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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
15 December 2006
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Advent of prayer and assistance for the poor and the excluded
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Catholics in Papua New Guinea have intensified prayer and charitable works in the Season of Advent. In the parishes, often run by missionary congregations, priests, religious and laity gath ...
12 December 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops’ biannual plenary: family pastoral, youth, inter-religious relations
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Pastoral care for families was the central theme of a recent biannual conference of the Catholic Bishops of Australia in Sydney during which the Bishops approved the publication of a booklet “D ...
7 December 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Parliament approves cloning bill: Australia’s Christians “The law violates the sacredness, value and dignity of human life”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Christians in Australia are deeply disappointed after the House of Representatives passed a controversial cloning bill. After the approval by the Senate on 7 November (see Fides 9/11/2006), the B ...
6 December 2006
OCEANIA/ISOLE FIJI - Archbishop urges Catholics to pray and fast over the constitutional crisis and coup
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - Catholic Archbishop Petero Mataca has called on Catholics throughout the Fiji Islands to pray and fast over the constitutional crisis and coup presently underway in the Pacific island state. The mi ...
27 November 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New appeal by Cardinal George Pell, before debate on stem cell bill
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - If the House of Representatives approves the stem cell bill this week the decision would “waste government money on unproductive research”, said Cardinal George Pell Archbishop of Sydney who ...
16 November 2006
OCEANIA/TONGA - People ask the King for more democracy in the architecture and functioning of the state: riots in Tonga
Nuku’alofa (Agenzia Fides) - The people of Tonga are asking for reforms. In the capital Nuku’alofa hundreds of people have taken part in demonstrations in front of the government buildings. The demonstrations became ...
6 November 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Cloning is “an affront to human dignity” says Cardinal George Pell while parliament discusses proposed new therapeutic cloning laws
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Pro-cloners put scientific or commercial curiosity ahead of human life” said Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, with regard to proposed new therapeutic cloning laws being discussed ...
28 October 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Catholic Media Education produces “little film directors”
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Around 35 people gathered at SIBC Conference Hall, on 21st October, 2006 for the 2006 Media Education Presentation for School students. Teachers, facilitators, animators and special guests join ...
24 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - World Youth Day campaign: Canadian Bishop James Wingle arrives to take part in “Activ8”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Bishop James Wingle has come from Canada to take part in a campaign to promote World Youth Day 2008 to be held in Sydney. Bishop Wingle is Bishop of Saint Catholics diocese a suffragan of Toronto ...
23 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New Eparchy for Catholics of Chaldean Rite in Australia and New Zealand
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Pope Benedict created a Chaldean Eparchy for Oceania, to care for Australian and New Zealand Catholics who follow the Chaldean Rite, with the title of "Saint Thomas Apostle of Sydney of the Chald ...
12 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Drugs are not trendy they only lead to destruction.Youth campaign against drug abuse and diffusion of “ice”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Taking drugs is not trendy or exciting, it does not make life better. It leads only to destruction and desperation: this is the slogan of a Campaign launched by Catholic youth in Australia to dis ...
11 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops of Australia : “No to new Bills which create a new contempt for life by: Creating embryos purely for the purpose of destruction”
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Cloning is an act of contempt for life and can neither be authorised nor regulated by law. This is the position of the Catholic Bishops of Australia expressed in a press statement titled “Human ...
10 October 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - “We thank God for Creation and for Health”: latest issue of “Voice Katolika” focuses on harmonious relationship with man, nature and God
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - Being aware of the gifts we receive every day from God, health which allows man to live and go about his daily activity, creation, nature, the sun, the sea, the land. This and more is presented ...
9 October 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Indigenous scholarships: Catholic archdiocese Sydney initiative of collaboration
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The development and wellbeing of Aboriginal Australians passes by the delicate work of education, particularly for the future of the new generations: with this conviction the Catholic archdiocese ...
2 October 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - “Rediscover your vocation!”: Seminar for Catholic teachers called to accompany students on a path of human, cultural and spiritual growth
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - More than 50 Catholic teachers took part in a formation Seminar at St. Joseph’s School in Tenaru organised jointly by the archdiocese of Honiara Solomons and the diocese of Sale, Australia. S ...
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