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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
23 February 2009
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Seek Christ and Serve the Needy
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) – The Congregation of Daughters of Mary Immaculate in the Solomon Islands is a prayerful community on the islands that has recently relaunched its effort in service to the needy. The religious s ...
12 February 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Prayer Vigil of PMS throughout the world, for fire victims
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia (Catholic Mission) have launched a worldwide prayer vigil for the victims of the fires that are sweeping across the nation (see Fides 10/2/2009). T ...
10 February 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Prayer and solidarity of the Church, for fire victims
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) – The Catholic Church in Australia has responded to the fire that has been raging in the last several days in the state of Victoria (where the capital is Melbourne), with prayer and solidarity ...
6 February 2009
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Caritas distributes aid to over 15,000 flood victims
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) – Torrential rains and flooding have left heavy damages in the Solomon Islands. The government has declared a state of emergency and Caritas has responded with immediate emergency aid. This is t ...
5 February 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Labour Party government allots funding for Catholic schools
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The Labour Party government led by Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has recognized the importance and quality of Catholic education and has created a funding package for Catholic schools. ...
27 January 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Young Christian Workers” on the rise: yet another fruit of WYD
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The ecclesial movement “Young Christian Workers” is showing a rapid increase in the number of registered participants in Australia. This is yet another one of the fruits of the World Youth ...
26 January 2009
OCEANIA/FIJI ISLANDS - “The new technologies are helping to break the isolation and foster communion”: Agenzia Fides interviews Fr. Roger McCarrick, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Bishops' Conference (CEPAC)
Suva (Agenzia Fides) – Communion, sharing, cooperation, in spite of the isolation, thanks to the new forms of media and technology...this is the depiction of the Church in the Pacific Islands made by Fr. Roger McCarric ...
20 January 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Faith, fun, and love are the keys to success for WYD,” says Archbishop Philip Wilson
Rome (Agenzia Fides) - World Youth Day is successful because it is a profound faith experience within a community of prayer, but also because it allows young people to have fun and to enjoy being alive, ACBC (Australian ...
15 January 2009
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - “Radical Missionaries” like Saint Paul
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) – The experience of Saint Paul is a call to “radicality” for the entire Church. This is what various members of the Church in the Solomon Islands have been reiterating in reflecting on this ...
14 January 2009
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pontifical Mission Societies of Australia supporting those of Nigeria who are “forgotten by mankind”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of Australia are offering their support for small ecclesial and social entities in various African nations. Among its many projects which it maintains i ...
19 December 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Christmas Message from Bishops' Conference: Christ became man in poverty, the Word of hope in times of crisis and insecurity
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Christmas 2008 will be marked by a sense of insecurity, on account of the economic crisis that has affected the nation and its families. Thus, now more than ever, “we are all seeking the trad ...
17 December 2008
OCEANIA/TAHITI - 2009 will be the Year of the Word of God in Polynesia
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) – 2009 has been declared the “Year of the Word of God” in French Polynesia, with the goal of reiterating the centrality of the Word of God in the Church community, the family, and the life o ...
15 December 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Bishops' appeal: justice and rights for aboriginal communities
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Celebrating the progress and development of Australian society, we cannot forget the injustices that our brethren of the aboriginal communities continue to suffer: this was the message given by ...
26 November 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Keep the WYD spirit alive,” Apostolic Nuncio tells Australian youth
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “World Youth Day in Sydney was a moment of great grace. And now, it is very important that the WYD spirit remains alive through creative initiatives, designed to promote and renew youth ministr ...
25 November 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Church asks Parliament for a stronger stance against the death penalty
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) – The Church in Australia has asked Parliament to take a firmer stance against the death penalty in the debate on the issue. As the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC) of the Au ...
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