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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
30 April 2004
AMERICA/ECUADOR - Bishops of Ecuador voice concern: “A country which lacks democratic stability and social equity has no future ” and call on everyone to work to help build the homeland of their dreams
Quito (Fides Service) - In the face of signs of political instability which threaten to lead to more serious moral and economic troubles, the Catholic Bishops of Ecuador recently issued a pastoral Letter “Living in a ...
29 April 2004
AMERICA/UNITED STATES - Young followers of St Francis of Assisi are on the web with Franciscan Youth International
New York (Agenzia Fides) - Franciscan Youth International has opened a web site under the aegis of the United Nations Programme on Youth. From today news, activities, and information on the Franciscan Youth International ...
27 April 2004
AMERICA/ DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - “Yo también”, local Church programme to help street children in 7 years has reinserted more than 600 youngsters. “The world today needs concrete signs to build hope” Father Luis Rosario told Fides.
Santo Domingo (Fides Service) -“Yo también” is the name of a programme ans the name explains its objective: “take children off the streets and help them reintegrate into a nucleus of life with more stability start ...
26 April 2004
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - Inform, form, promote and strengthen relations among all those involved in mission in Venezuela: objectives of the 24th Annual Mission Meeting.
Caracas (Fides Service) - Representatives of 22 dioceses and 3 apostolic vicariates, missionary institutes of apostolic life operating in Venezuela, as well as the Secretaries of different services of Pontifical Mission ...
22 April 2004
AMERICA/MEXICO - Members of parliament from almost 140 countries promise to protect children: “Handbook for Parliamentarians on Child Protection” presented at 110th International Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union IPU.
Mexico City (Fides Service) - During the 110th International Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union IPU, in Mexico City 18-23 April, UNICEF Ambassador Jessica Lange launched a “Handbook for Parliamentarians on Child ...
19 April 2004
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - Meeting of Central America missionary forces after CAM 2: what pastoral strategies to implement a Missionary plan ad gentes in Central America?
Guatemala City (Fides Service) - To follow up the Mission ad gentes plan presented to the Second American Mission Congress (CAM 2) last November, the Church in Central America in front line for mission is meeting 19 to ...
16 April 2004
AMERICA/BRAZIL - “Divine Mercy Sunday must promote the building of a Culture of Mercy as part of the evangelising activity of the Church” says Catholic Bishop of Santo André
Santo André (Fides Service) - “The celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday should promote not only devotion to Divine Mercy but it should also give rise to a new Culture of Mercy of the world ” said Bishop Nelson Westrup ...
15 April 2004
AMERICA/BRAZIL - “To face the challenge of a globalised society we want to be a missionary Church with concrete commitment for mission in the Amazon region”: 6th national assembly of organisations of the People of God in Brazil.
Belo Horizonte-Minas Gerais (Fides Service) - At the end of the 6th national assembly of organisations of the People of God in Brazil, held 26 to 28 March, the participants addressed a letter to the Brothers and Sisters ...
7 April 2004
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - “Easter is not only taking part in religious celebrations…it means making visible God’s passover in our lives which transforms us and calls us to model our lives on the values of the Gospel”: President of the Bishops’ Conference issues message for Easter 2004
Bogota (Agenzia Fides) - In his message for Easter 2004, Cardinal Pedro Rubiano Sáenz, Archbishop of Bogota, President of the Colombian Bishops’ Conference (CEC) and Primate of Colombia, calls on the people to celebra ...
2 April 2004
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - CAM 2 Conclusions officially handed over to diocesan delegates for implementation in ordinary pastoral care: mission must be the basis of diocesan and parish pastoral plans
Guatemala (Fides Service) - The Conclusions of the Second American Mission Congress CAM2 were officially handed over to delegates from every diocese in Guatemala and representatives of church groups, movements and instit ...
2 April 2004
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - “To protect life is a duty for everyone ”: Catholic Bishops of Venezuela launch appeal in the face of a national crisis
Caracas (Fides Service) - Profound concern for the serious situation which threatens to destroy peace in Venezuela was expressed by the Conference of Venezuelan Bishops at the end of its 31st special assembly on March 30 ...
1 April 2004
AMERICA/MEXICO - Materialism, violence and permissiveness are the most dangerous threats to the family. Cardinal Martino speaks at the conclusion og the 3rd World Congress for Families
Mexico City (Fides Service) - “The family is the key to the future of humanity. Every people aspiring to strengthen its soul and to guarantee itself a more human future of justice and solidarity must undoubtedly streng ...
30 March 2004
AMERICA/MEXICO - Poverty which afflicts entire peoples and nations, focus of the first day of a pastoral visit to Mexico by Cardinal Martino, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
Mexico City (Fides Service) - The President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Cardinal Renato R. Martino, is in Mexico for a week long pastoral visit 28 March 2 - April 2 to take part in important church a ...
27 March 2004
DOSSIER AMERICA/COLOMBIA - Guerrilla and paramilitary are causing irreparable damage to Columbia using children in fighting: more than 11,000 says Human Rights Watch.
Bogota (Fides Service) - Although international law used to prohibit the use of minors under 15 in war (Geneva Convention 1949 and the Convention on Children’s Rights 1989) and since 2000 the age is 18, all the irregul ...
27 March 2004
DOSSIER AMERICA/COLOMBIA - “Children involved in armed combat, are not only subject to maltreatment and abuse they are also targets for assassins”: National Pontifical Mission Societies Director in Colombia told Fides.
Bogota (Fides Service) - “In the first two months of this year, according to General Ospina, army chief commander, 44 children were killed in combat: 19 belonged to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), 5 ...
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