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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
1 July 2004
AMERICA/UNITED STATES - “Sexual exploitation main form of slavery in the 21st century”: subject of a videoconference at American Embassy to the Holy See
Rome (Fides Service)- Sexual exploitation is the main form of slavery in the 21st century and the United States is determined with the help of other countries to fight this turbid trade. This emerged from a video confere ...
30 June 2004
AMERICA/PERU - Archbishop Juan Antonio Ugarte Pérez of Cuzco, in Rome to receive the Pallium: “Our peoples hunger for God! Our priests are scarce we cannot reach all our people. Religious sects take the opportunity to make new members ”
Vatican City (Fides Service) - “Receiving the Pallium from the hands of Pope John Paul II is doubly significant, firstly because the Pallium is a sign of the mission with which we are entrusted , that is to be Shepherd ...
26 June 2004
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - 500 years of evangelisation or 500 years of slavery? Colombian Bishops concern for project which threatens to undermine the evangelisation of indigenous peoples
Rome (Fides Service - “We face the concerning phenomenon of the penetration of certain ideologies which claim to defend the indigenous peoples, but in fact manipulate them" Archbishop Iván Antonio Marín López, Arch ...
25 June 2004
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - "Espíritu y Carisma’", 25 years of evangelisation through the press to bring people closer to the Word of God
Parana (Fides Service) - The aim of ‘Espíritu y Carisma’, magazine which marked its 25th anniversary on June 23, is to “help the world know, accept and love Jesus as the only Lord and Master and to be 'the sword o ...
24 June 2004
AMERICA/PERU - “In Peru, today… Mission is alive!”: slogan chosen for National Mission Exhibition in Lima next October to promote awareness of missionary work in all its variety
Lima (Fides Service) - Peru’s National Mission Centre, under the Commission for Mission of the Peruvian Bishops’ Conference, informed Fides that enrolment has started for missionary Congregations and Institutes who w ...
24 June 2004
AMERICA/HONDURAS - First Bishop of Trujillo dies in tragic car accident, funeral tomorrow June 25
Trujillo (Fides Service) - Bishop Virgilio López Irías, O.F.M., appointed first Bishop of Trujillo Honduras in 1987, was killed in a car accident on June 22. Virgilio López Irías was born in La Ceiba, San Pedro Sula ...
23 June 2004
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - “We do not want Colombia to be known only for terrorism and drug trafficking, we want people to talk about a young Colombia with people who want peace and are working for peace ”: Colombian Bishops in Rome for ad limina visit launch an appeal.
Vatican City (Fides Service) - “We are aware of the pain and fear caused by terrorism, the plague of drug trafficking, the horror of arms trade and so we call on the world for global solidarity: we ask for help to buil ...
22 June 2004
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - “May our Eucharistic Congress be an authentic source of renewal for Church and society": Argentinean Bishops convoke 10th National Eucharistic Congress in September
Corrientes (Fides Service) - "It is our deep desire that the National Eucharistic Congress to which we invite all the Catholics in the Republic of Argentina, may be a spiritually transcendent event leading to a future of ...
22 June 2004
AMERICA/ DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Papal Envoy Archbishop Cordes, concludes his visit to Hispaniola: “I bring you the Pope’s blessing and the assurance that you are in his prayers".
Jimaní (Fides Service) - “Archbishop Cordes came on behalf of the Pope to see the situation after the floods, to see if the aid had arrived and how it was distributed" Father Luis Rosario Peña, head of youth pastoral ...
18 June 2004
AMERICA/ UNITED STATES World Refugee Day: number of refugees falling by 18% commitment on the part of the international community rising
New York (Fides Service) - “A Place to call home: Rebuilding lives in safety and dignity” is the theme of World Refugee Day 2004 June 20. For the occasion the United Nations High Commission for Refugees UNHCR issued ...
17 June 2004
AMERICA/ARGENTINA - CAM 2 bears more fruits: seven new vocations for mission sent by the Church in Argentina to Kazakhstan and Guatemala.
Buenos Aires (Fides Service) - “God continues to call missionaries, also through American Mission Congresses CAM. He continues to knock on the hearts of Argentinean Catholics giving rise to new missionary vocations. A ...
15 June 2004
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - 3rd National Youth Mission Congress now imminent: about 700 participants will “celebrate, study and proclaim the gift of faith and the challenge of Mission Ad Gentes starting from the situation of youth in the Third Millennium”
Caracas (Fides Service) - Last minute preparations for Venezuela’s 3rd National Youth Mission Congress to be held 24 to 27 giugno, at the parish of “Our Lady of the Rosary in Chiquinquirá del Santo Cristo della Vega ...
14 June 2004
AMERICA/MEXICO - The Church in Mexico lives ‘national year of the Eucharist’ as it prepares to host 48th International Eucharistic Congress in October preceded by Theological Pastoral Symposium on “Ecclesia de Eucharistia” Encyclical
Guadalajara (Fides Service) - The Church in Mexico is living with intensity and devotion its ‘national year of the Eucharist’ as it prepares to host the 48th International Eucharistic Congress 10 to 17 October 2004 i ...
11 June 2004
AMERICA/COLOMBIA - Successful Children’s Pastoral in Colombia: assures integral development of children, particularly in poor areas through evangelisation in families and communities
Bogota (Fides Service) - An ambitious programme of “Pastoral Care of Children” undertaken by the Church in Colombia 2001 started first in two parishes Negativa and Garcés Navas in the capital, has spread to 17 dioc ...
9 June 2004
AMERICA/ DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - “After the first emotional impact, people are forgetting: solidarity cannot be momentary, we must build a Culture of Solidarity” a priest in Dominican Republic which suffered severe floods in May launches and appeal through Fides
Jimani (Fides Service) - “ After the first emotional impact, people are forgetting and soon the poor people here will rely on long term solidarity” Father Luis Rosario Peña, head of youth pastoral in the archdiocese ...
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