgeon

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon was born on 19th June, 1834 in Kelvedon, Essex, England. He was educated at Colchester and much of his religious training came from his father and grandfather both of were preachers. At fifteen, his conversion..........

  • William Carey

    William Carey

    William Carey was born on the 17th August 1761 in a small cottage at Paulerspury, Northamptonshire Dist in England, in the heart of the district which had produced Shakespeare. His parents Edmund and Elizabeth had five children; Carey was.....

  • St.ANDREW'S CHURCH

    St.ANDREW'S CHURCH

    St.Andrew's Church is famous as St. Anrew's Kirk, is situated on the Poonamallee High Road at Egmore, Chennai in Tamilnadu, India. The Church is one of the monuments, unique structures in the southern part of the country, which ........

  • Devasahayam Pillai

    Devasahayam Pillai

    Neelakanta Pillai, later as Devasahayam Pillai, the servant of God, was an 18th century convert from Hinduism to Christianity in the Southernmost part of India. He was born on 23rd April 1712 at Nattalam, erstwhile in Travancore ..........

Pope Francis highlights the theme of the mercy of God

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Pope Francis highlights the theme of the mercy of GodDuring Pope’s Angelus address at St Peter’s Square on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Pope Francis drew inspiration from the Gospel reading of the day which the Pope himself described as so beautiful that he reads it and rereads it. It tells the story of the adulterous woman, which the Pope said, highlights the theme of the mercy of God, who never wants the death of the sinner but wants them to convert and live.

WCC encourages Vatican working together for justice and peace

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WCC encourages Vatican working together for justice and peaceGreetings from the World Council of Churches (WCC) were brought to the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Roman Catholic Church on the Family in the Vatican this week by Rev. Dr Walter Altmann, a Brazilian Lutheran and former Moderator of the WCC Central Committee. He called the Synod a “great and wonderful learning community”.

Synod on the Family: Mercy is not an abandonment of Church teaching

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Synod on the Family: Mercy is not an abandonment of Church teachingAt the end of the first week of the Ordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the Family in Vatican City, Fr. Thomas Rosica, English Media Attaché for the Holy See, joined Fr. Federico Lombardi SJ to summarise the discussions at the daily press briefing. His Eminence Beatitude Baselios Cleemis Thottunkal, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India and head of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, was a guest at the press briefing.