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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
21 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Cyclone Larry puts Queensland in state of emergency: churches offer shelter to homeless families
Townsville (Fides Service) - A violent cyclone Larry struck the eastern coastal regions of Australia on March 19. The category 5 cyclone, the most destructive in thirty years, raged with winds up to 300km per hour along ...
20 March 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS From Africa to the Pacific South African Bishop Kevin Dowling in Melanesia on “choose life” campaign against AIDS
Honiara (Fides Service) - It is a journey which has taken him to Papua New Guinea, Solomon Island and other parts of the Pacific to increase awareness on the theme of respect for life and the fight against HIV/AIDS: Bish ...
18 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Brisbane archdiocese borrows two African priests
Brisbane (Fides Service) - The Archdiocese of Brisbane in Australia asked the diocese of Umuahia in Nigeria to lend it a couple of priests for a while. The inter-continental twinning agreement is taking shape: Nigerian B ...
15 March 2006
OCEANIA/SOLOMONS - Catholics in Solomons mourn Father Michael Aike, Solomon Islands first Catholic priest
Honiara (Fides Service) - The Catholic community in Solomon islands is mourning the passing of Father Michael Aike, Solomon Islands first Catholic priest. Fr Michael died on 14 March after a long illness. “As the senio ...
14 March 2006
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Wellington archdiocese assigns important role to lay Catholics in pastoral care
Wellington (Fides Service) - The Archdiocese of Wellington in New Zealand is harnessing the potential of lay Catholics to help provide adequate and ever better pastoral care. More and more lay people are playing leading ...
13 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australia’s Catholics prepare with enthusiasm to host 23rd World Youth Day in Sydney 2008
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australia’s Catholics are preparing with growing enthusiasm to host and live the 23rd World Youth Day in 2008 which Sydney will have the honour of organising. Sydney’s Auxiliary Bishop Anthon ...
9 March 2006
EUROPE/CROATIA - National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies appointed
Vatican City (Fides Service) - Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples on 5 January 2006 appointed National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Croatia for a f ...
8 March 2006
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - A radio produced by young people for young people: Radio Bosco marks 1st anniversary
Honiara (Fides Service) - Young people love Radio Bosco a Catholic radio station launched a year ago by the Salesian Fathers in Solomon Islands. The Radio started broadcasting on 27 February 2005 offering a competent and ...
7 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Women and young people for peace, pastoral care for Aborigines, Lenten Message also MP3: upcoming initiatives of the Church in Australia
Sydney (Fides Service) - Lent 2006 will be a period of intense missionary vivacity and initiatives in Australia. According to Australia’s Catholic monthly “Mission & Spirituality News”, tomorrow 8 March in Melbourn ...
6 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Internet offers ideas for Lenten reflection and prayer: initiative of Jesuit Fathers at Creighton University
Sydney (Fides Service) - For Lent this year the Jesuit Fathers at Creighton University have proposed a daily itinerary of reflection and prayer via the Internet. The initiative is for all Christians but particularly youn ...
1 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic youth ministers in Sydney in July for first National Youth Symposium also in view of hosting 2008 World Youth Day, the first in Oceania
Sydney (Fides Service) - ‘Builders and Dreamers: Creating Sustainable Ministry with Young People’ is the theme of the first national youth symposium to be held in Sydney in July. The event will give Catholic youth mi ...
17 February 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Go Tell Everyone”: Australian Bishops issue Pastoral Letter on the Church and the Media
Sydney (Fides Service) - “Go tell everyone” is the title of a recent Pastoral Letter on the Church and the Media issued by the Catholic Bishops of Australia. In fact the Church in Australia intends to be increasingly ...
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 ...
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