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20 December 2012
OCEANIA/SAMOA - Cyclone Evan causes death, destruction and damage to infrastructure
Apia (Agenzia Fides) - Cyclone Evan has caused deaths, destruction and damage to the infrastructure in the South Pacific. From what emerges in a statement of the Salesian community in Samoa, the archipelago was hit by th ...
26 November 2012
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - "We oppose the policy of prolonged detention of asylum seekers and we are particularly concerned about the children": Council’s appeal for social justice
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, ACSJC has expressed serious concern regarding the state of detention children and their families in search of asylum are subjected to. In a stateme ...
19 October 2012
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Mission: To restore hope to the people of the Philippines devastated by the Typhoon Ondoy
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - In all the parishes and dioceses of Australia, World Mission Day, October 21 will lead to a particular commitment for the Pontifical Mission Societies in the country (Catholic Mission Australia). ...
18 October 2012
OCEANIA/TAHITI - Year of Faith: "People are ready to publicly display their belief in God"
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) - Catholics of Tahiti mobilized for the Year of Faith, expressing "full communion" with the initiative launched by Pope Benedict XVI and wishing to offer a "public witness of faith." As reported t ...
11 October 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Youth and Year of Faith: the Gospel to say "No" to drugs, alcohol and disorderly sex
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The Year of Faith for the young people of Papua New Guinea, "a powerful opportunity and an invitation to rediscover the Gospel to say 'No' to drugs, alcohol, libertinage and disorder in sex ...
4 October 2012
OCEANIA/COOK ISLANDS - The Year of Faith in the Pacific travels via e-mail
Rarotonga (Agenzia Fides) - "The Year of Faith is an opportunity for us Catholics of immense value, to deepen our faith. We will do this through seminars, conferences, formation programs and catechesis, in full communion ...
14 September 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - "Year of Faith": a challenge for young people
Rabaul (Agenzia Fides) - The Year of Faith is "an opportunity to renew and revitalize our Catholic faith, and this may be easier for the youth of Papua New Guinea following the footsteps of Blessed Peter To Rot, a model ...
23 August 2012
OCEANIA - Year of Faith and new evangelization: the Bishops' Conference of the Pacific
Paita (Agenzia Fides) - "In Australia and New Zealand Churches struggle to cope with the influence of secularism. But with the development of technology and communication information, even in other Pacific countries, suc ...
20 August 2012
OCEANIA/TAHITI - In the Jubilee Year of St. Clare, the Poor Clares of Polynesia are a story to tell
Tahiti (Agenzia Fides) - Nineteen thousand kilometers from the Proto-Monastery of Assisi, in the heart of the South Pacific, with twelve time zones less than Rome, the Poor Clares of the only monastery in Polynesia, on A ...
3 August 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Warning and prevention of a malaria epidemic: long-term insecticide-treated nets have been distributed
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Approximately 90% of the population of Papua New Guinea is at risk of malaria. This island country, located south of the equator, 1.9 million cases are registered every year. Thanks to the ...
24 July 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Missionaries and the young committed to the care of young disabled children
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "We care for the lives of disabled children ", says to Fides Fr. John Glynn, an Irish fidei donum missionary in Papua New Guinea, currently serving in the "Jubilee Secondary School" in Port ...
7 July 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Church looks at the Blessed Peter To Rot to re-launch the value of family
Rabaul (Agenzia Fides) - A long period of preparation, marked by monthly catechesis to reflect on the theme of family and life; the "peregrinatio" of the relics of the Blessed in the parishes of the diocese of Rabaul; th ...
7 July 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - A TV, radio and web network dedicated to Blessed Peter To Rot
Bereina (Agenzia Fides) - The Blessed Peter To Rot, a lay martyr of Papua New Guinea of which the Church celebrates the centenary of the birth in 2012, continues in the twenty-first century the work of evangelization of ...
11 June 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Church in Papua committed to the new evangelization
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - "The main focus of the Church in Papua New Guinea is the new evangelization." This is what His Exc. Mgr. Stephen Joseph Reichert, OFM Cap, Archbishop of Madang says in an interview with Fid ...
15 May 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Deacon and midfielder: a life for Jesus, in church, and on the football field
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - Faith in Christ and his gospel are always "the rock for his life", both within the walls of a church, and on the grass of a football field: Christian Sieland, 32 years of age, a seminarian ...
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