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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
18 June 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Call to holiness: young people reflect on "Christus Vivit"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The young people of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Island are "called to holiness" in their daily life: this was the central theme of reflection of the national seminar dedicated to youth pas ...
17 June 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Week of prayer and action for asylum seekers: the Church calls for a fair trial and integration
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "We invite everyone to participate in the 'National Week of Prayer and Action' (16-22 June) which this year coincides with both the 'Refugee Week' and the first 100 days of the newly elected gove ...
10 June 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Appointment of the Rector of the Good Shepherd Interdiocesan Seminary in the Archdiocese of Mount Hagen
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On February 22, 2019, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed the rev. Raphael Moka Mel, of the Archdiocese of Mount Hagen as Rect ...
5 June 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Care of aboriginals and refugees: a commitment to the common good
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The way in which our society treats the aboriginals of Australia and refugees, that is, the first and last, challenges us to a greater commitment to the common good. This year's theme of Nationa ...
9 May 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Church questions the mission of the baptized in the contemporary world
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Approximately 500 participants from all over Australia will take part in the "Mission: one heart, many voices" conference scheduled in Sydney from 13 to 15 May, in view of the extraordinary Missi ...
30 April 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Social Services Australia: "Citizens vote for the rights of the weakest"
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The success of a nation is not measured by the wealth of a few, but by the prosperity of all. Sometimes, the leaders of various Australian political parties have referred to values that speak of ...
26 April 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - "May the care of the elderly and the sick be a priority for candidates in the elections" asks Catholic Health Australia
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The Prime Minister has announced that the federal elections will be held on May 18th. The next few weeks will therefore be very important for Catholic Health Australia, to continue to ask politi ...
30 March 2019
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - The Guanellians: "Mission on the Ocean, combining evangelization and human promotion"
Gizo (Agenzia Fides) - "We are islanders with the islanders". Don Luigi de Giambattista, a Guanellian missionary, describes to Agenzia Fidesthe reality of his evangelical commitment in the Solomon Islands, in Oceania. In ...
29 March 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Bishops mobilize for minimum wages for families
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - With a request sent to the Fair Work Commission, the Australian governmental institution that regulates labor relations, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) expressed the need to in ...
27 March 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Climate change and displacement: the alarm of Caritas
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "The time has come for us to work side by side with the people of Manam, with the authorities of Bogia and Madang and with the national government, to bring tangible changes to the well-bei ...
21 March 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Church towards the Plenary Council of 2020: the challenges of evangelization are at the center
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The conference "Mission: one heart, many voices" scheduled for May 13-15 in Sydney will offer participants "an opportunity for listening and discernment, in preparation for the Plenary Council of ...
15 March 2019
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Massacre in the mosques, the local Church: "Horrible act. In society there is peaceful coexistence"
Christchurch (Agenzia Fides) - "It is a horrible act, to be strongly condemned. It is something really unexpected for our quiet community in Christchurch. We are shocked, like the whole nation. We express all our solidar ...
14 March 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The "Project Compassion" of Caritas for world water emergency
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The spirit of Caritas is to help marginalized communities and accompany them to become architects of their future. Our 'Project Compassion' has allowed us to achieve important changes over these ...
27 February 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Lasallian Community relaunches the mission on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the Founder
Bomana (Agenzia Fides) - A conference to revive the mission and take stock of the transformation of the educational communities promoted within the initiatives for the celebrations of the three hundredth anniversary of t ...
19 February 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - "One heart, many voices": conference in preparation for the extraordinary missionary Month
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The intention behind the extraordinary missionary Month announced by Pope Francis is to cultivate a spirit of missionary conversion in each of us, as well as in the life and pastoral activity of ...
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