Stephen Fumio Cardinal Hamao † Stephen Fumio Cardinal Hamao †
Function:
President of Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples, Roman Curia
Title:
Cardinal Deacon of St. John Bosco in Via Tuscolana
Birthdate:
Mar 09, 1930
Country:
Japan
Elevated:
Oct 21, 2003
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Spanish Nov 11, 2007
Un pequeño rebaño en Asia
El cardenal católico japonés Stephen Fumio Hamao ha fallecido en el Cancer Institute Hospital de la Fundación Japonesa para la Investigación del Cáncer en Tokio, a los 77 años, víctima de un cáncer de pulmón, según ha informado la Conferencia de Obispos católicos de Japón.
French Nov 11, 2007
Décès du cardinal japonais Fumio Hamao
Le cardinal japonais Fumio Hamao est décédé le 8 novembre à Tokyo à l’âge de 77 ans. Benoît XVI a qualifié celui qui fut président du Conseil pontifical pour les migrants et les personnes en déplacement de 1998 à 2006 de "témoin dévoué de l’Evangile", dans un télégramme à l'archevêque de Yokohama. Le pape a souligné le "vif soucis des pauvres" de Fumio Hamao, archevêque de Yokohama de 1980 à 1998.
English Nov 09, 2007
Japanese cardinal, retired president of migrants' council, dies at 77
Japanese Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, retired president of the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Travelers, died Nov. 8 in Tokyo at the age of 77.
English Nov 09, 2007
Japanese Cardinal Hamao dead at 77
Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, the former president of the Pontifical Council for Migrants, died in Tokyo on November 8 at the age of 77.
German Nov 09, 2007
Benedikt XVI. würdigt Kardinal Hamao, einen „stolzen Sohn des japanischen Volkes“
Beileidstelegramme an den Bischof von Yokohama und die Schwester des Verstorbenen.
Italian Nov 09, 2007
È morto a 77 anni il cardinale giapponese Hamao
Con concistoro di 24 novembre diventeranno 120 cardinali elettori.
English Jul 21, 2007
UCAN Interview - FABC Human Development Pioneer Cites Cardinals' Work, Interfaith Partnerships Among Federation's Gains
Retired Bishop Julio Xavier Labayen, former head of the FABC Office of Human Development, names Japanese Cardinals Peter Seiichi Shirayanagi and Stephen Fumio Hamao among Asians working zealously for human development.
English Apr 29, 2007
Curia, College of Cardinals too European, needs more internationalization
According to Japanese Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, Pope Benedict XVI should appoint more Asians and Africans to the Roman Curia and the College of Cardinals, so as to further internationalize both bodies.
French Apr 23, 2007
Le cardinal Hamao souhaite une curie romaine plus ouverte
Avec plus de visages venus d’Afrique et d’Asie.
English Apr 11, 2007
Pope to approve beatification decree for Japanese martyrs
Japan's cardinal in Rome anticipates Pope Benedict XVI will soon approve a decree for the beatification of 188 Japanese martyrs, and he expects the ceremony will take place in Japan, probably in November.
English Apr 27, 2006
After 8 years as Vatican official, Japanese cardinal calls for changes
Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, who headed a Vatican office for eight years, is advocating a review of criteria for the appointment of bishops in Asia and Africa, as well as a change in church approaches to dialogue with other religions, and greater internationalization of the College of Cardinals.
Italian Mar 22, 2006
Gratitudine della Fondazione Migrantes per il Presidente uscente, il Cardinale Stephen Fumio Hamao
Migranti press riporta una nota apparsa sull’Osservatore Romano di domenica 12 marzo.
Spanish Mar 04, 2006
El Vaticano presenta un documento en el que pide mayor solidaridad con el pueblo gitano
El Vaticano presentó hoy un documento denominado 'Orientaciones para la pastoral de los gitanos' en el que pide a la Iglesia y a los católicos que expresen una mayor solidaridad con estas poblaciones nómadas.
Italian Jan 27, 2006
Il Cardinal Hamao arriva in Perù seguendo le orme degli antichi giapponesi
Il Cardinale giapponese Stephen Fumio Hamao, Presidente del Pontificio Consiglio della Pastorale per i Migranti e gli Itineranti, visiterà il Perù dal 21 al 28 gennaio seguendo le orme dei suoi antenati giapponesi.
French Jun 25, 2005
La prostitution, outrage à la dignité humaine : congrès au Vatican
Le trafic des êtres humains et la prostitution constituent un « outrage à la dignité humaine » et l’Eglise est appelée à « défendre les droits des femmes avec force », déclare le cardinal japonais, Stephen Fumio Hamao, en ouvrant ce matin, en ce premier jour d’un congrès organisé par le dicastère qu’il préside, le conseil pontifical pour les Migrants et les personnes en déplacement.
Italian Apr 17, 2005
A fianco dei migranti, nuova frontiera della missione in Asia
Il suo impegno pastorale è ispirato all’invito lanciato da Giovanni Paolo II di rendere la parrocchia “casa per tutti”.
English Apr 17, 2005
God Grabbed me and made me a Bishop
He confesses to a natural laziness, but says God does not let him get away with it. "I prefer standing in the back", he said of his nomination to the College, but "God grabbed me and made me a bishop.
German Nov 29, 2004
Neuer Kurienkardinal fordert neues Konzil
Der jüngst ernannte japanische Kurienkardial Stephen Fumio Hamao (73) hat ein neues Konzil für die katholische Kirche gefordert.
English Oct 18, 2004
The Risk of Losing the Truth of the Minorities
A world accustomed to majority rule could run the "risk of losing with it the truth of the minorities," warns a cardinal. Cardinal Hamao delivers Homily Before 1 Million in Guadalajara.
English Oct 04, 2004
Catechism, Western Theology too Far Removed from Japanese Culture
Cardinal Stephen Fumio Hamao, the president of the Pontifical Council for Migrants, believes that the Church in Asia is "excessively Westernized," and argues that local bishops should be given greater freedom "to adapt to the country's culture."
French Oct 04, 2004
Le prochain pape
Le nouveau cardinal japonais, Stephen Fumio Hamao, président du Conseil pontifical pour la pastorale des migrants et des itinérants, s’est exprimé dans Eglises d’Asie, l’agence des Missions étrangères de Paris, un entretien repris par Zenit, le 26 novembre.
English Sept 15, 2004
Japan´s Cardinal Hamao discusses pope´s health, conclave
Cardinal Hamao asserted, "The Roman Curia is there to serve the local Churches, not to instruct them or criticize them. We must encourage the local Churches, listen to them, listen to their problems, and help them in their difficulties. That should be the attitude of the Roman Curia, and that should be the attitude of the Holy Father."
English Sept 15, 2004
Synods of Bishops Resolve Nothing Only Produce Repetitions
The bishops make proposals at the synods, and the Holy Father gives an apostolic exhortation, but nothing is decided.
English Sept 12, 2004
Archbishop Hamao Signs Petition Calling for a New Council
Cardinal Arns and a top Vatican official are among signatories of a petition calling for a new ecumenical council for the Catholic Church.
Italian Sept 09, 2004
Maggiore autonomia per le Chiese locali
“Noi della Curia romana dovremmo avere maggiore ascolto e rispetto per le Chiese locali”.
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