H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj
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Pastoral Letter (2014-2015)

Pastoral Letter: YEAR OF THE CHURCH - II
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On the Mission Trail with H.L. Bishop Camillo Ballin, mccj


Journal: Oasis

The Journal: OASIS seeks to facilitate understanding and dialogue and minimize conflicts between people of different ethnicities, cultures and religions...

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Quotes of the Saints

We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.

-St. Francis of Assisi
Bahrain  |  Kuwait  |  Qatar

S E A S O N   O F   A D V E N T
Celebrating Jesus, the Light of the World!
"I have come as Light into the world, that whoever believes in me
may not remain in darkness." John 12:46
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Homilies of the Apostolic Nuncio, His Grace Archbishop Petar Rajič
Homilies in French by Père Francis

Vicariate News & Events Global Catholic News

Bishop's Office, Oct 6, 2014
Statement of the Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions (CELRA)

The annual meeting of The Conference of Latin Bishops of the Arab Regions was held from September 30 to October 4, 2014 at Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), with the participation of Bishops from the Arabian Peninsula, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Cyprus, Djibouti and Somalia. The Bishops studied and discussed three themes: Peace and Reconciliation, Migration, and Family. A communiqué was released at the end of the meeting. [Click here to learn more...]

Apostolic Nunciature, Sep 10, 2014
New Appointment

We welcome Msgr. Andriy Maksymovych, the new Deputy and Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Kuwait. Please click here for Msgr. Andriy's biography

Apostolic Nunciature, Sep 10, 2014
Farewell to to Msgr. Ionut Paul Strejac

We bid farewell to Msgr. Ionut Paul Strejac, Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature (from July 2011 to July 2014) and wish him the very best in his next appointment.

Bishop's Office, Sep 2, 2014
Clergy Appointment (Kuwait)

We welcome Fr. Xavier Marian D'Souza, OFM Cap. to our Vicariate. He has been assigned to Our Lady of Arabia Parish, Ahmadi.
Fr. Xavier's Biography

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"Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice" awarded to Mr. Lawrence D'Souza and Mr. Valerian D'sa
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December is dedicated to
the Immaculate Conception

The Immaculate ConceptionTrue beauty is yours, O Mary! The stain of original sin has never marred you!
The Immaculate Conception is a Catholic dogma which states that the Blessed Virgin Mary, at the time of her own conception, was preserved from the stain of original sin by singular privilege and grace granted by God. This dogma was defined by Pope Pius IX in his constitution "Ineffabilis Deus".

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