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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
1 June 2004
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - From Colombia missionaries for Africa and Asia: 14th edition of Course for Missionaries ad gentes promoted by Colombian Bishops’ Conference
Bogota (Fides Service) - The 14th edition of a four week Course for Missionaries ad gentes promoted by Colombian Bishops’ Conference June 6 - July 2, will be held at the Conference’s offices. The Course is unusual be ...
29 May 2004
AMERICA/PERU - “Send me Lord I will be your missionary!” more than 2,500 children attend National Missionary Childhood Day to renew their commitment.
Lima (Fides Service) - While the Great City Mission of New Evangelisation “Remar Mar adentro”, is in full swing in Lima, today May 29, children are taking part in the national Missionary Childhood Day 2004 to reflec ...
29 May 2004
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - “New missionary challenges demand team work of priests, religious and laity... Sound formation for lay missionaries”: conclusions of 1st National Missionary Meeting for Religious
Bogota (Fides Service) - Organised by the Commission for Missionary Pastoral of the Colombian Bishops’ Conference in collaboration with the National Mission Centre and the Pontifical Mission Societies in Colombia, the ...
28 May 2004
AMERICA/BRAZIL - “Silver microphone” award for best programme in evangelisation goes to “Children evangelising Children” radio programme broadcast from Belém involving local Missionary Childhood
Brasilia (Fides Service) - On May 26 at the studios of Rede Vida de Televisão Brasília, the Catholic Bishops Conference of Brazil and UNDA Brazil (Union of Catholic Radio) presented the “Silver Microphone” award fo ...
27 May 2004
AMERICA - Death toll of floods in Dominican Republic and Haiti rises to 2,000. Local Church takes active part in providing relief aid
Rome (Fides Service) - “The dimensions of the tragedy on the Caribbean island La Española continue to grow” Father Luis Rosario Peña in the Dominican Republic told Fides. The death toll in the Dominican Republic is ...
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 ...
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