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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
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 ...
30 April 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - "Keeping Time. Australian families and the culture of overwork" May 1 Pastoral Letter from the Catholic Bishops' Catholic Social Justice Council
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “No” to the culture of overwork which produces an individualistic mentality undermining family communion and bonds: families must be guaranteed time for interpersonal contact, conversation, h ...
28 April 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Thien An Pastoral Centre a gift for young Vietnamese Australian Catholics
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) - Thien An Catholic Pastoral Centre was offered as a gift to young Catholic Vietnamese immigrants living in the suburbs of Melbourne from other young Australians. Thien An in Vietnamese means ...
27 April 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Efforts continue to assist people affected by earthquake and tsunami: Caritas supplies material and spiritual comfort
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - A month since the earthquake and tsunami disaster efforts continue to provide assistance to the affected people even now that the emergency appears to have disappeared from international news. ...
26 April 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Education to Life Seminar for young people and families
Honiara (Fides Service) - Recently young people and families in Honiara were invited to take part in an Education to Life Seminar organised by the Honiara Diocesan Association for Life and the Family. Besides many young ...
20 April 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Local Catholics say farewell to World Youth Day Cross and Icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary after intense and moving experience
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - “Solomon Islands has witnessed great excitement these past ten days with the presence of the World Youth Day Cross and Icon of our Blessed Mother”, said Bishop Chris Cardone op, Bishop of Au ...
13 April 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Young people invited to express their Christian faith with artistic creativity during Youth Festival at World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Talented young people from anywhere in the world have been invited to put their art at the service of the 2008 World Youth Day in Sydney. WYD organisers have asked young artists, musicians, singe ...
2 April 2007
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Earthquake and tsunami trigger solidarity race
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - An 8 degree Richter scale earthquake followed by a 10 mt high tsunami struck Solomon Islands on Sunday 1 April leaving at least 10 dead, dozens of injured and whole villages washed away, partic ...
30 March 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Palm Sunday in 13 Australian cities with the banner of peace, non violence and disarmament
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Prayer and watching, colourful parades, words and songs for peace and non-violence and universal brotherhood: all over Australia Palm Sunday will be a great day for peace. The country’s 13 prin ...
27 March 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Local Church talks with Federal Government about opening Catholic schools to ensure high-school education for Aboriginal youth
Sydney (Fides Service) - With criticism mounting over the number of Indigenous students missing out on high school education, the Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell, said that the local Church is negotiating with ...
26 March 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Catholics ready to welcome World Youth Day Symbols, the Cross and the Icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - The young Catholic Church in Solomon Islands is preparing to welcome the symbols of World Youth Day. The World Youth Day Cross accompanied by the Image of the Blessed Virgin Mary which started a ...
16 March 2007
OCEANIA/REPUBLIC OF FIJI - Fiji’s civil society and 15 other Pacific Forum member countries call for elections to restore peace and harmony after the military coup last December
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - The country needs elections to restore harmony, peace and respect for human rights. Foreign ministers of the 16-member Pacific Island Forum have called on Fiji’s military regime to return the nat ...
15 March 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne condemns introduction of law to allow “therapeutic” cloning of human embryos
Melbourne (Fides Service) -The Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne Archbishop Dennis Hart has condemned an announcement by the first minister of Victoria that the state government will introduce a law modelled on a recent f ...
13 March 2007
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Muslim and non Muslim Australians in dialogue at Old Parliament House, Cardinal George Pell Archbishop of Sydney was there
Canberra (Fides Service) - To discuss the place of Muslims in Australia some 340 non Muslim and 40 Muslim Australians were chosen from a representative sample of 1,400 Australians to take part in a 2 day meeting at Old P ...
12 March 2007
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Catholics mourn Marist missionary Bishop Gerard Francis Loft who died a month ago in his native New Zealand
Honiara (Fides Service) - “Jesus said to Simon Peter: do not be afraid from now on you will be fishers of men” (Lk 5, 11). This promise made by Jesus after the “miraculous catch of fish”, was fulfilled in the lif ...
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