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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
22 January 2007
AMERICA/ DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - "Catholics must realise that the reception of all three of the Sacraments of Christian Initiation is necessary for the life of the Lord’s disciples”: Bishops’ Pastoral Letter on the occasion of the Feast of the national Patron Saint, Our Lady of Altagracia
Santo Domingo (Agenzia Fides) - “The Sacraments of Christian Initiation” are the subject of a Pastoral Letter issued by the Bishops of the Dominican Republic on the occasion of the feast of the National Patron Saint ...
20 January 2007
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - “Towards an America integrated through Education”: Inter-American Catholic Education Congress 5 -10 February
Buenos Aires (Agenzia Fides) - The Inter-American Catholic Education Confederation and CONSUDEC Superior Education Council have organised the 21st Inter-American Catholic Education Congress 5 -10 February together with ...
19 January 2007
AMERICA/UNITED STATES - “Forming Disciples....Building One Church” is the theme for the 2007 Collection for the Church in Latin America to support pastoral care in 22 countries
Washington (Agenzia Fides) - “Forming Disciples, Building One Church” is the theme of the 2007 Collection for the Church in Latin America taken in most Catholic parishes in the United States during the last weekend o ...
19 January 2007
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Bishops’ go ahead for 3rd National Mission Congress 26 - 30 March 2008: increasing Catholics’ awareness of the call to mission
Caracas (Agenzia Fides) - The Church in Venezuela will hold its 3rd National Mission Congress in 2008. The proposal, advanced by the Pontifical Mission Societies national office and the National Mission Council, was appr ...
18 January 2007
AMERICA/PERU - “Flame of Evangelisation” tours dioceses to prompt spiritual renewal carrying the light of Christ to all the dioceses so that each person may feel renewed and become the light of Christ in the family, in the parish, in society.
Huancayo (Agenzia Fides) - The "Flame of Evangelisation", symbol of the light of Christ, continues its pilgrimage across Peru. The initiative is part of Itinerant Olympics organised by the Family Catechesis Movement as a ...
17 January 2007
AMERICA/MEXICO - CELAM 5 will be a splendid opportunity to “renew our efforts so that evangelisation may truly be Good News for million of people who live in this part of the world": Message from Bishops of Acapulco
Acapulco (Agenzia Fides) - In a recent pastoral statement while lamenting a "situation of violence and bloodshed in the states of Guerrero and Michoacán, with murders, kidnapping, acts of retaliation, drug trafficking a ...
16 January 2007
AMERICA/PERU - Record number of 273,021 Bibles distributed throughout Peru in 2006 compared to 253,916 in 2005
Lima (Agenzia Fides) - Once again in 2006 the Peruvian Bible Society distributed a record number of 273.021 Bibles even more than the high number of 253.916 copies given out in 2005. The Bible is the world’s the most ...
16 January 2007
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - “Much remains to be done to proclaim Jesus in every home and to let the Gospel transform the country”: 3rd national Lenten Campaign to support the Church in her evangelising mission
Buenos Aires (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Bishops of Argentina have urged Catholics to take part in the 3rd National Church Support Campaign. In a Pastoral letter the Bishops write “We as the Church achieve much. We ...
15 January 2007
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Bishops proclaim principles of the Gospel and the Magisterium and denounce decisions and measures contrary to the common good: statement at the end of 87th Conference Assembly
Caracas (Agenzia Fides) - “Time for dialogue and building together " is the title of a statement issued by the Catholic Bishops of Venezuela at the end of the 87th assembly of the Bishops’ Conference in Caracas last ...
12 January 2007
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - “I ask you in God’s name to stop fighting among brothers”: Archbishop of Cochabamba appeals for prayers after serious clashes in which 2 died and 70 were injured
Cochabamba (Fides Service) - “My words have no power to solve such a serious problem as the one we are living. But I would ask you in the name of God to stop fighting among brothers. Confrontation leads to nothing beca ...
11 January 2007
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - Bishops encourage dialogue to settle disagreements and avoid violence “which only breeds more violence”
Cochabamba (Fides Service) - "Dialogue is the only way to solve conflict. Violence only breeds more violence and deplorable results causing offence and damage" said Archbishop Tito Solari of Cochabamba at a press confere ...
10 January 2007
AMERICA/PERU - First National Meeting for Italian missionaries in Peru 15 to 18 January will deepen missionary spirituality and build bonds of reciprocal knowledge and brotherhood
Lima (Agenzia Fides) - Lima will host the First National Meeting for Italian missionaries in Peru from 15 to 18 January, Fides was informed by executive secretary of the meeting Fr. Ambrogio Cortesi. The meeting, to be ...
10 January 2007
AMERICA/CHILE - 4th National Mission: Catholic university and high school students bear witness to Christ in 58 different areas of the country
Santiago (Fides Service) - Once again this year Catholic university students and high school pupils in Chile are spending part of their three month Summer holidays on mission in various parts of the country as part of th ...
9 January 2007
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Application of Plenary Council, CELAM 5, democracy, constitutional reform, corruption and violence: issue addressed by Bishops’ Conference president during 87th assembly
Caracas (Agenzia Fides) - In his opening address at the 87th of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Venezuela, CEV, Conference President Bishop Ubaldo Santana presented a panorama of the Church and the nation starting ...
8 January 2007
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - In New Year Message Catholic bishops urge all Bolivians of good will to work tirelessly to promote peace and to defend the human person and inalienable human rights
La Paz (Fides Service) - Pope Benedict XVI’s Message for World Day of Peace 2007 was the subject of a New Year Message addressed by the Catholic Bishops of Bolivia to all Bolivians. The Message was signed by the Bisho ...
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