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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
3 September 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - "God is always ready to forgive": Day of penance and prayer celebrated
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Symbolic objects to indicate peace and mutual forgiveness, such as banknotes attached to a twig; leaves of a specific tree planted as a sign of recovered trust; Areca nuts exchanged to repa ...
8 August 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The bishop of Mendi urges everyone to observe together the first International Day against sorcery accusation violence
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "Those who torture and kill women accused of sorcery are clearly guilty of the crime they are reporting", said Mgr. Donald Lippert, Bishop of Mendi, on recent episodes of violence against w ...
7 August 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The health crisis jeopardizes the future of the most precarious populations
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The crisis in the health sector in Papua New Guinea in recent months is worsening. Nurses and doctors from Catholic Health Services and Healthcare Facilities have reduced or stopped work co ...
30 July 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - "In every place there is a need for a model of faith": Peter ToRot, apostle and lay missionary
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "The life of Peter To Rot is an example of good seed, a firm rock, a commitment of faith and courage, especially during times of war and Japanese occupation. Courage is the strength of the ...
28 July 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - "Living Life with Right Relationships": youth meeting on the values of Christian life
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Relationships between human beings are the key to a happy existence and are also the cornerstone of the life of faith, which is made up of a vertical relationship (with God) and horizontal ...
25 July 2020
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Bishops of different confessions on Ayasofia: "Division is not the result of religious wisdom"
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The decision to convert the monumental complex of Ayasofia in Istanbul into a mosque "risks sowing division in a world in search of common ground". This was stated by the president of the Catholi ...
16 July 2020
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The help of the Church to Rohingya refugees, between Covid-19 and natural disasters
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – To provide information on the prevention of Covid-19 and offer basic sanitation in Cox’s Bazar area, Bangladesh, where over one million Rohingya ethnic refugees from Myanmar have camped is th ...
13 July 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Covid-19, a Salesian: "No man is an island, let us reflect on the importance of life"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "From the lockdown imposed due to the Coronavirus pandemic in March, until the reopening of flights in the Philippines, we remained isolated together with the other Salesian brothers who, i ...
7 July 2020
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Technology to support Catholic Aborigines against the "tyranny of distance"
Adelaide (Agenzia Fides) - "The Covid-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink how to celebrate our special day. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, celebrated on 5 July, this year took place in a digital envir ...
3 July 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The bishops remember Blessed To Rot, second generation Christian, an example of persistence in these times of lockdown
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The 61st Annual General Assembly of the Episcopal Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands (PNGSI) ended yesterday, 2 July 2020. About 50 people took part in the celebration, inc ...
30 June 2020
OCEANIA/KIRIBATI AND NAURU - Resignation of bishop of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati and Nauru, and appointment of successor
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 29 June 2020, the Holy Father Francis accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati and Nauru, presented by Bishop Paul Eusebius Mea Kaiuea ...
26 June 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Apostolic Nuncio: "Catholic laity: saints and sent to service"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "It is our maximum responsibility to give adequate formation to the laity and to enable them to exercise their special role in the life and mission of the Church in Papua New Guinea and the ...
24 June 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - New evangelization: "Kerygma Program" presented
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "We must strengthen our Catholic faith and prepare lay people, priests and religious to be new evangelizers", said Father Victor Roche svd, Secretary of the Commission for New Evangelizatio ...
19 June 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Resignation of the Archbishop of Rabaul and appointment of the new Archbishop
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, presented by Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B. The Pope has appointed ...
19 June 2020
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - "Each Salesian must feel 'one' with the people": 40 years of religious presence
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "Araimiri remains the place where the first missionaries planted the Salesian charism on Melanesian soil", writes Fr. Ambrose Pereira, SDB, Director of the Communications Office of the Epis ...
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