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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 ...
5 November 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Inmates in Australia and other prisons worldwide participate in e-conference on the Gospel of Luke
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The Gospel of Luke has entered into the gray walls of the Long Bay Jail in Sydney and in many other detainment centers in Europe and America. It is one of the most inspiring fruits of the e-con ...
3 November 2009
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Youth place their talents and resources at the feet of Our Lady
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) – In a country in which crime and juvenile delinquency have reached extremely high percentages, and where the press makes reference to the situation as a “social emergency,” the Church ...
28 October 2009
OCEANIA/TAHITI - Year for Priests, occasion to rediscover the missionaries who have spread the Gospel: the founding fathers of the mission in Tahiti, Fr. Honore Laval and Fr. Francois d’Assise Caret
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) – Every month during the Year for Priests, Papeete's diocesan newspaper “Le Semeur Tahitien” asks the faithful to rediscover the figure of a priest or a Bishop who has marked the history of ...
21 October 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - E- Conference on Saint Luke prepares for a web audience of over 5,000
Brisbane (Agenzia Fides) – Final preparations are underway for the upcoming E-Conference on Saint Luke, a sequel to the previous one on Saint Paul, which will bring together Catholics from all over Australia and all ov ...
15 October 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Increasing awareness among the faithful and donations for Mission Month of October, gathering inspiration from Fr. Damien
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Reach Out, Give Life”: with this invitation to reach out to all those in need and give one's own life out of love, the Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia (also referred to as “Catho ...
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