Fr. Vendramin, late PIME Missionary in Cambodia

Fr. Vendramin, the first PIME Missionary in Phnom Penh after Pol Pot

By AsiaNews In 1990, Mother Teresa’s nuns asked him to stay with them to celebrate Mass. The PIME Missionary, as soon as he arrived he wrote, “The whole of Cambodia has been reduced to a forced labor camp.” For 30 years, he accompanied the rebirth of the small local Church. The Catholic Church of Cambodia […]

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PIME Mourns Fr. Nelson

Father Nelson Meshian, a young Indian PIME Missionary, died this past Sunday in India. Just as he was preparing to leave for Brazil in 2013, he discovered he had a brain tumor. His life was committed to the mission, within his suffering from a serious illness. PIME mourns the death of one of its young […]

Bishop Vijay blesses faithful in the Srikakulam Diocese.

Coronavirus in Rural India

By Giorgio Bernardelli  Where are the thousands of rural, Indian migrants forced to leave the city because of the lockdown? Bishop Vijay Rayarala, PIME Missionary and Bishop of the Diocese of Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh, India, explains the situation. “There are families from our parishes who arrived here on foot after having traveled thousands of […]