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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
9 December 2005
AMERICA/PANAMA - “We have reflected on the progress of our countries from the pastoral point of view and we find that the social situation continues to deteriorate”: Catholic Bishops of Central American countries stress the need to “build a future of hope”
Panama City (Fides Service) - At the end of their annual assembly held in Panama City 22-25 November the Catholic Bishops of Central America issued a message “Building a Future of Hope” highlighting the lights and s ...
5 December 2005
VATICAN - “It is necessary to announce with new enthusiasm that the Gospel of the family is a path to human and spiritual fulfilment...and to help people realise the intrinsic evil of abortion” Pope Benedict XVI tells presidents of Latin American Bishops’ Commissions for the Family and Life
Vatican City (Fides Service) - Benedict XVI on Saturday 3 December received in audience participants in the meeting of presidents of the Latin American Bishops’ Commissions for the Family and Life. The meeting is being ...
2 December 2005
AMERICA/MEXICO - Mission Exhibition shows and analyses Catholic evangelising activity: PMS traces historical path of mission from Jesus Christ to Pope Benedict XVI
Merida Yucatan (Fides Service) - Among the activities of the 13th national mission congress taking place in Mérida Yucatán, was a Mission Exhibition at Yucatán Siglo XXI Centre. The main objective of the exhibition op ...
1 December 2005
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Formation, idea sharing and mission activity planning: objectives of 32nd assembly of the Pontifical Mission Societies Venezuela
Caracas (Fides Service) - From 21 - 23 November PMS diocesan mission delegates and animators gathered at the offices of the Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference in Caracasfor the 32nd assembly of the Pontifical Mission Soci ...
1 December 2005
AMERICA/CANADA - “it is important to realise that political life is undermined in a democratic nation if those involved are obliged to distance themselves from their own religious beliefs, fundamental convictions and the voice of their conscience” says Permanent Council of Canadian Catholic Bishops
Ottawa (Fides Service) - In a message on the subject ‘Canadians are being called to the polls to elect a new government for our country’ the Catholic Bishops of Canada remind citizens that taking part in elections is ...
30 November 2005
AMERICA/MEXICO - “Double efforts to free humanity of most tragic form of poverty: ignorance of Jesus Christ and of humanity’s vocation and final destiny” Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples message to participants at Mexico’s 13th National Mission Congress
Mérida-Yucatàn (Fides Service) - With an address of welcome by Archbishop Emilio Carlos Berlie Belaunzarán of Yucatán, and a solemn Mass presided by the Archbishop of Mexico City diocese Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carr ...
29 November 2005
AMERICA/MEXICO - Theology Symposium in preparation for 13th National Mission Congress in Mexico focuses on Doctrinal principles of Redemptoris Missio encyclical
Merida -Yucatán (Fides Service) - In preparation for the 13th National Mission Congress in Mexico, 30 November - 3 December, a Theology Symposium on the Encyclical Redemptoris missino was opened yesterday 28 November b ...
29 November 2005
AMERICA/CHILE - Rediscovering marriage as good news, believing in love, self giving and faithfulness : Chilean Bishops issue pastoral letter on “Matrimony and Family, good news for humanity ”
Santiago de Chile (Fides Service) - At the end of its 90th plenary assembly in Punta de Tralca 21 to 25 November, the Chilean Bishops’ Conference issued a Pastoral Letter “Matrimony and Family - Good News for Humani ...
28 November 2005
AMERICA/VENEZUELA “Indigenous leadership in the Christian inter-cultural perspective” focus of 4th National Meeting for Indigenous and Missionaries in Caracas
Caracas (Fides Service) - The 4th National Meeting for Indigenous and Missionaries was held in Caracas from 24 - 26 November. The meeting, held every two years since 1996, is organised by Indigenous Communities and the N ...
28 November 2005
AMERICA/PERU - “AIDS is not only a question of health it is a matter of morals”: Peruvian Bishops statement distributed in parishes in view of World AIDS Day 1 December
Lima (Fides Service) - In view of World AIDS Day December 1 the Catholic Bishops of Peru issued a statement for distribution to every parish in which they express solidarity with people suffering from HIV/AIDS and their ...
25 November 2005
AMERICA/BRAZIL - Catholics in Brazil start traditional national Advent evangelisation campaign: the time has come for the Church in Brazil to move from receiving to giving and to shoulder responsibility for evangelisation in Brazil with its own resources and energies
Brasilia (Fides Service) - “Annuncia Me!” is the slogan of this year’s annual national Advent evangelisation campaign organised by the Church in Brazil. Cardinal Geraldo Majella Agnelo, archbishop of Sao Salvador d ...
24 November 2005
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - El Alto diocese closes first diocesan synod with new Pastoral Plan 2006-2010 fruit of 5 years of study reflection and discussion
El Alto (Fides Service) - Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November, after 5 intense years of reflection, study and discussion, the diocese of El Alto in Bolivia closes its 1st diocesan synod with the presentation of a new Past ...
23 November 2005
AMERICA/EL SALVADOR - The country which bears the same of Christ the Saviour navigates in a sea of violence: Catholic Bishops of El Salvador rally the people “do not be overcome by evil”
San Salvador (Fides Service) - On the feast of Our Lady of Peace patroness of El Salvador the country’s Catholics Bishops issued a Pastoral Letter “Do not be overcome by evil” in which they reflect on the responsib ...
22 November 2005
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - Bishops backed by various lay groups call for a public debate on law to make sexual education compulsory in schools
Buenos Aires (Fides Service) - In the framework of a national debate on a government campaign to render sexual education compulsory in public and private schools and in the face of a possible rapid approval of a law with ...
21 November 2005
AMERICA/MEXICO - “The Church of go and preach is the missionary and martyr Church of the martyrs”: over 50,000 gather in Guadalajara for Beatification of 13 martyrs killed during persecution (10 laymen including an adolescent, and 3 priests)
Guadalajara (Fides Service) - On Sunday 20 November at Jalisco Sports Centre in Guadalajara, there was a solemn Mass with the Beatification of 13 Mexican martyrs: laymen Anacleto Gonzalez Flores, Luis Padilla Gomez, Jorg ...
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