Information service of the Pontifical Mission Societies since 1927
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 [GMT +1]
Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
27 November 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops of Australia pray the new government “may be guided by wisdom, justice and moral integrity ”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Bishops Conference of Australia congratulated the new government led by the Labour leader Kevin Rudd, winner in elections on 24 November. Gathered in Sydney for a plenary assembly ...
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 ...
Total articles: 928 - Page 38 of 38
World Mission Sunday 2017
Message of His Holiness
The missionaries killed during 2016