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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
23 July 2010
OCEANIA/TAHITI - Ploërmel Brothers of Christian Instruction: 150 years on mission in Polynesia
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) – On 17 October 1860 five Brothers of Christian Instruction arrived in Tahiti, from Ploërmel in France. The Superior Brother Albert Marie, was 27, and his four companions were only 19 years old ...
22 July 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Churches in Australia call for solidarity with Palestinian Christians
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – In solidarity with Palestinian Christians, the leaders of the different Churches in Australia have asked the wider Australian community to consider a boycott of goods produced by Israeli settle ...
22 July 2010
OCEANIA/WALLIS and FUTUNA - The people of Wallis and Futuna are proud of their missionaries and pray for them always
Wallis e Futuna (Agenzia Fides) – “Evangelised more than 170 years ago, in turn, the Islands Futuna and Wallis now send missionaries around the world. The proportion of priests and religious sent on mission by this l ...
21 July 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Women religious in the fight against human trafficking of women
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Sr Joan Kennedy, a member Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking of Humans (ACRATH), presented herself at the United Nations as the representative of a Commission on Discrimination aga ...
17 July 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - CatholicCare and Lebanese Muslim Association first joint agreement for helping families in difficulty
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - An agreement to help families in difficulty in the south west district of Sydney has just been signed by CatholicCare Sydney and Lebanese Muslim Association at Lakemba Mosque. The first joint pro ...
14 July 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - 'C-Radio': a new Catholic radio station
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – A new Catholic radio station has just opened in Sydney. It is called 'C- Radio' (meaning Catholic Radio) and will broadcast news, information, podcasts of prayers and spirituality, recorded rea ...
10 July 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Initiative to help build Mary MacKillop College in southern Sudan
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Ben Hur: The Stadium Spectacular, a massive production of the classical story, will be playing in Sydney this October, with a fundraiser to be held each of the two nights of the show for the co ...
8 July 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Jesuits open new free elementary school for aborigines in Redfern
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – A new, tuition-free Jesuit primary school for Aboriginal children is set to open its doors in Sydney in 2011, providing disadvantaged children with a quality, holistic education which responds ...
25 June 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Appeal to new government: illegal immigrants must not be demonised or used as “ political capital”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - In Australia on the occasion of the closing of a National Week for Refugees, Catholic realities, human rights activists and organisation and agencies for refugees appealed to the new prime minist ...
24 June 2010
OCEANIA/MICRONESIA - At the academic centre run by Mercedarian Missionary Sisters on the Island of Pohnpei, besides lessons the pupils experience service
Pohnpei (Agenzia Fides) - For many years Mercedarian Missionary Sisters of Bérriz have borne witness to Christ among the young people on the small Island of Pohnpei, in Micronesia. The Sisters opened a school, Nuestra S ...
18 June 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Aboriginal Australians to travel to Rome for the canonisation of Blessed Mary MacKillop
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – They will thank the Lord for the gift of Mary Mackillop who did so much to improve the life of the Indigenous people of Australia: about 30 young Indigenous Australians and elders will travel t ...
9 June 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Year for Priests miracle: increase in new priests and seminarians
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Six new priests ordained in Sydney and others ordained in Melbourne in 2010; a significant increase in seminarians throughout the country... These are the figures that make up the "miracle that ...
5 June 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Thousands of women trafficked, deprived of dignity and rights
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Each year, thousands of women from countries in Asia, Eastern Europe and South America are trafficked to Australia. For the privilege of migrating here, living in this country 'servicing' 6 or ...
5 June 2010
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The mission starts with the youth
Goroka (Agenzia Fides) – "Papua New Guinea is a country with great variety: over 6 million people, 800 languages, dialects, cultures, and ethnicities. The mission takes into account this diversity, recognizing that the ...
2 June 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Encounter for vocations ministry in Oceania
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Identify and adopt new ways and means to promote vocations in Oceania is the objective of the meeting to be held next week in Sydney with over 40 experts and Vocations Directors from Australia, ...
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