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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
26 May 2004
AMERICA/PERU - The Rosary, nourishment for evangelising mission. “Instead of speeches and explanations of spiritual themes people need to experience the living God and this is only possible through prayer ” says Bishop of Chosica.
Lima (Fides Service) - The Rosary is “nourishment for the Church’s evangelising mission” because it its from and contents it offers the praying person to experience the presence of God, Contemplating the life, deat ...
26 May 2004
AMERICA - At least 300 killed and hundreds missing in floods raging through Dominican Republic and Haiti
Rome (Fides Service) - According to the community of Camillian Brothers in Haiti, at least 300 people were killed in violent floods in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, two countries which share the Caribbean island of ...
22 May 2004
AMERICA/PERU - Bishops’ Solidarity Campaign 2004 focuses on tragedy of adolescent mothers: 13% of girls aged 15 to 19 are already mothers or are expecting their first baby.
Lima (Fides Service) - According to ENDES, Peru’s National Demographic and Health Survey 2000, 13% of girls aged 15 to 19 in Peru already have a child or are expecting one. In view of this concerning situation the Cath ...
22 May 2004
AMERICA/UNITED STATES - Torture: American society in a moral dilemma
Rome (Fides Service) - On May 17, John Bolton, US under-secretary of State for control of arms and international security, gave a press conference to US and Italian journalists at the American Embassy in Rome. Fides was ...
21 May 2004
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - “Transformed by the Cross we proclaim Jesus”: Catechesis in preparation for national Missionary Childhood Day
Bogota (Fides Service) - “The Cross of Jesus turned our poverty into wealth, our littleness into greatness, our self-giving into salvation”: this statement comes from a booklet ““Transformed by the Cross we procl ...
19 May 2004
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - “We will make our parish missionary”: 23 May opens year of preparation for National Mission Congress called by Bishops Conference for May 2005
Guatemala City (Fides) - After having the joy of hosting the Second Mission Congress Missionario (CAM 2), held in Guatemala City in November 2003, the Bishops of Guatemala decided to hold, as a first fruit of that major ...
18 May 2004
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - “We not only want to be a nation, we need to be a nation whose identity is passion for truth and commitment for the common good ” the Bishops say after plenary assembly of the Bishops’ Conference
Buenos Aires (Fides Service) - At the end of their 87th plenary assembly during which they addressed various problems relative to the present situation in Argentina and the pastoral challenges posed to the Church by th ...
14 May 2004
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - “One of our greatest concerns is the situation of violence insecurity in which our people have to live ” says Catholic Bishops’ Conference
Guatemala City (Fides Service) - The Catholic Bishops of Guatemala have voiced deep concern for the situation of violence and insecurity with which the people have to contend every day and the crisis in values which is t ...
7 May 2004
AMERICA/UNITED STATES - According to the fifth annual State of the World’s Mothers report issued by Save the Children one million babies and 70,000 adolescent mothers die every year in developing countries
Rome (Fides Service) - Pregnancy and childbirth in adolescence are often the cause of death in developing countries. The fifth annual State of the World’s Mothers report issued by Save the Children, a leading U.S.-base ...
6 May 2004
AMERICA/USA - “I will put up a fight if anyone tries to remove the Crucifix from classrooms” says Imam Yahya Hendi, Muslim chaplain of Georgetown University
Rome (Fides Service)- “I am convinced that the Cross is an important religious symbol for all people. And I would object to the cross being removed from classrooms at Georgetown University”. This statement was made y ...
6 May 2004
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - “Poverty is still a major problem in our country” say Catholic Bishops of Bolivia: “the majority of the population experiences poverty which in many cases is extreme”.
Cochabamba (Fides Service) - A message to denounce the suffering afflicting the people of Bolivia but at the same time to restore hope to a nation on the brink of desperation seeing no sign of a better future: this was t ...
5 May 2004
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - The Catholic Church in Venezuela to open National Office for people whose human rights are violated
Rome (Fides Service) - The Archbishop of Coro, Archbishop Roberto Lückert, has said the Church will take an important role to address violation of human rights in the country and announced the institution of a National ...
4 May 2004
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - New Central American Commission for Missions COMCAM will nurture missionary spirit and support Central America’s four ad gentes mission programmes
Guatemala City (Fides Service) - Participants at a Central American Mission Meeting held recently in Guatemala City, approved the setting up of a Central American Missions Commission COMCAM, whose main task will be to nu ...
4 May 2004
AMERICA/PERU - The Peruvian Embassy to the Holy See signs an agreement with the Federation of Catholic Organisations of International Voluntary Service (FOCSIV)
Rome (Fides Service) - The Peruvian Embassy to the Holy See has signed an agreement with the Italian Federation of Catholic Organisations of International Voluntary Service (FOCSIV). FOCSIV is one of the main federation ...
30 April 2004
AMERICA/MEXICO - “To promote new evangelisation it is necessary to be open to pastoral conversion which requires a change of mindset, attitudes… and persevering docility to the Spirit who changes hearts” say Catholic Bishops of Mexico in a Message
Mexico City (Fides Service) - During their 77th plenary assembly the Catholic Bishops of Mexico, reflected on how to live, as a Bishops’ Conference, the calling to holiness, pastoral conversion and spirituality of comm ...
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