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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
10 December 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Bishops: May Australia be a promoting force for human rights
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - UN Human Rights Day, which is celebrated on December 10, should generate a reflection on the respect of human rights in Australia, particularly against indigenous peoples such as the Aborigines a ...
9 December 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Islamic State Jihadists have hacked a Syriac Catholic parish website
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Islamic State (IS) jihadists have hacked the website of Our Lady of Mercy Syriac Catholic Church, posting videos of Islamic State terrorists beheading, shooting and burning victims alive and thre ...
3 December 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Celebrating Joy and Mercy Australian Catholic Youth Festival
Adelaide (Agencia Fides) – More than three thousand young people from every diocese in Australia have arrived in Adelaide to take part in the Catholic Youth Festival, a three day gathering organised by the local Cathol ...
27 November 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Bishops appeal for the abolition of the death penalty worldwide
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Bishops of Australia are opposed to death penalty and have asked to abolish it throughout the world, making themselves available to contribute effectively to this goal: as Fides learns, this ...
29 October 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Mission's appeal: "Let us remember the most vulnerable children at Christmas"
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - With the festive season nearly upon us again, Catholic Mission Australia is urging its supporters to remember the most vulnerable children around the world this Christmas. In the statement sent t ...
29 October 2015
OCEANIA/FIJI - Hydrological risk: 90,000 people need food and water
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - The Fiji islands are going through a difficult period because of the hydrological risk that affects 67,000 people, or 13% of the population in the Country. The production of sugar cane has declined ...
10 October 2015
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Bishops: "Stop the crime against people accused of black magic"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - In Papua New Guinea, the Catholic Church has convened a special meeting at the end of the month to address the issue of crimes and murders against persons suspected of having practiced blac ...
1 September 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Appeal to release children detained in the center for immigrants in Nauru
Yaren (Agenzia Fides) - A Committee of the Australian Senate has just presented a document that defines the "inadequate, inappropriate and unsafe" living conditions of asylum seekers at the detention center in Nauru. On ...
1 July 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Twenty years of commitment to the reception of migrants
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) – To develop guidelines on the pastoral theme of reception and solidarity towards migrants and asylum seekers: is the mission of the Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office within the Bish ...
5 June 2015
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Episcopal Commission for Migrants: "Take action to help the persecuted Rohingya"
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "We must take urgent action to help refugees and the persecuted Rohingya fleeing Myanmar". This is the appeal launched by the Commission for Migrants within the Episcopal Conference of Australia. ...
13 May 2015
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Letter of Bishops: "The evil of capital punishment"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "With the many countries that have abolished the death penalty as an extreme act of violence performed in the name of the people and with the teaching of the Catholic Church, we the bishops ...
11 May 2015
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Bishops' Letter for the "Pacific Games": Sport, a tool for growth
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "The Catholic Church recognises sport to be one of the great institutions of our society that helps individuals realise their human potential and builds up the bonds of the community, foste ...
5 May 2015
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Consecrated Life has the responsibility of "waking up a world" asleep in comfortable compromises
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The most significant contribution of consecrated persons to the Church of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands is the witness of their lives: say the Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea ...
16 April 2015
OCEANIA/VANUATU - Church's response plan helps residents in aftermath of cyclone Pam
Port Vila (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Church in Vanuatu, supported by Caritas Oceania agencies, including Caritas Australia and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, have been distributing tarpaulins and other emergency aid a ...
31 March 2015
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Cases of multidrug resistant tuberculosis increase and there is little accessibility to healthcare
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - 85% of the population in Papua New Guinea lives in rural areas where access to health services is very precarious and it is equally difficult to reach hospitals. There is a doctor and five ...
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