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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
9 February 2005
AMERICA/ECUADOR - Minute of Mission radio ‘pill’ of missionary animation produced by Pontifical Mission Societies in Ecuador informs, forms and animates
Quito (Fides Service)- Minute of Mission is a ‘radio pill’ lasting 60 seconds containing a brief, accurate and incisive message on the activities of the Church with testimonials from Ecuadorian missionaries ad gentes ...
8 February 2005
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - National Youth Day on the theme “We have come to adore Him”, in preparation for World Youth Day in Germany
Caracas (Fides Service) - The Church in Venezuela will celebrate the 2nd National Youth Day on 13 February, David Miguel Gonzalez, executive director of department for youth and university pastoral of the Venezuelan Bis ...
8 February 2005
AMERICA/ECUADOR - “Migration and development”: Andes-Hispanic Symposium 14-17 February in Quito on migration and ensuing pastoral challenges facing the Church
Quito (Fides Service) - Migration and Development is the theme of an Andes-Hispanic Symposium, 14-17 February in Quito, organised by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ecuador, Caritas Spain, Migration and co-developm ...
8 February 2005
AMERICA/BRAZIL - Help eliminate violence by promoting solidarity and building a culture of peace: Church in Brazil launches 41st Fraternity Campaign 2005 on Ash Wednesday,
Brasilia (Fides Service) - To coincide with the liturgical Celebration of Ash Wednesday, the Brazilian Bishops’ Conference CNBB and the Brazil National Council of Christian Churches CONIC will open officially the 41st ...
7 February 2005
AMERICA/CANADA - “The bill under discussion is offensive to the moral and religious sensibility of a great number of citizens, both Catholic and non-Catholic”: open letter by Cardinal Marc Quellet in answer to a proposed Bill to include same sex partnerships within the same legal framework as the conjugal relation between a man and a woman.
Ottawa (Fides Service) - “As a Canadian citizen and as the Primate of Canada, I feel it is my duty to express my concern and disagreement and that of a great number of Canadians who have asked me to step forward to giv ...
7 February 2005
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - “We want a country which respects freedom, promotes truth and installs justice”, Catholic Bishops of Colombia say at the 98th plenary assembly
Bogota (Fides Service) - In a message at the end of their 78th plenary assembly, dated 4 February, the Catholic Bishops of Colombia denounce violence which has waged against the people of Colombia for years and a “plot ...
4 February 2005
AMERICA/MEXICO - Towards National Mission Congress: 3rd national meeting for missionary animation and formation on the theme “Eucharist and Mission”
La Paz (Fides Service) - “Eucharist, source and summit of Mission” is the slogan of the 3rd National Meeting for Missionary Animation and Formation which will take place from 7 to 11 February in La Paz, Mexico, organ ...
2 February 2005
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - “Help find peaceful solution for problems at the root of the deterioration of Colombian” goal of international symposium attended by 3 Nobel Peace prize winners, 20 international experts and some 800 participants
Cali (Fides Service) - An International Symposium for Restorative Justice and Peace in Colombia organised by the Fundacion Paz y Bien, Fundacion Alvaralice, the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and the Corporacion Exelen ...
1 February 2005
AMERICA/BRAZIL - National directors of Pontifical Mission Societies of America and Caribbean to discuss Mission, Globalisation and Migration
Brasilia (Fides Service) - From 1 to 5 March national directors of Pontifical Mission Societies in America and the Caribbean will meet in Brasilia to reflect on three important topics: Mission, Globalisation and Migratio ...
31 January 2005
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - “We cannot remain indifferent to the problems with which the people are struggling: violence, insecurity, spreading poverty, free trade agreements, healthcare...”. Statement from Guatemalan Bishops’ Conference at the end of plenary assembly
Guatemala City (Fides Service) - The Guatemalan Bishops’ Conference (CEG), at the end of its plenary assembly 24 to 28 January in Guatemala City issued a final statement on January 28. The statement reaffirms the B ...
21 January 2005
AMERICA/MEXICO - “HIV/AIDS is not a punishment from God as some erroneously affirm: “it is a call to work together to spread correct information about the virus and eliminate discrimination against HIV-AIDS patients” : Catholic Bishops of Mexico issue press statement
Mexico City (Fides Service) - Besides being an illness AIDS is a social disease with moral, economic, juridical and organisational repercussions on the family, social and national level which affects every country in the ...
20 January 2005
AMERICA/COSTA RICA - Secretariat of the Bishops’ Conferences of Central America denounces brutal attacks on “the sacredness of the unborn child, the holiness of the family and matrimony, the dignity of women and the education of youth”
San José de Costa Rica (Fides Service) - “Stay with us Lord” was the title of a message issued by the Secretariat of the Bishops’ Conferences of Central America SEDAC at the end of a meeting in November in the Cos ...
19 January 2005
AMERICA/PERU - Bishops' Plenary Assembly works on Family Document and Caritas Peru receives award from national parliament for outstanding service to the needy
Lima (Fides Service) - The Catholic Bishops of Peru are holding their 85th plenary assembly 18-21 January in Lima. Work on the agenda includes the examination of a draft document on the Family; a review of pastoral acti ...
17 January 2005
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - “For the present and the future of the country it is necessary to reject attitudes which divide and promote instead what unites: one story, one destiny, one common hope”: Catholic Bishops issue message at the end of their plenary assembly
Caracas (Fides Service) - At the end of their 83rd plenary assembly the Bishops of Venezuela issued a message “Dialogue and Forgiveness for Peace”, remarking “not enough has been done to promote reconciliation and ...
13 January 2005
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - Reflection and study on contents and methods of the Catholic Church’s evangelisation process: South Horn Missiology Courses organised by Juan Pablo II Centre in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires (Fides Service) - From 31 January to 19 February the annual South Horn Missiology Course will be held at the Juan Pablo II Missiology Centre in Buenos Aires. The courses, started in 1982, are organised by P ...
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