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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
27 September 2011
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - A hundred years ago the Australian Province of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart was born
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart celebrates this year the centenary of the founding of the Australian Province. Also known as "OLSH Sisters" (Our Lady of the Sac ...
12 September 2011
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Schools and parishes involved in the preparation for Mission October
Wellington (Agenzia Fides) - The diocesan Directors of the Pontifical Mission of New Zealand have just concluded their annual meeting, held in Wellington, under the leadership of the National Director, Fr. Paul Shannahan ...
6 September 2011
ASIA/CHINA - Formation of the new priests of the 21st century: opening of the Major Seminary school year in Si Chuan
Cheng Du (Agenzia Fides) - The new school year of the Major Seminary in Si Chuan, was inaugurated this morning, Sept. 6, at 8:30 (local time). In line with the spirit that characterizes the life of the Seminar - "Total C ...
6 September 2011
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - One year after the first earthquake, the situation is still serious
Christchurch (Agenzia Fides) - Three devastating earthquakes and more than 7 000 aftershocks continue to unsettle many residents in what is known as the "Garden City". September 4, was the first anniversary of the devast ...
30 August 2011
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA-Almost half of those enrolled in Catholic schools do not come from Catholic families
Adelaide (Agenzia Fides) - According to a recent survey by Advertiser on AdelaideNow, about 20,000 of the 48,783 southern Australian students enrolled in Catholic schools do not belong to the Catholic Church: it is a fig ...
25 August 2011
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA-The demand for Catholic education in the country is increasing: 13 more schools are being projected
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) - To meet the increasing demand in the Australian region of Geelong, Victoria, 13 new Catholic schools will be built. The head of the Catholic Education Office of Melbourne said that there is th ...
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