Ivan Cardinal Dias Ivan Cardinal Dias
Function:
Prefect of Propaganda Fidei, Roman Curia
Title:
Cardinal Priest of Spirito Santo alla Ferratella
Birthdate:
Apr 14, 1936
Country:
India
Elevated:
Feb 21, 2001
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Italian Jan 10, 2011
Il cardinale Dias al Giubileo della Chiesa vietnamita: il Papa ama questo nobile popolo
German Jan 11, 2009
Indiens Regierung wird Christen schützen
German Jan 10, 2009
Indien: Kardinal glaubt an Versprechen
Italian Jul 25, 2008
Missione ed evangelizzazione, sfide della Chiesa di oggi
Il porporato interviene alla Conferenza di Lambeth.
English Jul 24, 2008
Lambeth Update: A Catholic Cardinal speaks the Truth in Love
Ivan Cardinal Dias is the kind of leader which the Church needs as we begin this Third Christian Millennium. He spoke the truth in love to our Anglican Friends.
French Jul 24, 2008
Conférence de Lambeth : Intervention du cardinal Ivan Dias
Cité du Vatican, le 24 juillet 2008  - E.S.M. - A la Conférence de Lambeth, le Cardinal Ivan Dias parle des sujets suivants: « Mission, Justice Sociale, Evangélisation » : aujourd’hui, le monde a besoin de personnes qui témoignent de « la beauté de la foi chrétienne, sans hontes et sans compromis ».
Spanish Jul 23, 2008
No podemos ignorar los nuevos horizontes que deben ser iluminados por la luz de Cristo
Intervención del cardenal Dias en la Conferencia de Lambeth, que reúne a los obispos anglicanos cada 10 años.
French May 27, 2008
Bénédiction Apostolique du Cardinal Ivan Dias, au nom du Pape Benoît XVI
Rome, le 27 mai 2008 - E.S.M. - « Que Dieu bénisse la Chine »: Bénédiction Apostolique donnée par le Cardinal Ivan Dias, au nom du Pape Benoît XVI, au terme de la cérémonie pour la Journée de Prière pour l’Église de Chine
English May 25, 2008
Cardinal Dias tells Chinese Catholics the Pope blesses them all, wants to see them united
For the first time official and underground Catholics are gathered together in public in response to a plea by Benedict XVI to pray for the Church in China and its mission. Chinese Catholics from Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan are present at the event. The Martyrs are remembered.
French Apr 30, 2008
Visite Apostolique en Éthiopie et à Djibouti du Cardinal Ivan Dias
Rome, le 30 avril 2008 - E.S.M. - Visite Apostolique en Éthiopie et à Djibouti du Cardinal Ivan Dias, envoyé spécial du Saint-Père Benoît XVI, pour la clôture des Cérémonies et des Célébrations à l’occasion du Nouveau Millénaire Chrétien, qui se termine par le Congrès Eucharistique National
English Dec 13, 2007
Mary Inspires Believers to Fight Evil, Says Cardinal
Papal Envoy Opens Jubilee Year in Lourdes.
Italian Oct 10, 2007
Inaugurazione dell’anno accademico 2007/2008
Omelia di Sua Eminenza Reverendissima il Signor Cardinale Ivan Dias alla celebrazione Eucaristica di inaugurazione dell’anno accademico 2007/2008 della Pontificia Università Urbaniana
Romani 12,9-21 ; Luca 10,25-37.
French Jul 22, 2007
Le Président Dos Santos reçoit le Cardinal catholique
Le Président angolais, José Eduardo dos Santos, à Luanda, le préfet de la Congrégation pour l'Evangélisation des peuples, le Cardinal Ivan Dias, en visite pastorale en Angola, depuis mercredi dernier.
English Jul 18, 2007
Pope`s Envoy Urges Catholic Faithful to Preach the Gospel
The prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, Cardinal Ivan Dias Wednesday in Lubango city urged the Catholic faithful to preach the Gospel mainly to non-Christians and those who for any reason gave up Christianity.
French Jul 17, 2007
Le Chef de l`Etat angolais a reçu le Cardinal Ivan Dias
Le Chef de l`Etat José Eduardo dos Santos recevant en audience le Cardinal Ivan Dias.
English Jul 14, 2007
Top Vatican Official to Make Pastoral Visit
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, Cardinal Ivan Dias, will make a pastoral visit to Angola from 11 to 23 July.
English Jul 13, 2007
Rome Cardinal Transmits Pope's Message to Angolan People
A "cordial and greeting" message from Pope Benedict XVI to the Angolan people, was handed over this Thursday, here, by the prefect of the Congregation's for Peoples Evangelisation, cardinal Ivan Dias, to the acting prime minister, João Baptista Kussumua.
French Jun 11, 2007
Le message de Grignion de Montfort aux prêtres du XXIe s.
« La nouvelle évangélisation, grand défi du nouveau millénaire »
French Mar 13, 2007
« L’évangélisation dans le contexte du pluralisme religieux »
La faculté de Missiologie a 75 ans.
English Feb 20, 2007
Nigeria 'll be great — PONTIF
Catholic Pontiff, Pope Benedict XVI yesterday hailed Nigeria’s acceptance of Christian evangelism saying the country had the potentials and ability to provide leadership in the much needed missionaries of the world.
Spanish Jan 27, 2007
Mensaje a los niños de España del cardenal Ivan Dias, prefecto de la Congregación para la Evangelización de los Pueblos
Queridos niños y niñas,

Estoy muy contento de saber que el próximo día 28 de enero celebraréis la Jornada Nacional de la Infancia Misionera, con el lema «Ponte en camino… eres misionero».
German Dec 05, 2006
Der heilige Franz Xaver, Vorbild für die Mission
Der Präfekt der Kongregation für die Evangelisierung der Völker, Kardinal Ivan Dias, bekräftigte am ersten Adventsonntag, dass der heilige Franz Xaver ein leuchtendes Vorbild für den modernen Missionar sei.
French Nov 17, 2006
« La formation missionnaire, priorité des priorités »
Premier congrès missionnaire d’Afrique occidentale
Italian Nov 01, 2006
Il Cardinal Dias propone all’Università Urbaniana di “vivere alla scuola dell'unico maestro”
Presiedendo la Messa di invocazione dello Spirito Santo all’inaugurazione dell’anno accademico
Italian Sept 16, 2006
Il dialogo interreligioso non sia interpretato come il nuovo credo relavitistico
Cosi’ il cardinale Ivan Dias, all’apertura di un seminario per nuovi vescovi ordinati in Paesi di missione
English Jul 03, 2006
Cardinal Dias Has High Hopes for India
Urges Believers to Ensure Country's Spiritual Growth
Spanish Jul 03, 2006
El cardenal Dias se despide de la India desvelándole claves de auténtico crecimiento
Nombrado prefecto del dicasterio misionero, se traslada a Roma
English Jul 01, 2006
Cardinal Dias Leaves Bombay for New Vatican Post
India has the potential to develop into a spiritual and economic powerhouse, according to the Holy See’s head of Evangelisation.
English Jun 28, 2006
Cardinal calls for more thrust on inter-religious dialogue
Cardinal Ivan Dias, archbishop of Mumbai, who takes on a coveted office in the Vatican today, stressed that the health, educational and social projects of the Catholic Church in India had "no ulterior motives of conversions".
English Jun 27, 2006
Bombay catholics remember pastoral leadership of Cardinal Dias
With prayers and best wishes, Catholics of Bombay archdiocese said farewell to Cardinal Ivan Dias, who goes to Rome on June 26 evening to head the Vatican's Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
English Jun 27, 2006
Church has no ulterior motives of conversion: Cardinal Dias
Cardinal Ivan Dias, archbishop of Mumbai, who takes on a coveted office in the Vatican on Tuesday, stressed that all the health, educational and social projects of the Catholic Church in India had 'no ulterior motives of conversions'.
English Jun 24, 2006
In curial shift, pope names Indian cardinal as evangelization congregation head
Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Cardinal Ivan Dias of Bombay as prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, one of the top posts within the Roman Curia.
English Jun 24, 2006
Reshuffle continues at Roman Curia
Pope Benedict has named Mumbai's Cardinal Ivan Dias as Prefect of the Congregation for Evangelisation, making him the first Asian to head the top Vatican office.
Italian Jun 14, 2006
Il Cardinal Dias risponde a quanti criticano la difesa del Papa della libertà religiosa in India
Nominato di recente Prefetto della Congregazione vaticana per l’Evangelizzazione dei Popoli, il Cardinale indiano Ivan Dias ha risposto alle critiche rivolte da un “piccolo gruppo politico-religioso” del suo Paese a Benedetto XVI per il suo rifiuto delle leggi contrarie alla libertà religiosa.
English Jun 14, 2006
As Christ's Vicar On Earth, Pope Is Fully Competent To Speak On Religious Freedom
Responding to a spate of responses to Pope Benedict XVI's recent remarks on freedom of religion in India, the newly appointed head of Vatican’s Congregation for Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Ivan Dias asserts - as Christ's Vicar on earth, Pope is fully competent to speak on the issue.
French Jun 14, 2006
La nomination du card. Dias preuve de la considération du pape pour l’Asie
En Asie, la nomination du cardinal Dias à la tête d’un important dicastère du Saint-Siège a été accueillie comme la manifestation de la considération du pape pour le continent asiatique, souligne « Eglises d’Asie », l’agence des missions étrangères de Paris (eglasie.mepasie.org, N. 442).
German May 29, 2006
Der nächste Schritt in der Kurienreform
Papst Benedikt XVI. hat heute einen als konservativ geltenden indischen Kardinal mit dem mächtigen Amt des Präfekten der Missionskongregation betraut. Der Vorgänger im Amt wird Diözesanbischof.
Spanish May 29, 2006
Cardenal Dias es el nuevo Prefecto de la Congregación para la Evangelización de los Pueblos
El Papa Benedicto XVI nombró hoy Prefecto de la Congregación para la Evangelización de los Pueblos al Arzobispo de Bombay (India), Cardenal Ivan Dias, en reemplazo del Cardenal Crescenzio Sepe, quien ha sido nominado Arzobispo de Nápoles.
English May 29, 2006
Pope reshuffles Curia, gives senior post to India's Cardinal Dias
Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday appointed the archbishop of Mumbai, Cardinal Ivan Dias, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, according to the Vatican.
English May 29, 2006
Cardinal Dias explains Pope's remarks
Pope Benedict XVI's comments last week on conversion and religious freedom in India have turned out to be controversial.
Italian May 29, 2006
Card. Dias replica ai fondamentalisti: “La conversione di un uomo riguarda lui e Dio”
Il porporato, in un documento ufficiale, approfitta della polemica che il Bjp ha scatenato, criticando il Papa, per rispondere in quattro punti alle accuse mosse da anni contro la Chiesa cattolica, “piccola minoranza che opera per il bene dell’India, di cui è orgogliosa di fare parte”.
Spanish May 29, 2006
El cardenal Dias responde a los que critican la defensa del Papa de la libertad religiosa en La India
Recién nombrado prefecto de la Congregación vaticana para la Evangelización de los Pueblos, el cardenal indio Ivan Dias ha respondido a las críticas de una «pequeña fracción político-religiosa» de su país lanzadas a Benedicto XVI por su rechazo a las leyes contrarias a la libertad religiosa.
English May 29, 2006
Christians In India Hail Cardinal Dias' Vatican Appointment
The appointment of Cardinal Ivan Dias of Bombay as the head of a Vatican congregation is a recognition of Asian culture and leadership, according to Church leaders and others in India.
French May 27, 2006
«L’heure de l’Asie a sonné pour l’Église»
Pour veiller à Rome sur les pays de mission, Benoît XVI a choisi l’archevêque de Bombay, excellent connaisseur de la curie et de l’Église universelle
Spanish May 27, 2006
Col cardinale Dias, Benedetto XVI ''investe'' in Cinindia
La nomina del cardinale indiano Ivan Dias titolare di Bombay come nuovo "papa rosso" o prefetto del dicastero vaticano delle missioni ''Propaganda Fidei ''dimostra che anche Benedetto XVI vuole "investire" in Cinindia: quest'ultima nuova parola è il titolo di un libro fresco di stampa di Federico Rampini, brillante corrispondente da Pechino per "La Repubblica" e che segnala l'emergere di un agglomerato commerciale, culturale e strategico, destinato a pesare sempre di più nell' era del dopo Muro di Berlino.
German Feb 11, 2006
Indischer Kardinal verurteilt Übergriffe auf Katholiken
Ein Bischof und drei Priester wurden mit Steinen beworfen. „Es war eine barbarische Tat“, sagte Ivan Kardinal Dias.
English Oct 03, 2005
Card. Ivan Dias
From worldwide Vatican diplomacy to pastor-in-chief in Mumbai (Bombay). This is the path which was taken by Cardinal Ivan Dias, who today leads one of the largest dioceses in the world—10,000 Km2, 14.6 million residents, including 550,000 Catholics. His Episcopal motto consists of one word: “Servus”, that is, “servant”.
English Jul 15, 2005
Dress code for Mumbai churchgoers
Cardinal Dias says skimpy clothing is unbecoming of church dignity. Miniskirts, tight outfits and plunging necklines are inappropriate for Sunday Mass, the Catholic Church in the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) says.
English Apr 16, 2005
Indian cardinal emerging as stronger contender to be the next Pope
The Catholic community in Mumbai believes that Cardinal Ivan Dias who is one of the probables in the race for Papacy, would make history, if elected, as he would be the first one from Asia to grace the seat that has been the fount of 2005 years of Christianity.
English Apr 15, 2005
Conservative Indian cardinal in race for papacy
New Delhi: Indian Cardinal Ivan Dias, known to toe the line of the late Pope John Paul II on homosexuality, birth control and the role of missionaries, is among the top contenders in the race to be the next pope.
Spanish Apr 15, 2005
El cardenal Días, un favorito del cónclave, diplomático conservador
El cardenal Iván Días, de 68 años, arzobispo de Bombay, que figura entre los favoritos del cónclave para suceder a Juan Pablo II, es un diplomático conservador e influyente del vaticano, fiel a las ideas del Papa fallecido sobre homosexualidad, aborto o contracepción.
English Apr 13, 2005
Our cardinal in the Vatican
68-year old Cardinal Ivan Dias is one of the contenders for ‘Shepherd of the Catholic Church’. His friends call him a ‘sweet holy guy’
English Apr 12, 2005
'I am upset at the media hype'
Dr Olaf Dias, younger brother of Cardinal Ivan Dias, is upset. “Though I hate publicity, I’m forced to speak as the unwarranted media hype about my brother is upsetting me.”
English Apr 12, 2005
Could next pope be a Mumbaiite?
Mumbai’s Archbishop Ivan Dias may be among the contenders, for the post of the next pope, if strong speculation by church-going communities is, anything to go by.
English Apr 12, 2005
A conference on depression
An Anglo-Saxon evaluation of the Nov. 13-15 depression conference, therefore, might focus on the fact that it produced no discernible “result.” From the Roman perspective, on the other hand, that was never the point.
French Apr 12, 2005
Ivan Dias, archevêque de Bombay
Ivan Dias, archevêque de Bombay, 68 ans, est né en 1936 à Bombay. Sa promotion dans la liste des papabili est récente et rapide. Il réunit toutes les qualités attendues d'un prochain pape non européen : il vient d'un continent dont Jean Paul II a dit, en novembre 1999, qu'il serait celui du "troisième millénaire" du christianisme et il a une expérience ancienne et concrète du gouvernement de l'Eglise.
English Apr 12, 2005
Variety of experience gives cardinal from India high profile
Experience as an archbishop, as a Vatican diplomat and in the Roman Curia gave Indian Cardinal Ivan Dias of Mumbai a high profile in the College of Cardinals at the end of Pope John Paul II's pontificate.
English Apr 12, 2005
«She made visible the face of Jesus»
Thus Indian Cardinal Ivan Dias sums up the work of Mother Teresa. The Archbishop of Bombay also speaks of the Catholic Church in India, of relations with the state and with other religions.
English Apr 12, 2005
A brown Pope? The long odds on Bombay's Cardinal Dias
With the passing of the Pontiff, there is an outside possibility that the next Pope will be Bombay's Cardinal Ivan Dias. As with the Olympics, the Indian is the long shot. According to the Associated Press, bookies have listed the odds as 16:1 against him; the only online betting agency I can find gives the odds at 47:1 right now.
German Apr 05, 2005
Heute werden Christen verfolgt, doch die Zukunft gehört uns
Interview mit Kardinal Ivan Dias von Bombay
German Apr 05, 2005
Sie hat das Antlitz Jesu sichtbar werden lassen“
So faßt der indische Kardinal Ivan Dias das Werk Mutter Teresas zusammen. Der Erzbischof von Bombay äußert sich auch zur katholischen Kirche in Indien, der Beziehung zum Staat und zu den anderen Religionen.
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