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4 April 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “One of the greatest Popes in the history of the Church": Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference
Canberra (Fides Service) - In Australia over the past week Catholics have been flocking to church to pray for the Pope John Paul II. The Catholic Bishops issued a statement in which they express their grief but also thei ...
4 April 2005
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Papuan Catholics mourn and pray for the Pope, with warm memories his visit in 1995 - many will be in Rome for the funeral
Port Moresby (Fides Service) - Catholics in the rain forests of Papua New Guinea are mourning John Paul II and praying that he may be “welcomed in heaven”, Divine Word missionary Father Nicholas De Groot told Fides. ...
2 April 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholics, other Christians and people of good will are watching the news and accompanying the Pope with their prayers
Sydney (Fides Service) - In Australia believers and non believers are watching and waiting as Pope John Paul II clings to life. All eyes are on Rome and St Peter’s. Fides sources in Sydney say many churches remained op ...
31 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Tasmanian Catholic, a new Catholic periodical
Hobart (Fides Service) -It was born on Easter Sunday in the Catholic community on the island of Tasmania, “The Tasmanian Catholic”, takes the place of the “The Standard” Catholic newspaper. The new four-monthly ...
30 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Caritas Australia is among the first to help earthquake victims in Nias
Sydney (Fides Service) - Caritas Australia lost no time in arranging assistance for the victims of the 28 March earthquake on the island of Nias. As for the December 26 tsunami, the Catholic aid agency was among the firs ...
22 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - PMS Mission collections in 2004 a great success: Australian Catholics gave 8 million dollars for education, development, struggle against AIDS and poverty
Sydney (Fides Service) - The missionary awareness of the people of Australia gave a great demonstration of generosity and solidarity in 2004. According to the Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia donations were 20% ...
16 March 2005
OCEANIA/ISOLE SALOMONE - “Young people, build a new community in Solomon Islands”: Radio Don Bosco broadcasts seminar to promote moral and cultural renewal in the Pacific
Honiara (Fides Service) - Radio Don Bosco, a new community radio non commercial started its activity only recently but it is already in full swing working to spread a message of hope and peace across the waters of the so ...
14 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Vocations flourish in Australia’s Catholic communities: Church commitment in the new millennium
Sydney (Fides Service) - Vocations are flourishing in the ‘newest of the continents’ after a drop in vocations in the mid 1990s. Today the number of students in seminaries continues to rise, the Australian Catholic B ...
10 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New monthly newsletter on the Internet on Mission and Spirituality, information service for Australian Catholics
Sydney (Fides Service) - Internet is increasingly a field for evangelisation and the Australian Church is making an effort to follow the indications of the Holy Father who has repeatedly said, also recently in his messag ...
8 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - “I am ready for mission in Australia”, says new Papal Nuncio in Canberra
Canberra (Fides Service) - Recently the new Papal Nuncio to Australia Archbishop Ambrose De Paoli, was welcomed by the Catholic Bishops of Australia, staff at the Nunciature in Canberra, many priests and local Catholics ...
7 March 2005
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - New Catholic radio broadcasts over the Pacific: Salesians fathers launch Radio Bosco to spread Good News
Honiara (Fides) - A new Catholic broadcaster is sending the Word of God across the Pacific. Radio Bosco is the name of a Catholic radio station launched by the Salesian Fathers in Solomon Islands. The radio commenced it ...
2 March 2005
OCEANIA/ SOLOMON ISLANDS - Caritas Solomon Islands collaborates to fight AIDS in Papua New Guinea
Honiara (Fides Service) - To intensify cooperation in programmes of healthcare and development in the Pacific, recently Caritas Solomon Islands sent one of its teams on a three week visit to Papua New Guinea. In Madang, ...
1 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Mission in Australia past and present: Fides Dossier with documentation from Propaganda Fide mission history archives
Sydney (Fides Service) - It was the year 1676 when Dominican Father Vittorio Riccio wrote from Manila to the “De Propaganda Fide” College in Rome offering to lead a mission of evangelisation in lands still further to ...
1 March 2005
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Catholic Bishops launch Australian Catholic Church Television
Sydney (Fides Service) - Christians in Australia have a new means of listening to the Word of God, hearing meditations on the Bible or following televised Mass thanks to Aurora Community Television, opened by the Catholi ...
24 February 2005
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Four congregations of Sisters of Mercy decide to become one to face challenge of new evangelisation more effectively
Wellington (Fides Service) - The four congregations of “Sisters of Mercy” in New Zealand announced that they will merge to form one new order “Sisters of Mercy of New Zealand”. The respective superiors have made ...
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