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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
4 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Maronite Catholics in Australia welcome relics of Maronite Saints for the first time
Sydney (Fides Service) - In 2005 for the first time ever relics of three Maronite saints, Charbel, Rafqa and Nemetallah have been brought from Lebanon to visit the consistent and lively community of Maronite Catholics in ...
30 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australians prepare for “Anti-Poverty Week ” 17-22 October which includes UN anti-poverty day and for Catholics will culminate World Mission Sunday
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australia is soon to mark Anti-Poverty Week with events and initiatives concerning the wellbeing of vulnerable individuals and families in Australia and around the world organised by parishes, mo ...
29 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Biblist on the eve of the Synod of Bishops in the Vatican: “We will reflect on the true essence of the Eucharist. The Church is not just a body of believers, but rather, a Eucharistic people."
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australian biblical scholar Salesian Fr Frank Moloney, from Melbourne who will attend the Synod of Bishops focussed on The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Life and Mission of the Church, 2-2 ...
27 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Local Church launches ‘Catholic Australia’ newsletter on the web: first issue focuses on World Mission Sunday
Sydney (Fides Service) - With a brand new publication “Catholic Australia” a newsletter on the Internet, the Catholic Church in Australia aims to provide Catholic parishes, schools, religious communities, lay associa ...
26 September 2005
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand welcomes relics of mission patroness Saint Therese of Lisieux at the start of a pilgrimage across the islands coinciding with the end of the Year of the Eucharist
Wellington(Fides Service) - This year in New Zealand the feast of St Therese of Lisieux, patroness of the missions, 1 October, will be celebrated in style thanks to the presence of the relics of Saint Therese Little Flow ...
22 September 2005
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Gathering of 1,500 young Papuans determined to follow Jesus in the spirit of World Youth Day
Port Moresby (Fides Service) - At least 1,500 young Papuans determined to follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ took part in a recent Youth Festival styled after this Summer’s great World Youth Day event in Germany i ...
21 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Research must respect the supreme value of human life”: Cardinal George Pell appeals to the world of science
Sydney (Fides Service) - “Scientific reserach must respect the supreme value of human life” said Cardinal George Pell, archbishop of Sydney in his submission to a Government inquiry into laws covering cloning and the ...
19 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pastoral care for prison inmates: a sentence should serve for re-education not only punishment says Catholic Bishop of Melbourne
Melbourne (Fides Service) -Social Justice Sunday in Australia 25 September should be a time for reflection and concrete acts of solidarity for people in prison who are often desperately lonely and totally ignorant of God ...
16 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - South African Cardinal Napier in Australia offers touching testimonial on Wollongong diocese mission month theme ‘Proclaiming Life for All - Witness, Liberate, Teach and Celebrate’
Wollongong (Fides Service)- A celebration of the universality of the Church’s mission and the fact that in the Catholic world north and south do not exist. The event was a ceremony to launch the missionary month of Oct ...
15 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Pastoral Projects Office opens new website
Sydney (Fides Service) -The research and pastoral planning office of the Australian Bishops has just unveiled its new website www.ppo.catholic.org.au offering information on its progects, a FAQ about the Church in Austra ...
14 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “Jesus, Light for the World Living the Gospel Today”: Australian Catholic Social Justice Council issues 2005 Statament for Social Justice Sunday 25 September
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Jesus, Light for the World Living the Gospel Today” is the title of the 2005 Social Justice Statement issued by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference in view of Australia’s national Social Ju ...
13 September 2005
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Salesians 25 years at the service of young people where violence among youth is widespread
Port Moresby (Fides Service) -Juvenile deliquency in New Guinea is a serious problem, a matter of concern for experts, educators, civil and religious leaders. The Salesians who first came here 25 years ago to work among ...
12 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Hobart archdiocese Tasmania opens new Catholic Diocesan Centre: “Preaching the Gospel is still our main task”
Hobart (Fides Service) - The Catholic diocese of Hobart in Tasmania, Australia, has a new Centre which houses the Church’s administration and pastoral offices as well as the Catholic Development Fund, the Catholic Educ ...
8 September 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - English version of New Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church soon on sale in Australia
Sydney (Fides Service) - The new Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church is “concise and valuable” said Bishop Kevin Manning of Paramatta diocese in Australia where the English version of the book will soo ...
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 ...
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