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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
14 September 2021
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - World Mission Sunday Campaign supports the work of religious sisters in Thailand with children in need
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia (“Catholic Mission Australia”) launched a call for donations for the work of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Thailand for the campaign for Wo ...
10 September 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Commitment regarding the pastoral works of the Church of God: the Diocesan Assembly of Daru-Kiunga has concluded
Kiunga (Agenzia Fides) - "A church in which decisions are made jointly by all members representing parishes and individuals helps guide us and move forward on our journey of faith all together", said Fr. Andrew Moses, Vi ...
2 September 2021
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - No to euthanasia, "compassion never kills": petition by Catholics and street demonstrations
Brisbane (Agenzia Fides) – To reject the bill on euthanasia and assisted suicide: this is what a petition launched by the Australian Catholics is asking for and which will be presented to the Parliament of the Australi ...
24 August 2021
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference urges the reception of Afghan refugees
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - In a letter to the Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the President of the Australian Bishops' Conference, Archbishop Mark Benedict Coleridge of Brisbane, expressed his deep concern and so ...
29 July 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Dream Big: the Catholic Church strategic partner for the city and the entire country
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Over the years the FMA sisters have dreamed and planned to create their own technical school for women. The long awaited day has finally arrived. 'Dream Big for the ladies' presented on May ...
26 July 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - "Your mask protects me, mine protects you": the warning of missionaries alarmed by the spread of Covid-19
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "The use of the mask as a tool to protect against Coronavirus is essential, even if it is very uncomfortable to wear for a long time during the day. It serves to protect myself and others", ...
23 July 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - A Church with God as the epicenter among the challenges of evangelization
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "There is nothing impossible when God is by our side", says Mgr. Rozario Menezes, SMM, in relation to the challenges of evangelization faced by the diocese of Lae, of which he has been bish ...
20 July 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Hope amidst COVID-19: messages of hope, faith and inspiration in short films created by young Catholic students
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "Media seminars offer our digital natives the opportunity to be supporters of the changes underway in society", said Father Ambrose Pereira, SDB, Secretary of the Social Communications Comm ...
15 June 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Appointment of the Auxiliary Bishop of Wabag
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father Francis has appointed rev. Justin Ain Soongie, of the clergy of Wabag, currently Vicar General of the same see and professor at the Seminary of Banz, in the Archdiocese of M ...
4 June 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - It is urgent to carry out a new evangelization in the Catholic Church of Papua New Guinea and in the world
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - There is a growing need for an awakening and a new evangelization in the Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea and in the world. The appeal comes from Fr. Victor Roche, SVD, Secretary for the ...
24 May 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Resignation and appointment of the Bishop of Daru-Kiunga
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On May 23, the Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Daru-Kiunga (Papua New Guinea), presented by His Exc. Mgr. Gilles Côté, S.M.M. On the same da ...
22 May 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - It is not necessary to change the Constitution to define the country as Christian: the Bishops on the proposal of possible amendments
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "We do not consider it appropriate to make changes to the Constitution to expressly say that Papua New Guinea is a 'Christian nation'". The Bishops of the Episcopal Conference of Papua New ...
20 May 2021
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - A life given for the mission: young people remember the martyrdom of Sister Irene McCormack
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Her example of a life devoted to the Gospel continues to inspire young people today: 30 years after the martyrdom of Sister Irene McCormack, missionary of the Sisters of Saint Joseph executed in ...
19 May 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NUOVA GUINEA - I Vescovi invitano la popolazione a prepararsi seriamente alle prossime elezioni politiche
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Bishops invite the population to seriously prepare for the upcoming political elections Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Raise awareness and educate voters to choose their future government ...
14 May 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Appointment of bishop of Aitape
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 13 May 2021, the Holy Father has appointed as bishop of the diocese of Aitape, Papua New Guinea, the Reverend Fr. Siby Mathew Peedikayil, H.G.N., until now vicar general of the diocese o ...
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