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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 ...
23 June 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - A Church “communion of communities” in the Pacific Ocean: Fides speaks with the Archbishop of Honiara
Vatican City (Fides Service) - “Our job is to help the Church in Solomon Islands stand on its own feet ”, Archbishop Adrian Smith of Honiara capital of Solomon Islands told Fides. The Archbishop, of Irish origin, is ...
21 June 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Government promises better treatment for asylum seekers and refugees: local Church welcomes the move
Sydney (Fides Service) - The Catholic Church in Australia has welcomed Prime Minister John Howard’s announcement made on World Day for Refugees (June 20th ) that asylum seekers and refugees arriving in Australia will b ...
16 June 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Catholics in the Pacific Ocean express full support and prayer for June 18 Pro-Family demonstration in Spain
Honiara (Fides Service) - The pro-family demonstration in Madrid capital of Spain on June 18 organised by the people of Spain and to which the Church in Spain has given full backing, is gathering support and encouragemen ...
13 June 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Blessing of foundation stone for new Catholic University in Sydney ready by end of 2006
Sydney (Fides Service) - It was Cardinal George Pell who on 9 June blessed the foundation stone for a new Catholic University which will be built in Sydney. University of Notre-Dame St Benedict Campus will contribute con ...
8 June 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Four years of continuous drought drives desperate farmers to suicide. Catholic Archbishop stresses the sacred value of life and calls on local authorities to provide adequate assistance for drought stricken farmers and families
Canberra (Fides Service) - Life is sacred, it is the most precious good entrusted to our stewardship. Life is far more important that any material good and any harvest lost through drought. With these sentiments Archbish ...
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