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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
12 January 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Pope chooses theme for World Youth Day 2008 “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses" received with full approval by Catholics in Australia
Sydney (Fides Service) - “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8) is the theme the Pope Benedict XVI has chosen for the 23rd World Youth Day to be he ...
20 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Put Christ back at the centre of Christmas” says Archbishop of Adelaide
Adelaide (Fides Service) - Just as children put the statue of the infant Jesus at the centre of the nativity Scene so adults too should put Christ at the centre of Christmas which has become a feast of consumerism. This ...
13 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “No to racism, yes to respect for everyone” says Cardinal George Pell Archbishop of Sydney as juvenile violence continues in the city
Sydney (Fides Service) - In Sydney, where riots and violence between groups of youths of Middle East and European origin continue the Catholic Archbishop, Cardinal George Pell has condemned racism and violence and called ...
12 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholics must be more present in the media: Bishops about to issue statement Church and Media
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Catholic Church in Australian plans to increase its presence in the media and make better use of these ‘new pulpits’ for evangelisation which are part of the culture and world of the thir ...
9 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Sacred Heart Missionaries celebrate 100 years of pastoral service in Oceania
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart MSC, one of the most widespread and active religious congregations in Australia, are marking the 100th anniversary of their presence in that country. Main cen ...
7 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops of Australia plan to open New National Office for Evangelisation to mark the 30th anniversary of encyclical Evangelii Nuntiandi
Sydney (Fides Service) - To mark the 30th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Evangelii Nuntiandi the Catholic Bishops of Australia announced they will consider setting up a National Office of Evangelisation, like ...
6 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “No to the death penalty”: Pontifical Mission Societies Australia supports world campaign to abolish capital punishment
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Australia should be more committed to saying NO to the death penalty and YES to life” said Fr Terry Bell, national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia. He said that ...
5 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Bishops: Nostra Aetate marked a turning point in inter-religious dialogue
Sydney (Fides Service) - “Nostra Aetate marked a turning point in inter-religious dialogue” the Catholic Bishops of Australian said in a statement issued at the end of a recent meeting in which they said the Council ...
28 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - www.wyd2008.org: hosting Sydney archdiocese launches World Youth Day 2008 web site
Sydney (Fides Service) - www.wyd2008.org is the address of web site opened by the hosting Catholic Church in Australia for the 23rd World Youth Day scheduled to take place in Sydney 15 - 20 July 2008. There is widespread ...
25 November 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - “Keep away from addictions” Catholic Archbishop of Honiara urges young Confirmation candidates
Honiara (Fides Service) - Every young person is called to encounter Jesus in prayer and follow him in service of others, Archbishop Adrian Smith of Honiara said in his homily before he conferred the sacrament of Confirma ...
23 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholics in Australia committed to stopping trafficking of women and children
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Catholic Church has a network of social institutes, organisations and associations which can help fight the scourge of human trafficking and to assist the victims of this crime. The Church is ...
21 November 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Mass media can enhance lives and spread a culture of peace: local Church helps to educate young people
Honiara (Fides Service) - “There is a real need for students and people who want to learn more, to use the media, as mush as possible to read papers, listen to the radio and watch TV, as all these are part of the deve ...
14 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australia’s ecumenical movement magazine inUnity on-line
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australia’s ecumenical magazine InUnity has an edition on line: stories, events, news from the Christian Churches on the Newest of continents, joint celebrations in which the ecumenical movemen ...
11 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Build good relations for social harmony: inter-religious Seminar at Griffith University Brisbane
Brisbane (Fides Service) - It is necessary to work harder to improve inter-religious relations in Australia to build better coexistence and increase social harmony : on the basis of this conviction on 19 and 20 November ...
5 November 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - The Church on mission through the mass-media: new format Voice Katolika Catholic quarterly ever more popular
Honiara (Fides Service) - The role of the media is to inform, educate and enhance the lives of people said Fr. Ambrose Pereira in the third issue of the Catholic quarterly Voice Katolika in its new format. The magazine ...
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