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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
15 February 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Cardinal Pell intervenes in debate over RU486 pill: “Australians would like to see the rate of abortion drop rather than rise”
Sydney (Fides Service) - As debate over RU486 was about to begin in Australia’s House of Representatives, the local Catholic Church publicly declared its opposition to the introduction of the abortion pill and stated t ...
14 February 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Archdiocese of Sydney opens new Office for Marriage and Family
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Archdiocese of Sydney recently opened a new Marriage and Family Office. The mandate of the office, an initiative promoted by the Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal Gorge Pell, is to promote the tr ...
13 February 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - In Adelaide Cathedral 1.200 people gather for Mass on the World Day of the Sick : “May Our Lady, the Blessed Virgin Mary, health of the sick, place all mentally ill people in the world under her maternal protection Adelaide (Agenzia Fides) - “Today we implore Our
Mother Mary, health of the sick, to place all mentally ill people in the world under her maternal protection, so that she may console them, enliven them, give them confidence and trust, strength and happiness” Cardinal ...
13 February 2006
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - “Solomon Islands is in Our Hands”: Caritas funds booklet in view of coming elections
Honiara (Fides Service) - “The Catholic Church has commenced distribution of an election awareness booklet entitled, ‘Solomon Aelan Hemi Han Blong Iumi’. “The Pijin booklet has been produced to inform people abo ...
8 February 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Adelaide diocese ready to host annual Catholic “World Day of the Sick” 11th February
Adelaide (Fides Service) - Everything is ready in Adelaide for the main celebration to mark the 14th World Day of the Sick on 11 February feast of Our Lady of Lourdes with the theme this year of “Mental Health and Huma ...
2 February 2006
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Seminar on the Church, the media and announcing the Gospel
Port Moresby (Fides Service) - The Church lives her mission also in the media, a world in which lay Catholics are called to render present the message of God. In Papua New Guinea the local Church is determined to intensi ...
26 January 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Holy Name of Mary Seminary in Honiara offers human and spiritual formation to young seminarians of three dioceses
Honiara (Fides Service) - Holy Name of Mary Seminary in Honiara is a point of reference for human and spiritual formation. It offers the initial integrated three-year philosophy-theology course, Spiritual Year and the ye ...
25 January 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic archbishop of Melbourne says ban on abortion pill RU 486 must remain
Melbourne (Fides Service) - Archbishop Dennis Hart said the ban on RU 486 abortion pill must remain. The Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne said this in a statement issued ahead of the scheduled 9 February parliamentary co ...
24 January 2006
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand Catholic newspaper and sister NZ Catholic website
Auckland (Fides Service) - On the feast of Saint Francis de Sales, patron of journalists New Zealand’s national Catholic newspaper launched its new website. The website www.nzcatholic.org.nz offers local and internat ...
23 January 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Experience of Missionary Sisters of the Assumption evangelisers in the Pacific
Honiara (Fides Service) - It was founded only 6 years ago but the religious congregation of the Sisters Missionaries of the Assumption is already fully involved in evangelisation in Solomon Islands.” The Society of Apo ...
20 January 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Hear the Gospel on-line: Church in Australia provides daily Mass Readings MP3
Sydney (Fides Service) - To offer Web users the opportunity not only to read Holy Scripture but also to hear it on-line, the Church Resources office of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference has launched Dailyrea ...
19 January 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian women religious committed to fighting human trafficking and sexual abuse of women and girls
Sydney (Fides Service) - The phenomenon of human trafficking and sexual abuse of women and children is an attack on human dignity and a crime against humanity and against God. It must be fought with the involvement of pu ...
16 January 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Ignatian Spirituality Centres in Australia share web site
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Ignatian spirituality is spreading on the Newest of the continents thanks to Spirituality Centres, Spiritual Exercises, Days of Reflection and now also via the Internet. A new web site dedicated ...
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 ...
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