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11 March 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Cardinal Pell meets with the youth, in the spirit of WYD
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – A series of events to meet with young people, hear their questions, thoughts, desires...This is the initiative involving Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, who, according to the Austra ...
9 March 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Year for Priests vocation boom, WYD is contributing factor
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Six ordinations this June, an increase in seminarians, and many youth showing interest in the priesthood and religious life, embarking on vocational discernment...there are some of the signs of ...
25 February 2010
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - First Salesian foundation in the country, in Auckland suburb
Auckland (Agenzia Fides) - Since 7 February the Salesians of Don Bosco have been present in a new country: New Zealand. The house in Auckland belongs to the “Mary Help of Christians” Salesian Province of Australia (A ...
22 February 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Forming formators: “It's not enough to have a degree in theology. There's more to it,” Bishop Luc Matthys tells Fides
Rome (Agenzia Fides) – Bishop Luc Matthys is the Bishop of the Diocese of Armidale, in New South Wales, Australia and was recently in Rome on behalf of the Catholic hierarchy of Australia to attend the course on "The B ...
20 February 2010
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Church overjoyed at news of Sister Mary MacKillop's canonization
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – There is great joy and enthusiasm in the Catholic community in Australia for the official news: Sister Mary MacKillop will be canonized at the Vatican on October 17, 2010, becoming the first Au ...
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 ...
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