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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
18 November 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pontifical Mission Societies of Australia working to help victims of the humanitarian crisis in Congo
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – From Australia, solidarity is crossing the Indian Ocean and reaching the continent of Africa. The Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of Australia have launched an awareness campaign for solidar ...
17 November 2008
ASIA/CHINA - “Constantly reading Sacred Scripture...becoming a conscience for society”: Auxiliary Bishop of Shang Hai exhorts the faithful in the celebration of the 125th anniversary of All Saints' Parish
Shang Hai (Agenzia Fides) - “Constantly reading Sacred Scripture, living according to the teachings of the Gospel, far from every evil and always practicing Christian charity, observing justice. This is how, as Christi ...
17 November 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Preaching the Gospel on the Internet: the Church in Solomon Islands launches a new website
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) – The Communications Office of the Solomon Islands have launched a new website in order to spread information about the Church and Christ's message through Internet. This is what was explained i ...
10 November 2008
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - New Prime Minister elected; Christian leaders make an appeal for the war on poverty
Wellington (Agenzia Fides) – New Zealand has elected a new Prime Minister, after 9 consecutive years of the Labour Party, conservative John Key, a 47 year-old businessman, has been elected with 45% of the votes, versus ...
5 November 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Work, study, and rights: more space for aborigenes in Australian society
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Australia's society and government are taking important steps in favor of aboriginal minorities. There have been comforting signs in the last few months, which have been applauded by the many c ...
5 November 2008
OCEANIA/TAHITI - Religious life is attracting new candidates in Polynesia
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) - “For youth today, the religious life seems to present difficult sacrifices which can certainly be a detriment for some who experience the call. They are called to renounce their independence, ...
3 November 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - In order to discourage women from having abortions, the Church launches a help network for women with unexpected pregnancies
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The Catholic Church in Australia is offering women help on a psychological, relational, material, and economic level, in an effort to go beyond statements and exhortations and make a commitment ...
24 October 2008
OCEANIA/TAHITI - Archdiocese of Papeete celebrates the Year of the Family in 2008: “in this country, that the advertising industry portrays as a paradise, there is really an impressive number of people who suffer from their family life.”
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) - “In this country, at the advertising industry portrays as a paradise, there is really an impressive number of people who suffer from their family life.” These are the words of Archbishop Hub ...
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