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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
23 May 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - More space and responsibility to women in the pastoral of the Church
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Working together in material and spiritual assistance for the disabled and the marginalised; responsibility in the field of catechesis and religious instruction especially for young people and fa ...
22 May 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Catholic Church in Australia has called for more assistance for Aboriginal communities particularly victims of abuse
Adelaide (Agenzia Fides) - The Church in Australia has again raised its voice in support of Aboriginal Australians. The archdiocese of Adelaide has called on religious groups to do more to help indigenous communities af ...
15 May 2006
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - New Premier, new hope for peace and social harmony
Honiara (Fides Service) - People in Solomon Islands long for peace and the situation is at last returning to normal now that Parliament at last elected a new prime minister on 4 May following the uprising which forced hi ...
12 May 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops restructure Conference, greater involvement of clergy, religious and laity
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Catholic bishops of Australia have decided to reorganise the structure of their Bishops’ Conference announcing in a Pastoral Letter the new composition of the offices and commissions which ...
10 May 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Young people in Australia ever more thirsty for spirituality says AYCW report. Growing commitment to evangelisation in view of World Youth Day in Sydney
Sydney (Fides Service) - There is a growing sense and need of spirituality among young Australians. The complexity of life, alienation of technology, plurality of messages which bombard young people in this era of global ...
9 May 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Arab-Muslim community in Australia assigns award to Catholic Bishop of Paramatta for contribution to promoting intercultural and interreligious dialogue. “Our common task is to uproot extremism”, the Bishop said
Paramatta (Fides Service) - The Kahlil Gibran Award 2006 promoted by the Arabic Heritage League in Australia, was assigned to Bishop Kevin Manning, Catholic Bishop of the diocese of Paramatta where there is a large Musli ...
3 May 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Government to fund adult stem cells research: local Church applauds science which “respects ethics”
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Australian government has decided to finance scientific research on the use and curative possibilities of adult stem cells. The decision to give 22 million dollars to Griffith University labo ...
2 May 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “The voice of vulnerable workers in the changing world of work”: Australian Catholic Social Justice Council pastoral letter signed by Bishop Christopher Saunders
Canberra (Fides Service) - “The voice of vulnerable workers in the changing world of work” is the title of a pastoral letter issued to mark the feast of St Joseph the Worker May 1 by the Australian Catholic Social Ju ...
28 April 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Social Services Australia new network
Sydney (Fides Service) - A fusion of names and symbols indicates renewed commitment in the field of social assistance. Various Catholic bodies operating in Australia, have merged to form Catholic Social Services Australi ...
26 April 2006
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLAND - Religious leaders and Catholic Archbishop of Honiara call for reconciliation. The Church assists victims of disorder last week
Honiara (Fides Service) - Religious leaders in Solomon Islands launched an appeal for peace and reconciliation following disorder in recent days. Condemning all forms of violence the religious leaders said the country ne ...
6 April 2006
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - St Francis Xavier Jubilee: Australian Jesuits promote initiatives to mark 500th anniversary of the birth of the great missionary of Asia
Canberra (Fides Service) - April 7th 2006 is the 500th anniversary of the birth of St Francis of Xavier whom Australian Jesuits adopted as their special “patron”. In Australia as in many other parts of the world ini ...
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 ...
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