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Acts of the Holy See
15 October 2008
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - “Everyone is called to the mission”: Catholics in New Zealand accompanied by Saint Paul on their path towards World Mission Day
Wellington (Agenzia Fides) – A poster of Saint Paul, that tells the faithful “Everyone is called to the mission,” and with the verse from his Letter to the Corinthians: “Woe to me if I do not preach the Gospel” ...
14 October 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - A “double blessing” for World Mission Day, to become “missionaries in our own land”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, Patroness of the Missions, will be blessing World Mission Day 2008 in a special manner. On October 19, Zelie and Louis Martin will be beatified and their ...
13 October 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Archbishop Denis Hart calls new abortion law a “betrayal of humanity”
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) – It is a setback for life, society, and civil coexistence. It is an authentic “betrayal of our shared humanity, a betrayal of women, a betrayal of the innocent unborn child.” This was how ...
6 October 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Thousands of faithful march for life, against the law on abortion
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) – Thousands of Catholics, Christians of other denominations, and members of social movements and associations marched through the streets of Melbourne yesterday, participating in the “Day of ...
29 September 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Convention for Catholic press in the Pacific Islands
Brisbane (Agenzia Fides) – The Australasian Catholic Press Association (ACPA) will be holding its annual Convention in Brisbane, October 1-3, in order to focus on religious news in the area of the Pacific Islands and e ...
26 September 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - October 5: Day of Intercession dedicated to the defeat of the Abortion Law Reform Bill
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) – There is a real threat to unborn lives and a danger to Catholic hospitals says Archbishop Denis Hart of Melbourne in his Pastoral Letter. The Archbishop has also called for a Day of Interces ...
25 September 2008
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Prayer and solidarity for Christians in India, from brethren in the Pacific
Auckland (Agenzia Fides) – A prayer campaign has begun in the Pacific Islands, for the faithful of India, to express support for those who have been victims of the recent attacks led by Hindu fundamentalists in various ...
24 September 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - “Thanks to the Lord and the Holy Father for the splendid WYD days in Sydney,” the youth of Solomon say
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) – The 400 youth of the Solomon Islands who attended WYD in Sydney have “grateful hearts that are filled with praise to God and thanksgiving to the Holy Father.” This is what they themselves ...
17 September 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - September 28 is Social Justice Sunday: Australian Bishops indicate the challenges of modern-day poverty
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – Australia is a young and wealthy nation, however it is not immune from the challenges of a growing rate of poverty, unemployment, marginalization, and the disparity between the rich and poor. T ...
10 September 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Reorganizing the legal statutes of charitable associations: the Church’s contribution
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – The Catholic Church in Australia offered its contribution on the debate taking place in the country over the legal regulation of charitable associations and non-profit organizations. Right now, ...
9 September 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - First postulants in the Diocese of Auki
Auki (Agenzia Fides) – Hope has come for the religious of the Diocese of Auki, with the arrival of five young women from the Solomon Islands who wish to follow Christ in the Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) who staye ...
30 July 2008
OCEANIA/TAHITI - The Year of St. Paul in Papeete: “This jubilee year should be, above all, an occasion for us all to read or re-read the Acts of the Apostles and the Letters of Saint Paul”
Papeete (Agenzia Fides) – “What could be the goal for this jubilee year, if it is not that of becoming more familiar with the teachings of Paul of Tarsus? Unfortunately, there are many Catholics who know nothing more ...
28 July 2008
OCEANIA/NEW CALEDONIA - Over 150 years of evangelization by the Marist Brothers in New Caledonia
Nouméa (Agenzia Fides) – The Marist Community has been present in New Caledonia for over 150 years. The first priest from the Society of Mary arrived in 1842, 10 years before the French regained possession of the isla ...
23 July 2008
OCEANIA/FIJI ISLANDS - The extraordinary WYD experience for the youth of Fiji: “A tsunami of faith and joy!”
Suva (Agenzia Fides) – “It has been a tsunami of faith and joy.” This has been the most common reaction among the youth of the Fiji Islands when they returned to their homeland after the extraordinary experience of ...
22 July 2008
OCEANIA/TAHITI - Saint Clare Monastery in Tahiti: a center for prayer and reflection, welcoming people of diverse cultures and religions
Punaauia (Agenzia Fides) – It was June 7, 1981 when the first Poor Clares arrived from Canada on the Polynesian island of Tahiti. In 1972, the monastery in Lennoxville (Canada) began thinking seriously about founding a ...
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