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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
6 May 2004
AMERICA/BOLIVIA - “Poverty is still a major problem in our country” say Catholic Bishops of Bolivia: “the majority of the population experiences poverty which in many cases is extreme”.
Cochabamba (Fides Service) - A message to denounce the suffering afflicting the people of Bolivia but at the same time to restore hope to a nation on the brink of desperation seeing no sign of a better future: this was t ...
5 May 2004
AMERICA/VENEZUELA - The Catholic Church in Venezuela to open National Office for people whose human rights are violated
Rome (Fides Service) - The Archbishop of Coro, Archbishop Roberto Lückert, has said the Church will take an important role to address violation of human rights in the country and announced the institution of a National ...
4 May 2004
AMERICA/GUATEMALA - New Central American Commission for Missions COMCAM will nurture missionary spirit and support Central America’s four ad gentes mission programmes
Guatemala City (Fides Service) - Participants at a Central American Mission Meeting held recently in Guatemala City, approved the setting up of a Central American Missions Commission COMCAM, whose main task will be to nu ...
4 May 2004
AMERICA/PERU - The Peruvian Embassy to the Holy See signs an agreement with the Federation of Catholic Organisations of International Voluntary Service (FOCSIV)
Rome (Fides Service) - The Peruvian Embassy to the Holy See has signed an agreement with the Italian Federation of Catholic Organisations of International Voluntary Service (FOCSIV). FOCSIV is one of the main federation ...
30 April 2004
AMERICA/MEXICO - “To promote new evangelisation it is necessary to be open to pastoral conversion which requires a change of mindset, attitudes… and persevering docility to the Spirit who changes hearts” say Catholic Bishops of Mexico in a Message
Mexico City (Fides Service) - During their 77th plenary assembly the Catholic Bishops of Mexico, reflected on how to live, as a Bishops’ Conference, the calling to holiness, pastoral conversion and spirituality of comm ...
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 ...
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