The Pontifical Mission Societies in Slovakia

The Pontifical Mission Societies in Slovakia

Pontifical Mission Societies are the central organization of the Catholic Church, which takes care of the growth and development of the entire missionary church. It develops a missionary spirit in the faithful and organizes financial assistance for foreign missions. Pontifical Mission Societies operate in more than 140 countries around the world.

  • We teach people to manage their missions effectively, we lead them to respect for human dignity, solidarity and tolerance;
  • We support about 44,000 schools, 5,500 hospitals and other social facilities;
  • We help catechists, we provide funds for the construction and repair of church buildings or pastoral facilities, we support the activities of the Catholic media;
  • We care for more than 3 million poor children, orphans and the elderly every year, supporting nearly 70,000 theologians in 754 missionary seminaries and 2,000 new priests.

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