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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
16 November 2022
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Gospel in a canoe, with the joy of "being with"
Wewak (Agenzia Fides) - In the diocese of Wewak, in the north of Papua New Guinea, the Word of God travels mainly by canoe. Priests, missionaries, nuns, catechists need boats and navigation on the Sepik River or the sea, ...
14 September 2022
OCEANIA/FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pope Luciani: a passionate catechist, but also a man of peace and serenity
Bora Bora (Agenzia Fides) - "I don't know how to describe the palpable feeling of a real presence that enveloped everyone: Catholics or Protestant brothers. All together they had put their hands on shovels and concrete ...
10 September 2022
OCEANIA/FRENCH POLYNESIA - A week after his beatification, Pope Luciani is already the patron of a catechetical center in Bora Bora
Bora Bora (Agenzia Fides) - A brand new complex of 50 meters, dedicated to catechesis and parish activities, will be inaugurated on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in the parish of Bora Bora, dedicated to Pope Saint Celestine ...
1 September 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Campaign for World Mission Sunday: This year's example country is Ethiopia
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - This year, the direction of the Pontifical Mission Societies of Australia (PMS), Catholic Mission, will focus its Missionary October commitment on the Church of Ethiopia and local communities. Ca ...
30 August 2022
OCEANIA/AMERICAN SAMOA - Appointment of coadjutor bishop of the diocese of Samoa-Pago Pago
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father has appointed the Reverend Kolio Etuale, of the clergy of the diocese of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa, until now chancellor and rector of the Holy Family Cathedral, Fatu- ...
22 June 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Support continues for Ethiopia to combat the consequences of drought
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The generosity we have witnessed in recent weeks has been a blessing. The donations will support our projects around the world and help families in need". This was stated by Father Brian Lucas, ...
10 June 2022
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Appointment of the Rector of the "Good Shepherd" Philosophical Seminary in Banz, Archdiocese of Mount Hagen
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On March 10, 2022 Cardinal Luis Antonio G. Tagle, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed rev. Clement Papa, of the clergy of the Archdiocese of Mount Hagen ...
27 May 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Education as the key to proclaiming the Gospel in Ethiopia
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "We believe, as Catholic Church, that education is the key to transforming society, in the process of proposing the proclamation of the Gospel". This is what was expressed by Ethiopian Cardinal B ...
23 May 2022
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Appointment of the Bishop of Christchurch, Msgr. Michael Andrew Gielen
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On May 21, 2022, the Holy Father appointed Bishop Michael Andrew Gielen, until now titular of Abbir Maius and auxiliary of Auckland, as bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand. (SL) (Agenzia Fi ...
29 March 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pontifical Mission Societies collect donations for Ukraine
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - As a sign of prayer, awareness-raising and charity, the Pontifical Mission Societies (Catholic Mission) in Australia have launched a network of prayer and fundraising to respond to urgent request ...
25 March 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The day of Mary's "Yes" is the right day for the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "As Bishops of Australia, we join the Holy Father and the faithful around the world in this act of Consecration and invite everyone to join us in prayer for peace in Ukraine. We invite people to ...
14 February 2022
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Appointment of the Bishop of Goroka
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Today the Holy Father Francis has appointed Fr. Walenty Gryk, S.V.D., currently Coordinator of Formation and Secretary for the Missions of the Verbites in Papua New Guinea, as Bishop of t ...
10 February 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Australian Church urges the government: "To welcome more Afghan refugees"
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The scale of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan requires the urgent creation of additional places in Australia’s humanitarian intake. This is why the Bishops, together with other members o ...
29 January 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Sisters of the Immaculate Conception: "Under the protection of Mary, a life of prayer and mission in Tasmania"
Franklin (Agenzia Fides) - "We are grateful to Archbishop Julian Porteous for encouraging and supporting us in the beginning of this adventure. We are also grateful for the time we can carry out our service in the Archdi ...
27 January 2022
OCEANIA/TONGA - Clouds of ash, lack of electricity and psychological trauma: the response of the Church
Tonga (Agenzia Fides) - "There are ashes everywhere. Electricity is not stable. There is still no phone service for the more distant islands. There is no Internet connection. One of the main problems is the lack of water ...
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