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26 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Labour wins elections and promises to revise government Aboriginal community policies
Canberra (Agenzia Fides) - During elections on 24 November after 11 years of Liberal government, Australians voted for the Labour party led by Kevin Rudd. The labour party obtained over 50% majority in parliament and in ...
23 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “An election is not about personal well being it is about to whole country”: on the eve of general elections Bishop of Parramatta issues 'Pastoral Message on voting'
Canberra (Agenzia Fides) - Voting is an obligation which over-rides self interest, party affiliation, or the personal attraction of any individual politician and voters should give authority to work for the common good, ...
22 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - On the eve of elections Catholic Bishops call attention to bio-ethics
Canberra (Agenzia Fides) - In view of elections for parliament and a new prime minister on 24 November, the Catholic Bishops of Australia have brought the issue of bio-ethics to the attention of the country's political l ...
21 November 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Sisters Evangelise at Internet cafes
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Becoming familiar with the Internet and new information technology and evangelise at the same time, telling people that being Christians in the third millennium means using the present day media ...
19 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Randwick Racecourse will host World Youth Day evening Vigil and World Youth Day Mass, as twinning between young people across Ocean continues
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The organisers of World Youth Day announced with joy that the government of New South Wales has said Randwick Racecourse is willing to host the World Youth Day evening Vigil and World Youth Day M ...
16 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Blog dedicated to Blessed Mother Mary MacKillop draws more young people to WYD
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) - After the interactive Mother Mary MacKillop museum opened near Melbourne, to recall her biography and spirituality (see Fides 12/11/2007), a Blog has been opened in her memory www.mmkmelb.blog ...
15 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Aboriginal Australian artist works with World Youth Day 2008
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The organisers of World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney 15 to 20 July, have announced that Australian Aboriginal Richard Campbell will soon be working with them. Several WYD products will bear some of h ...
12 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - St Joseph Sisters open museum in honour of Blessed Mother Mary MacKillop, Patron Saint of WYD in Sydney
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) - The Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart in Victoria Province have opened a museum in honour of their foundress Blessed Mother Mary MacKillop in Fitzroy, near Melbourne, where Mary was bor ...
9 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Good Shepherd Sisters promote human development among Aboriginal Australians with Scholarship programme
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Australian Good Shepherd Sisters in collaboration with the Mary MacKillop Foundation (Australia's first Blessed, beatified by Pope John Paul II in Sydney in January 1995) have launched the annual ...
6 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - "Help us reach Millennium Goals" Caritas urges political forces in electoral campaign
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The political forces which govern Australia must enable the country to make a greater contribution towards achieving the Millennium Goals one of which was to eradicate extreme poverty in the worl ...
31 October 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLAND - Religious life in the Pacific grows: a Dominican Nun makes Solemn Profession
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Recently the Catholic community in Solomons rejoiced for the solemn profession of Sister Loretta Arohikeni, who took her final vows as a Dominican Sister in Honiara Cathedral. Locally born Siste ...
29 October 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Technical training Centres and schools needed in rural areas to promote integral development particularly for young people
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Technical training Centres, schools, mission stations, social centres which promote health aggregation are essential in rural areas of Solomons to ensure human, economic, social, cultural and sp ...
26 October 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Gizo diocese rejoices for ordination of new Bishop Luciano Capelli, Italian Salesian missionary
Gizo (Agenzia Fides) - When a missionary is appointed a Bishop it is a great joy for the local people. Especially when the new Bishop is a priest who has been very close to the life and the problems of the people, is fam ...
25 October 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “World Youth Day, a new Pentecost”, says Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Bishop Julian Porteous
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “World Youth Day is a new Pentecost, desperately needed by Australia” says Bishop Julian Porteous auxiliary Sydney who has encouraged young Australians to reflect on a “new Pentecost” sin ...
24 October 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Caroline Chisholm, active lay woman involved in social apostolate on the way to the honour of the altars
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - In the year 2008 Australian Catholics will ask permission to open the diocesan stage of a process for the beatification of British born lay woman Caroline Chisholm, who devoted her life to social ...
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