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3 February 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Melanesian spirituality, good basis for proclaiming the Gospel among the “dark skinned people of Oceania”
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Melanesia culture and spirituality, a holistic understanding of human and divine, was a good basis for announcing the Good News of Jesus Christ. In fact only 150 years since the first attempts a ...
30 January 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - ‘Australian Catholics’ Magazine ever more popular, sharing stories of newly found hope and lived faith
Richmond (Agenzia Fides) - It is sought and read with interest and enthusiasm in communities, parishes, schools, serving also for youth pastoral and formation for students: “Australian Catholics- Faith and living for c ...
29 January 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Schools appreciated for quality education and lower cost
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Catholic Schools are still highly appreciated in Australia not only for traditional quality education but also for more reasonable fees in some parts of the vast country. Community and parent gro ...
19 January 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “WYD of communion and solidarity among youth from rich and poor countries”, says Bishop Fisher. Sydney 2008 pilgrimages planned all over the world
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - WORLD Youth Day 2008 participants from the poorest countries will pay the lowest registration fees, while participants from industrialised nations such as Australia will pay the most in a solidar ...
15 December 2006
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Advent of prayer and assistance for the poor and the excluded
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Catholics in Papua New Guinea have intensified prayer and charitable works in the Season of Advent. In the parishes, often run by missionary congregations, priests, religious and laity gath ...
12 December 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops’ biannual plenary: family pastoral, youth, inter-religious relations
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Pastoral care for families was the central theme of a recent biannual conference of the Catholic Bishops of Australia in Sydney during which the Bishops approved the publication of a booklet “D ...
7 December 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Parliament approves cloning bill: Australia’s Christians “The law violates the sacredness, value and dignity of human life”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Christians in Australia are deeply disappointed after the House of Representatives passed a controversial cloning bill. After the approval by the Senate on 7 November (see Fides 9/11/2006), the B ...
6 December 2006
OCEANIA/ISOLE FIJI - Archbishop urges Catholics to pray and fast over the constitutional crisis and coup
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - Catholic Archbishop Petero Mataca has called on Catholics throughout the Fiji Islands to pray and fast over the constitutional crisis and coup presently underway in the Pacific island state. The mi ...
27 November 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New appeal by Cardinal George Pell, before debate on stem cell bill
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - If the House of Representatives approves the stem cell bill this week the decision would “waste government money on unproductive research”, said Cardinal George Pell Archbishop of Sydney who ...
16 November 2006
OCEANIA/TONGA - People ask the King for more democracy in the architecture and functioning of the state: riots in Tonga
Nuku’alofa (Agenzia Fides) - The people of Tonga are asking for reforms. In the capital Nuku’alofa hundreds of people have taken part in demonstrations in front of the government buildings. The demonstrations became ...
6 November 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Cloning is “an affront to human dignity” says Cardinal George Pell while parliament discusses proposed new therapeutic cloning laws
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Pro-cloners put scientific or commercial curiosity ahead of human life” said Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, with regard to proposed new therapeutic cloning laws being discussed ...
28 October 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Catholic Media Education produces “little film directors”
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Around 35 people gathered at SIBC Conference Hall, on 21st October, 2006 for the 2006 Media Education Presentation for School students. Teachers, facilitators, animators and special guests join ...
24 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - World Youth Day campaign: Canadian Bishop James Wingle arrives to take part in “Activ8”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Bishop James Wingle has come from Canada to take part in a campaign to promote World Youth Day 2008 to be held in Sydney. Bishop Wingle is Bishop of Saint Catholics diocese a suffragan of Toronto ...
23 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New Eparchy for Catholics of Chaldean Rite in Australia and New Zealand
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Pope Benedict created a Chaldean Eparchy for Oceania, to care for Australian and New Zealand Catholics who follow the Chaldean Rite, with the title of "Saint Thomas Apostle of Sydney of the Chald ...
12 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Drugs are not trendy they only lead to destruction.Youth campaign against drug abuse and diffusion of “ice”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Taking drugs is not trendy or exciting, it does not make life better. It leads only to destruction and desperation: this is the slogan of a Campaign launched by Catholic youth in Australia to dis ...
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