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Acts of the Holy See
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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 ...
22 May 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - “ We have survived! A Message from Bishop Bernard O' Grady op, Bishop of Gizo in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands devastated by earthquake and Tsunami in early April
Gizo (Fides Service) - "We have survived! Despite the widespread devastation, a sample of which is shown in the attached photo, we are slowly making our way to recovery after the magnitude 8.1 earthquake of April 2, 2007 ...
21 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Starting from the parishes Catholic Bishops launch new evangelisation of Australia
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - New missionary impetus is needed to counter a decline in religious practice in Australia. With this in mind Archbishop John Bathersby, president of the Australian Bishops' Commission for Mission ...
19 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Little reporters grow: Catholic students research and write “Media and Faith Bishops' project
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Profession reporter: many Australian school students are trying their hand at journalism. On the occasion of World Communications Day Catholic students all over the country have been invited to ...
18 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Evangelising text messages: 21st century Salesians sight new spirituality
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) - From 18 to 20 May the Salesian Education Directors of the Australia-Pacific region will meet in Melbourne for their annual conference to reflect on the motivations and gifts of Salesian spirit ...
16 May 2007
EUROPE/SWITZERLAND - Six of the world's poorest nations recognised for their advanced contributions to the “co-financing” of vaccines, and for putting immunisation on the forefront of their development priorities
Geneva (Fides Service) - The GAVI Alliance and the World Health Organisation announced today that the governments of Guyana, Ghana, and four of Africa’s poorest nations, Madagascar, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, have be ...
16 May 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Writing an article, planning lay out, title, graphics; producing a Newsletter: Catholic school pupils attend media workshop
(Honiara) - The excitement of writing an article, planning a page, the title the graphics and seeing the end product, a publication, was the very significant and instructive recent experience of Catholic school students ...
14 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Receive the Power” song by Australian composer official Hymn for World Youth Day 2008:
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Receive the Power is the title of the official hymn for the celebration of the 23rd World Youth Day in Sydney in 2008 written by young Australian composer Guy Sebastian. “We were looking for a ...
10 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Two new Auxiliary Bishops for Melbourne, Australia's largest Catholic diocese
Melbourne (Fides Service) - Catholics in Melbourne are celebrating the recent appointment of two new Auxiliary Bishops Bishop Timothy Costelloe SDB and Bishop Peter Elliot, to flank Archbishop Denis Hart in the pastoral ...
8 May 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Human Rights and Violence latest issue of Voice Katolika
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) -Human Rights and Violence is the focus of the latest issue of Voice Katolika magazine, produced by the Catholic Church in Solomon Islands. Readers will find contributions by experts, formative ar ...
7 May 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Growing spirit of solidarity, young Australians and New Zealanders want to help as many as possible young people from poor countries to travel to Sydney for 2008 World Youth Day
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - There is a growing spirit of solidarity and charity among young Australian and New Zealand Catholics: parish communities, schools, church movements and associations, are doing their best to help ...
4 May 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Young people from all over the country reflect on 'Education for Life', discussing AIDS and the Media
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Following the last one organised for young couples and families recently the diocese of Honiara hosted a seminar on Education for Life for young people from Catholic schools, parishes, movements ...
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