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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
4 April 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - World Youth Day in Sydney 2008 an injection of spiritual values for young Australians, a remedy for data emerging from survey among young people
Canberra (Fides Service) - The family still has decisive influence on the religion of young people but widespread relativism robs them of sound moral and spiritual reference points according to a survey by the Christian ...
1 April 2006
OCEANIA/SALOMON ISLANDS - Latest edition of Voice Katolika magazine issued by the Catholic Church Solomons focuses on Women
Honiara (Fides Service) - “Women have a special charisma to bring new life into the world and their contribution in all spheres of society is essential”: says Voice Katolika a Catholic publication in Solomon Islands ...
31 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Catholics commemorate John Paul II
Canberra (Fides Service) - “Catholics in Australia, individuals, associations, movements, schools, parishes are preparing to commemorate the figure of John Paul II on the first anniversary of his death. In Catholic chu ...
30 March 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - A Seminar on priestly formation in Solomons discusses vocations, education and fight against AIDS
Honiara (Fides Service) - What are the pastoral priorities in Solomons, how to face new problems which modern culture brings to parishes, schools and in the Catholic community at large? What subjects must formation focus ...
29 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pope Benedict XVI Encyclical Deus Caritas Est released on CD by Archdiocese of Melbourne for distribution in parishes, schools and associations
Melbourne (Fides Service) - The first Encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI Deus Caritas Est has been released in a double CD narration by the archdiocese of Melbourne. The CD was produced by Catholic Communications features ...
25 March 2006
OCEANIA/REPUBLIC OF FIJI - Sport promotes friendship and solidarity: ‘old boy’ donates new sports equipment for Catholic schools
Suva (Fides Service) - Sport taught in schools is a valuable means of educating to values, discipline, friendship and team work. Thanks to a generous donation from an ‘old boy’ pupils at Catholic schools in Fiji will ...
24 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Children must be protected from “Internet Ogres” making web use safe and non violent
Canberra (Fides Service) - Yes to new technology, but the use and immense cultural opportunities offered by the Internet must go hand in hand with protection of minors to save them from becoming victims of the web. This ...
23 March 2006
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - British High Commissioner presents award to Don Bosco Technological Institute
Port Moresby (Fides Service) - Catholic schools are a valuable resource for the country. As places of great professional competence, didactic ability and morality they are fundamental for the formation of the young gener ...
22 March 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Cyclone Larry, relief aid needed for 7,000 homeless: swift response from St Vincent de Paul Society and Caritas Australia
Innisfail (Fides Service) - To assist victims of cyclone Larry Catholics are in front line: as government aid begins to reach people in disaster areas of north east Queensland affected by the 19 March, cyclone, St Vincen ...
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 ...
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