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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
1 February 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Young people, evangelise: WYD is coming!”, says Auxiliary Bishops of Sydney
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The event is imminent and an extra effort for evangelisation is needed over the next few months: this request was addressed to young Catholics by Bishop Julian Charles Porteous, auxiliary Bishop ...
29 January 2008
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Sister receives award for 50 years of service to the rural poor
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - In recognition of her person and service, appreciated by the Australian civil community, is the esteem of the entire nation for the Catholic Church: Sr Patricia Rhatigan, who dedicated 50 years ...
25 January 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - New priests ordained in Solomons
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Solomon Islands has a new priest Fr John Peter Varea, aged 28, ordained on 20 January by Archbishop Adrian Smith of Honiara. In his homily the Archbishop said “We joyfully announce and testify ...
14 January 2008
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Twinning with young Australians in view of World Youth Day
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - They have come to Solomon Islands for an experience of study (many are history, economy, development students), volunteer work, encounter and sharing with other young people, communion of faith ...
20 December 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New on-line journal for Australian Catholic students in view of World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Australian Catholic Students Association has launched a new on-line edition of its two monthly journal New Springtime. The publication aims to be “a journal of faith, culture and society” ...
19 December 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Young Catholics in Solomons get a taste of World Youth Day
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - A moment of prayer, communion, sharing and celebration. For three days young Catholics in Solomons had a taste of World Youth Day. Some 200 young people from all over the islands took part in W ...
18 December 2007
OCEANIA/ AUSTRALIA - First ever lay National Director for Pontifical Mission Societies: a sign of increasing participation of lay people in the Church
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australian Catholics welcomed the recent appointment of the first ever lay National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies, 'Catholic Mission' in Australia. Mr Martin Teulan was appointed f ...
13 December 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Young Catholics reflect on the theme of World Youth Day: "You will receive the power of the Holy Spirit”
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - A path of preparation in stages to culminate with WYD in Sydney next year: this is the proposal of the Catholic Church in Solomons is proposing to young Catholics in parishes, associations, scho ...
12 December 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “For Christmas give World Youth Day to a young person in a poor country ”, WYD voucher campaign
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - A lovely Christmas gift would be to make a contribution to help young people in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Oceania with scarce economic resources take part in the 23rd World Youth Day event in ...
11 December 2007
OCEANIA/TONGA - First Tonga born Salesian priest: seed of evangelisation
Nuku’alofa (Agenzia Fides) - The charisma of don Bosco is spreading in Oceania. After years of evangelisation and vocation promotion, discernment and spiritual counselling, Salesians in Oceania are celebrating the Ord ...
10 December 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pontifical Mission Societies launch “alternative Christmas gift” campaign
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia have launched a campaign for a Christmas not of consumerism but of solidarity and support for the missions, encouraging people to exchange 'alternati ...
5 December 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Education, development, promotion of women: Caritas Solomons assesses the past and plans the future
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Caritas Solomon Islands has just concluded a three year period of intense activity. In a country which has experience ethnic tensions and is still besieged by pockets of endemic poverty and unde ...
4 December 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New John Paul II Life and Family Centre opened in Brisbane
Brisbane (Agenzia Fides) - A new John Paul II Centre for the Family and Life was recently opened by Archbishop John Bathersby in Brisbane. The Centre will deal with issues regarding life and the family, research sand stu ...
29 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - WYD, a turning point and new impulse to Youth Pastoral Care in Australia
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Australia's network of Catholic diocesan youth pastoral co-ordinators is working intensely in view of the 23rd World Youth Day in Sydney in July next year. The event is expected to have a major i ...
28 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - May the fruit of WYD be conversion of hearts: results of a study “Youth and new evangelisation in the 21st Century ”.
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The hopes of Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Pell, the Bishops of Sydney World Youth Day organising committee are already coming true with abundant fruits: World Youth Days represent for young pilgr ...
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