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7 September 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Sr Aloisa, a life dedicated to prayer and service of others
Honiara (Fides Service) - Sister Aloisa Alathamalefao an important witness of the Catholic faith in this part of the world, died recently at the age of 96. The local Catholics thank God for the life of this exemplary nat ...
5 September 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Family pastoral work in Solomon Islands: Church offers formation seminar for married and engaged couples
Honiara (Fides Service) - The family as the basic cell of society, the sacrament of marriage as a union of man and woman called by God to share life, the values of faithfulness, sacrifice, love, recipirocal gift of self, ...
2 September 2005
OCEANIA/ISOLE SALOMONE - Marianist Missionaries contribute to formation for 200 young Solomons evangelisers
Honiara (Fides Service) - A formation seminar for young catechists and evangelisers was organised recently by the Marianist Missionaries in Honiara, Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Some 200 enthusiastic young peopl ...
31 August 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “World Youth Day in Sydney 2008: a great opportunità for growth and evangelisation for the Church in Australia”, said retired Archbishop of Sydney Cardinal Edward Clancy
Sydney (Fides Service) - “World Youth Day’s injection of spiritual values could break the spirial of self-indulgence that is responsible for the cycle of suicide and alcohol that kills a signficant number of young A ...
29 August 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Communicators in a changing world: Solomon’s young Catholics are introduced to Information Technology and the Internet
Honiara (Fides Service) - To introduce young Catholic communicators to the potential and use of the media and modern information technolology, the Catholic Communications Commission Solomon Islands recently organised a s ...
29 July 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New Catholic Directory 2005 now available also online
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Catholic Directory 2005 on the Church in Australia has just been published and is also available on line www.catholichdirectory.com.au. The directory lists all Catholic church bodies in the ...
25 July 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - In view of a new educational project Salesian Sisters visit the Pacific Islands
Rome (Fides Service) - Sr Edna Mary Macdonald and Sr Margaret Bentley, two Salesian Sisters , visited Honiara the capital of the Solomon Islands from 17 to 21 July and then went to Fiji. The purpose was to consider est ...
21 July 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Muslim-Christian dialogue in Australia: prejudice and sterotypes must be put aside says Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) - Following the terrorist attacks in London, Bishop Christopher Prowse Auxiliary of Melbourne stressed the need to build good relations and bonds of friendship between Christian and Muslim commu ...
18 July 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Young Adult Ignatian Ministry prepares to take part in World Youth Day in Germany
Sydney (Fides Service) -In view of the 20th World Youth Day in Germany in the coming month of August, Young Adult Ignatian Ministry YAIM has organised Magis World Youth Day for young people aged between 18 adn 26 especia ...
15 July 2005
OCEANIA/TAHITI - Summer schools for young and adult lay Catholics in Polynesia: culture, catechesis and all round religious formation
Papeete (Fides Service) - At the beginning of July the annual Summer schools for lay formation promoted by the diocese of Papeete reopened. “We have six of these schools in the diocese, a good number for a modest area ...
12 July 2005
OCEANIA/PAPUA NUOVA GUINEA - Listening and praying the Word of God: antidote for juvenile delinquency. Retreat in preparation for World Youth Day
Port Moresby (Fides Service) - During a recent Retreat to conclude a year of preparation in view of World Youth Day a group of young Catholics from Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea, reflected on God’s love for ...
11 July 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Christians unite in ecumenical prayers for victims of London terrorist attacks
Sydney (Fides Service) - The different Churches and communities in Australia urged all Christians to pray for the victims of the July 7 terrorist attacks on London and many met for ecumencial rpayer services and special ...
7 July 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Church movements and associations a sort of “blood transfusion” for the Church in Australia, meet with an eye on World Youth Day in Germany
Melbourne (Fides Service) - Lay movements, assocations and communities born since the Second Vatican Council are a new resource for the Church which give new vitality and strength. They are a bit like a blood transfusion ...
5 July 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australians show generous support for Pontifical Mission Societies programmes: donations come also from non Catholics
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australians are generous supporters for the work of the Pontifical Mission Societies which this year have provided assistance for people in tsunami affected areas, for people in need in Papua New ...
4 July 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Sunday of Reconciliation with local Aborigine community promoted by the Christian community on Palm Island where there is the largest number of Aborigines in Australia
Townsville (Fides Service) - Put aside all violence, heal wounds and divisions, work for reconciliation were the aims of a rally organised on Sunday July 3 for Reconciliation with the Aborigine community promoted by the ...
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