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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
19 February 2010
OCEANIA/TAHITI - 2010 Pastoral Year for Archdiocese of Papeete focuses on Sacrament of Reconciliation
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) – "At the suggestion of many priests, it was agreed that in the Archdiocese of Papeete, the Pastoral Theme of the year 2010 would be the Sacrament of Reconciliation,” writes Archbishop Hubert ...
16 February 2010
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Popular Mission and preaching the Gospel in “Wutung”
Vanimo (Agenzia Fides) – The "fire mission" in Wutung, seaside town of Papua New Guinea, in the province of Sandaun, on the border with Indonesian Papua, is being consumed. Wutung is the name of the village which took ...
15 February 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Church using “Facebook” to evangelize
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Meet young people, encourage dialogue, and exchange on issues of morality and social themes, show the Catholic Church as an institution that is "close" to people using new media for evangelizat ...
15 February 2010
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Cholera epidemic seriously threatening the country; 45 dead in February alone
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) – No case of cholera had been reported in Papua New Guinea (PNG) for 50 years. However, as of today, 45 people have died from the disease and since its first recorded case in August 2009, o ...
2 February 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New report on protecting Aboriginal peoples
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Reduce the presence of Aborigines in Australian prisons, protecting the native language to support the development of local Aboriginal communities...these are among the proposals contained in t ...
20 January 2010
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Year for Priests, Diocese of Auki celebrates Jubilee
Auki (Agenzia Fides) – It has been 25 years since the Diocese of Auki, in February 1984, was erected. Since then, the Catholic community grew in numbers, making strides in faith formation, in vocations, and in the matu ...
5 January 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Laity taking on roles in apostolate, inspired by Saint Ignatius
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – A special program of study and training to lay people dedicated to making them protagonists of the apostolate: this is the initiative launched in 2010 by the Jesuits in Australia, aimed at stre ...
4 January 2010
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - The Church in Oceania and the “Reverse Mission”
Auckland (Agenzia Fides) - “The faith of Catholics in Oceania is being attacked by consumerism, materialism, and hedonism: that is why today we are seeing a 'reverse mission'. We are the land evangelized by the faithfu ...
21 December 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “ Today is a great day for the Catholic Church in Australia”: Sr. Mary MacKillop soon to be declared saint
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Today is a great day for the Catholic Church in Australia and for the Australian nation at large, with the issuing of the decree confirming the second miracle of Blessed Mary MacKillop, paving ...
16 December 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Millions of new “environmental refugees” from climate changes: concern from the Church in the Pacific
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Over 200 million people will become refugees or internally displaced persons due to climate change by 2050 in Southeast Asia and the Pacific: this is the prediction made in Copenhagen by intern ...
2 December 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Online Advent Calendar from Redemptorists
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Mark the liturgical season of Advent, with stories from the missions, testimony of evangelical life, messages and ideas of Christian life, prayer and brief spiritual reflection: this is the objec ...
28 November 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Making miracles of solidarity with small gifts
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "A small Christmas gift can accomplish great miracles": this is the underlining theme of the solidarity campaign for Advent being organized by the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) in Australia. ...
17 November 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Church renews apologies to people who suffered in institutional care
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - After the words of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, who has apologized for the suffering of children in institutional care in the 20th century. These are children who, by a colonial ideology that despi ...
14 November 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Immigrants are a grace for Australia
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "Immigrants are a grace for Australia." This is what was affirmed by Archbishop Philip Wilson, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference – bravely going against the current of op ...
13 November 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Young people and the future of the Church in Australia: National Convention of Youth Ministry in 2010
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Young people and the future of the Church in Oceania: to determine the challenges and prospects for a “post-WYD,” leaders and youth ministers in Australia will meet in Melbourne in 2010 in ...
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