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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
18 July 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Open your hearts and doors to the young pilgrims!”, says Bishop Anthony Fisher, Coordinator for 2008 World Youth Day in Sydney
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - This time next year Sydney will host the 23 World Youth Day. The opening concelebration of Mass will be presided by Cardinal George Pell, and concelebrated by bishops and priests from various par ...
16 July 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - World Youth Day pilgrim Cross and Icon revives faith in Australia, especially among young people
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) -Australian Catholics need to deepen and strengthen their faith, they need new motivation and opportunities to rediscover and intensify their sense of belonging to the universal. One such opportuni ...
10 July 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - A new web site for Australian Religious and an e-journal: a window on their service of evangelisation in many different fields
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Entering the new web site of Catholic Religious Australia and their monthly e-journal “Pathways” is like opening a door which leads to a land of mission, adventure and hard work: by means of ...
4 July 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Australia can do more for Sudan” says Sudanese Bishop Tombura-Yambio on a visit to Australia, where the Sudanese community is growing rapidly
Adelaide (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Bishop of the diocese of Tombura-Yambio in Southern Sudan, Bishop Joseph Abangite Gasi, recently visited Adelaide to thank the Australians for their humanitarian aid. On his first ...
4 July 2007
OCEANIA/ FIJI - Catholic Archbishop of Suva proposes “ social pact” to build a new democracy
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Archbishop of Suva Petero Mataca, writing in the Fiji Times, highlighted two fundamental questions in the life of Fiji as a nation: a government proposal to build a better country for ...
3 July 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - World Youth Day Cross and Icon of the Blessed Vurgin Mary welcomed to Sydney: to make a 12 month pilgrimage across the dioceses of Australia
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The symbols of the world's largest youth event - the World Youth Day Cross and Icon of Our Lady - arrived in Australia in Sunday 1 July ahead of a day of welcome celebrations in Sydney. The 3.8 ...
3 July 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops prepare Statement for Social Justice Sunday 30 September 2007
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Australian Catholic Social Justice Council is now preparing for the launch of the Australia Catholic Bishops' 2007 Social Justice Sunday Statement in September. In this year's Statement, Who ...
27 June 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Still more than a year away already 2,000 groups have registered representing over 120.000 young people; e-pilgrimage in preparation for the journey
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Almost 2000 groups representing more than 120,000 people have registered to attend the world's largest youth event in Sydney next year. Although still more than a year away, overseas group regist ...
22 June 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Religious pay tribute to Indigenous Australians
Canberra (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Religious of Australia have paid tribute to this country’s Indigenous peoples, thanking them for their resilience and for the richness their cultures bring to Australian life whi ...
21 June 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Full Participation of People with disability in the life of the Australian Catholic Church: new Australian Catholic Disability Council
Canberra (Agenzia Fides) - The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) has given a new focus to the many gifts and blessings that people with disability and their families can bring to the life of the Church. The A ...
6 June 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS- Young people and all the local Church welcome the appointment of Salesian Fr Luciano Capelli as Bishop of Gizo
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - The earthquake and tsunami tragedy in April left in its wake grief and devastation on the island of Gizo, Solomon Islands. Then arrival of the World Youth Day Cross and Icon of the Blessed Virgi ...
4 June 2007
OCEANIA/FIJI ISLANDS - World Youth Day Cross and Icon of Our Lady Oceania tour: Tonga and Fiji Islands
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - World Youth Day Cross accompanied by the Icon of Our Lady Mother of Wisdom continue to tour Oceania. After bringing encouragement and joy to Catholics in Solomon Islands, a country which was hard ...
28 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - National Reconciliation Week: 40 years since referendum gave citizenship to indigenous Australians, full integration still long way off
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Some progress has been made in forty years but much remains to be done for full integration between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians say indigenous leaders, heads of civil organisations, ...
24 May 2007
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Preparations for Conference on Inter-religious Dialogue in Asia and the Pacific, 29 to 31 May
Waitangi (Fides Service) - Final preparations are being made for a Conference on Inter-religious dialogue in Asia and the Pacific to be held in Waitangi, New Zealand, 29 to 31 May. The Conference, organised with the help ...
23 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Ecumenism makes progress in Oceania: 20 May - 3 June Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and Prayers for Reconciliation
Sydney (Fides Service) - Two weeks of intense ecumenical prayer in the Pacific from 17 May to 20 May the Church in Oceania celebrates the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and from 20 May to 3 June Prayers for Re ...
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