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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
2 October 2014
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Jamaica and children who are detained demand attention: Mission Month is a unique opportunity
Sidney (Agenzia Fides) - Among the various initiatives of the Australian Church, this year Catholic Mission Australia focuses its attention on Jamaica, which has the second highest rate in the world regarding deaths due ...
1 August 2014
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - 49% of mothers and pregnant women are discriminated in their workplace
Sidney (Agenzia Fides) - According to a recent report by the Human Rights Commission, 49% of mothers in Australia suffer from discrimination where they work during pregnancy, when they are on maternity leave or when they ...
21 July 2014
OCEANIA/FIJI ISLANDS - A Seminar of the Pacific has on-line access to the best library resources in the world
Suva (Agenzia Fides) - Thanks to new technologies and the commitment of the Pontifical Mission Societies, isolation and poor cultural opportunities of a small Pacific island are forgotten. In Fiji, the seminarians of the ...
18 July 2014
OCEANIA/MICRONESIA - From a small island in Micronesia to colleges in the United States
Chuuk (Agenzia Fides) - The Yap Catholic High School (YCHS), located on a small island in Micronesia in the western Pacific, celebrated its first group of graduates. At the end of the seventeenth century, the Jesuits fou ...
16 July 2014
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Sport to unite communities, overcome differences, promote social justice
Canberra (Agenzia Fides) - Sport can bring us joy, friendship and a sense of community. It can be a vital means of development for young people and make an essential contribution to our health and wellbeing. Yet other in ...
1 July 2014
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Political crisis: Bishops’ appeal for the common good
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "Honesty and commitment to the common good are essential ingredients of politics. An authentic political authority in a democratic system is accountable to the people it represents. It seem ...
30 June 2014
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Archbishop of Madang: "Church and State united against domestic violence"
Madang (Agenzia Fides) - "Domestic violence in the family and sexual violence are of great concern in Papua New Guinea. It is a widespread and serious problem that we have to fight and we need to work all together": this ...
27 May 2014
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Church: it is urgent to review the policy of detention concerning refugees on Manus Island
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Australian Church asks the government to reconsider its policy of detention and resettlement of refugees on Manus Island, an island where there is the biggest detention center for refugees. T ...
22 May 2014
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Open Letter of the Bishops to politicians: "Let us protect life together for the common good"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - A joint effort of the government and churches for the protection of life is urgent: the Church reaffirms its opposition to abortion and the ideology that links development to population con ...
13 May 2014
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Oceaneas Bishops assembly: "Reading the signs of times in Oceania"
Wellington (Agenzia Fides) - Knowing how to read the signs of times in the Pacific; the relationship between faith and secularism, evangelization; but also the attention towards young people, pastoral planning and natura ...
13 May 2014
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - A priest and a lay extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist have been killed
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - A Catholic priest and a layman of the diocese of Bereina were killed on Sunday, May 4, for reasons which are still unclear, while they were walking in a remote area of the diocese. We are t ...
24 April 2014
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Pilgrimage on foot for the 80th anniversary of evangelization in the highlands of Papua
Mount Hagen (Agenzia Fides) - A 15-day pilgrimage to thank God for the arrival of the Good News in the central highlands of Papua New Guinea: this is how the Archdiocese of Mount Hagen recalled the arrival of the first m ...
11 April 2014
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Recreational activities, distribution of food for children and families affected by the flood
Honiara (Agenzia Fides) - The students of the Don Bosco Technical Institute in Henderson, together with their teachers, have scheduled a series of entertainments and the distribution of toys and other objects to keep chi ...
7 April 2014
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - Missions and Catholic schools flooded and damaged, panic among the people
Sidney (Agenzia Fides) - 19 people have died and 40 are missing due to the floods that hit the Solomon Islands and in particular the capital Honiara. One of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the archipelago of 550 ...
1 March 2014
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Bishops: urgent “truly humane” response to question of refugees
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) – It is necessary “to give a truly humane response to the question of refugees and asylum seekers”. “People seeking asylum are human beings who deserve respect and recognition of thei ...
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