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The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated

The Carmelite nuns of Kananga-Malole, evacuated

For more than a year in the region of Kananga (Democratic Republic of the Congo) there have been clashes between members of the ethnic tribal majority and the central government of Kinshasa, resulting in the death of the local leader Kamuina Nsapu. Having been declared in rebellion, his militia continue […]

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The Teresianum periodical is online

The Teresianum periodical is online

The website of the Teresianum now offers a new tool developed under the supervision of the director of its periodical, Teresianum, Father Christof Betschart, ocd. It allows the user to access and consult all the articles published in the periodical since its first edition in 1947 until 2014. Specifically, it […]

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Cause for canonization of Sister Lucy of Fatima

Cause for canonization of Sister Lucy of Fatima

On the coming 13th of February, the diocese of Coimbra in Portugal will conclude the diocesan section of the process for canonization of Sister Lucy Dos Santos, a Discalced Carmelite nun and one of the three Fatima visionaries. The Cause will now begin to be analyzed in the Vatican by […]

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Church personality of the year in Nicaragua

Church personality of the year in Nicaragua

From the on-line Spanish religious periodical “Religión Digital”, we learnt of the news that our brother, Monsignor José Silvio Baéz Ortega, OCD, auxiliary bishop in Managua has been nominated Church personality for 2016 in his country of Nicaragua. He has been awarded this distinction for his constant, evangelical condemnations of […]

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Father General visits Latin America

Father General visits Latin America

On Saturday, January 7th, Father General left Rome heading for São Paulo, Brazil, to participate in the Chapter of the Province of Southeastern Brazil. The Chapter was celebrated from January 9th through 13th in São Roque. He was also able to meet with the Council of Associations of Brazil’s Discalced […]

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Death of Fr Giuseppe Caviglia, ocd

Death of Fr Giuseppe Caviglia, ocd

Recently, on the 16th January, Fr Giuseppe (Francisco) Caviglia, Discalced Carmelite, died in the San Vito hospital of Turin. He was a member of the Saint Teresa community in the same city. He had been suffering from a grave tumor of the liver. A member of the Genoa Province, Fr […]

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Letter from our nuns in Aleppo

Letter from our nuns in Aleppo

As you can imagine, it was with great joy that the General Curia received a letter sent to Fr General on 21st December from our nuns in Aleppo. We published the complete letter in French and Spanish on our social networks on the 27th of the same month. In it […]

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New Discalced Carmelite Bishop

New Discalced Carmelite Bishop

On 20th December, 2016, Pope Francis appointed as Bishop of the Lismore diocese, in Australia, our brother Fr Gregory Homeming who, since 2014, has been Regional Vicar of that area of jurisdiction, which is dependent on the Anglo-Irish province. Fr Greg, as he is familiarly known amongst us, also fulfilled […]

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A new community in Egypt

A new community in Egypt

The General Delegation of Egypt has established a new presence in Alexandria, that city which resonates so much in Christian history. Present in Egypt for 90 years, the Teresian Carmel is exploring new growth because of the vocations the Lord is blessing us with in those lands. There are already […]

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