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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
14 May 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Young and faith: the Church thinks of new strategies
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - There is a problem of faith and spirituality among younger generations in Papua New Guinea: among young people prayer, faith are lacking, interest in the activities of the Church decreases ...
9 May 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Sex education with condom, Catholic schools express "conscientious objection"
Rabaul (Agenzia Fides) - In the Catholic schools in Papua New Guinea sex education will not be carried out by encouraging condom use and the distribution of condoms to students will not be done, despite the decisions of ...
2 May 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The National Day of Catholic schools has been established
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - It will be an initiative to help strengthen the identity of Catholic schools in the country: the "National Day of Catholic Schools", recently approved by the Episcopal Conference of Papua N ...
2 May 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Maternal mortality rate has doubled due to childbirth
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - In the years between 1990 and 2008, around the world, the rate of maternal mortality in childbirth has decreased by 34%. One cannot say the same unfortunately for Papua New Guinea, where it ...
28 April 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Young people are ready for World Youth Day in Brazil
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Young people are ready for World Youth Day in Brazil Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The young people of Papua New Guinea are excited and ready to participate in World Youth Day to be held in R ...
26 April 2012
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA-The Bishops: "No to priests who want to enter politics"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Priests have to be close to the people, help them in the process of human, spiritual, cultural, social growth, and help them grow in holiness, but no to priests who want to enter politics: ...
26 April 2012
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA-Campaign of the Pontifical Mission Societies of Australia for Ethiopia's population
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Catholic Mission Australia has just launched its appeal for 2012 with the motto "I was hungry and you gave me food." The campaign will be spread to all Australian parishes over the next few month ...
20 April 2012
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Innovative solution for the reconstruction of the Anglican church in Christchurch, still no decision for the Catholic Cathedral
Wellington (Agenzia Fides) - In contrast to the Anglican church in Christchurch, destroyed by the severe earthquake on February 21, 2011 in the country (see Fides 02/23/2011), "the Catholic Cathedral was not totally demo ...
4 April 2012
OCEANIA/FIJI ISLANDS -Deaths, thousands displaced, severe flooding: Tropical Depression brings down the Fiji to their knees
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - At least seven peole have died, including a 3-year-old child, and almost 12 000 people displaced due to the flooding caused by the cyclone Daphne that hit the Fiji islands, in the South Pacific Acc ...
29 March 2012
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The support of the Australian Catholic to 195 dioceses in 38 nations through Catholic Mission
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Autralian Pontifical Mission Society (Catholic Mission) have just released the 2011 Annual Report which shows that, during the year, supporters in Australia helped more than 370 thousand chil ...
19 January 2012
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The liturgy is enriched with aboriginal chants and prayers in a church on the outskirts of Sydney
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Australian Church has the desire to get closer to Aboriginal communities and this is why the inclusion of traditional Aboriginal songs and prayers in the liturgies has been promoted: as repor ...
29 December 2011
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - From Australia aid for the education of children of "forgotten people"
Vagiput (Agenzia Fides) - About five years ago the project to support the parish of St. Ignatius Toowong, Queensland (Australia) was launched, in favor of Vagiput Unity School, in Vagiput, in Papua New Guinea. The latte ...
24 November 2011
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA-The Bishops listen to an Aboriginal leader, "an agenda of hope"
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Present the Australian Bishops, gathered for the Plenary Meeting, an "agenda of hope" for the future of the Aboriginal people of Australia: with this spirit Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Social Ju ...
17 October 2011
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - "Aborigines and immigrants are the heart of the mission", says the Archbishop of Canberra
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The announcement of the Gospel to the Aborigines remains "the heart of the Church’s mission in Australia", which confides in the young and is now engaged in the difficult task of "humaniz ...
11 October 2011
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The mission "for the sanctity of the family", following the example of the Blessed Peter To Rot
Rabaul (Agenzia Fides) - The family is called to be "domestic Church", a place where you breathe and live holiness: is the invitation of the Archbishop of Rabaul, His Exc. Mgr. Francesco Panfilo sdb, addressed to the fai ...
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