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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
15 July 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Cardinal George Pell on the eve of WYD: focusing on the family, to give the youth hope
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – For youth with wholesome values and ideals, with a sense of responsibility, what is needed is that society foster the proper conditions for the harmonious growth and development of the family, ...
14 July 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - 48 youth pilgrims from the small island of Wallis sing of their missionary enthusiasm at WYD
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – A lively group of 48 Polynesian youth have arrived on pilgrimage to World Youth Day from the small island of Wallis, of the Islands of Wallis and Futuna, located in the South Pacific, between F ...
11 July 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - The Church’s contribution in the fight against AIDS, at the service of the youth
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - It is a fight that mainly affects the youth, the nation’s future: the fight against AIDS is one of the topics on the agenda for the government in the Solomon Islands. The political, social, an ...
10 July 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “World Youth Day will be a great opportunity and a response to the youth’s interrogatives” - Interview with Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, as he prepares to welcome the world’s youth
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – “In my country, the Church is having to face different situations and issues,” said Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, the host city of World Youth Day 2008, in explaining the situ ...
10 July 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - For 410 youth from the Solomon Islands, their dream of living WYD is coming true, in the spirit of Saint Paul
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) – It’s a dream come true: for 410 youth from the Solomon Islands participating in the upcoming World Youth Day in Sydney, this is an important step, one lived with expectation, enthusiasm, hop ...
9 July 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Catholic Church is still the largest religious community in the country: WYD is a great evangelization opportunity
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - With 27.56% of the Australian population being Catholic, the Church is still the largest religious community in the country. This is what a statement sent from the Church in Australia to Agenzia ...
8 July 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Come Holy Spirit: my hopes for WYD”: Letter from Bishop Kevin Manning of Parramatta
Parramatta (Agenzia Fides) - "Holy Spirit pour out your grace on this great south land of the Holy Spirit, grant to us a new Pentecost. Make of this land a true place of welcome for the young people of the world, grant t ...
3 July 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Work begins in Sydney on another Neo Catechumen Way Redemptoris Mater Seminary
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – On Sunday 29 June Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, laid the foundation stone for another Redemptoris Mater Seminary which the Neo Catechumen Way are building on Chester Hill, in the ...
2 July 2008
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Over 10,000 enthusiastic young Kiwis ready for World Youth Day
Wellington (Agenzia Fides) – Over 10,000 young Kiwis as New Zealanders call themselves, can't wait for WYD in Sydney. This is an unexpectedly high number seeing that only about 100 pilgrims managed to take part in prev ...
1 July 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - At the start of World Youth Day 2008, Ignatian Programme of prayer and service of others for young participants
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – From 15 to 20 July at the start of World Youth Day in Sydney Some 2,000 young people aged 18 to 30 from 26 different countries will take part in an Ignatian Programme of prayer and service of ...
24 June 2008
OCEANIA/SAMOA ISLANDS - Samoan youth preparing for WYD in Sydney
Apia (Agenzia Fides) – The youth on the Samoan Islands are preparing with great enthusiasm to participate in World Youth Day 2008, supported and encouraged by the entire local Church. For many of them, this will be the ...
18 June 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Christian Brothers moving in new directions
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - At the first chapter of their newly created Oceania Province, from June 22 to July 2, the Christian Brothers will look to deepen their spirituality and commitment to their own charism within thei ...
12 June 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - “Why I love Saint Paul” an article by Archbishop Adrian Smith, on the eve of the Pauline Year, celebrated in the Pacific Islands
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) – Among the tiny islands of the Pacific, in the most remote fishing villages and among the wooden churches that can only be reached by seaways, the people are already talking of the Pauline Year ...
19 May 2008
OCEANIA/NEW CALEDONIA - The first and new evangelization of New Caledonia
Nouméa (Agenzia Fides) - There are nearly 8 million Catholics living in Oceania. Six million reside in the two most populated regions, Australia and New Zealand, while the rest are dispersed among the thousands of islan ...
16 May 2008
OCEANIA - Ten years after the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, the Church in Oceania continues advancing on the road of the New Evangelization
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - This year is the 10th anniversary of the first Special Assembly for Oceania of the Synod of Bishops, celebrated on October 22 - December 12, 1998. In February, the Special Council for Oceania of ...
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