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7 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops of Australia plan to open New National Office for Evangelisation to mark the 30th anniversary of encyclical Evangelii Nuntiandi
Sydney (Fides Service) - To mark the 30th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Evangelii Nuntiandi the Catholic Bishops of Australia announced they will consider setting up a National Office of Evangelisation, like ...
6 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “No to the death penalty”: Pontifical Mission Societies Australia supports world campaign to abolish capital punishment
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - “Australia should be more committed to saying NO to the death penalty and YES to life” said Fr Terry Bell, national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia. He said that ...
5 December 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Bishops: Nostra Aetate marked a turning point in inter-religious dialogue
Sydney (Fides Service) - “Nostra Aetate marked a turning point in inter-religious dialogue” the Catholic Bishops of Australian said in a statement issued at the end of a recent meeting in which they said the Council ...
28 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - www.wyd2008.org: hosting Sydney archdiocese launches World Youth Day 2008 web site
Sydney (Fides Service) - www.wyd2008.org is the address of web site opened by the hosting Catholic Church in Australia for the 23rd World Youth Day scheduled to take place in Sydney 15 - 20 July 2008. There is widespread ...
25 November 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - “Keep away from addictions” Catholic Archbishop of Honiara urges young Confirmation candidates
Honiara (Fides Service) - Every young person is called to encounter Jesus in prayer and follow him in service of others, Archbishop Adrian Smith of Honiara said in his homily before he conferred the sacrament of Confirma ...
23 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholics in Australia committed to stopping trafficking of women and children
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Catholic Church has a network of social institutes, organisations and associations which can help fight the scourge of human trafficking and to assist the victims of this crime. The Church is ...
21 November 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Mass media can enhance lives and spread a culture of peace: local Church helps to educate young people
Honiara (Fides Service) - “There is a real need for students and people who want to learn more, to use the media, as mush as possible to read papers, listen to the radio and watch TV, as all these are part of the deve ...
14 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australia’s ecumenical movement magazine inUnity on-line
Sydney (Fides Service) - Australia’s ecumenical magazine InUnity has an edition on line: stories, events, news from the Christian Churches on the Newest of continents, joint celebrations in which the ecumenical movemen ...
11 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Build good relations for social harmony: inter-religious Seminar at Griffith University Brisbane
Brisbane (Fides Service) - It is necessary to work harder to improve inter-religious relations in Australia to build better coexistence and increase social harmony : on the basis of this conviction on 19 and 20 November ...
5 November 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - The Church on mission through the mass-media: new format Voice Katolika Catholic quarterly ever more popular
Honiara (Fides Service) - The role of the media is to inform, educate and enhance the lives of people said Fr. Ambrose Pereira in the third issue of the Catholic quarterly Voice Katolika in its new format. The magazine ...
4 November 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Tetere Catholics mark 10 anniversary of Christ the King parish
Honiara (Fides Service) - For ten years a large statue of Christ the King and a great Cross have watched over the town of Tetere and Christ the King Catholic parish on the island of Guadalcanal, one of six large islands ...
3 November 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - 'Vatican II today and tomorrow': study seminar organised by Sydney Catholic Institute
Sydney (Fides Service) - A study seminar to mark the 40th anniversary of the closing of the Second Vatican Council has been organised by the Sydney Catholic Institute, a study centre for theological formation and elabora ...
26 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA Aboriginal Catholics at Other Way Centre celebrate 25th anniversary
Adelaide (Fides Service) - For 25 years Other Way Centre in Adelaide has been a reference point of Aboriginal Catholics in and around the city. Its name derives from a desire of the Aboriginal community to find another ...
24 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Melbourne’s oldest Catholic Church St Francis marks 160th anniversary: busy parish, centre of propulsion for evangelisation and vocations
Melbourne (Fides Service) - On 23 October Melbourne’s oldest Catholic Church, St Francis, busy parish, centre of propulsion for mission and seedbed of vocations, celebrated its 160th anniversary. The anniversary coinci ...
20 October 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Australian Christians give generously to special collections and other efforts of solidarity for earthquake victims in Pakistan
Sydney (Fides Service) - “We are with them as they help those stricken people start a new life”, said Fr Terence Bell, national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia, explaining how PMS Australia ...
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