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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
5 November 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Church in prayer for the gift of rain
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Church in Australia is dedicating the month of November as a time to pray for those affected by crippling drought conditions that is affecting certain areas of the country. According ...
29 October 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Extraordinary missionary Month: new technologies as a tool to "preach from the roofs"
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The continuous evolution of the mass media and communication landscape requires a proactive approach on behalf of the Church, so that it can remain close to people. This is what Agatha Fere ...
25 October 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The profile of the Australian Catholic community: a Report of the Pastoral Research Center
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - Of the more than 5 million Catholics surveyed in Australia, 1,304,993 were born overseas, 136,360 do not speak English well and 305,823 live in poverty: these are some of the data in a Report on ...
18 October 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Resignation of the Bishop of Kimbe and appointment of his successor
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea, presented by His Exc. Mgr. William Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. The Pope has appoin ...
11 October 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Extraordinary Missionary Month: "What is your mission?" Catholic Mission Campaign on social media
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - On October 20, the whole world will celebrate World Missions Day, which this year represents the height of the Extraordinary Missionary Month announced by Pope Francis for October 2019. Among the ...
10 October 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Investing in youth education is vital: the Church is at the forefront
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Education and the development of children and youth are the best investments a country can make to improve the progress of its future generation. This was the highlight of the meeting, held ...
8 October 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Extraordinary Missionary Month in Oceania: lay people involved in the mission
Rabaul (Agenzia Fides) - "It is easy to think that missionaries are only Salesian priests who guide us in our faith, or the religious engaged with young people and nuns who spread the Good News. But this is not the case: ...
4 October 2019
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Resignation of the Bishop of Palmerston North
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father Francis has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Palmerston North, New Zealand, presented by Bishop Charles Edward Drennan. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, ...
4 October 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Caritas promotes the protection of creation and the commitment of young people against climate change
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "The life of the entire population of Papua New Guinea is strongly influenced by climate change", said Mavis Tito, National Director of Caritas Papua New Guinea, during the talk show broadc ...
30 September 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Mission in the media age and instant communication
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The media and communication landscape is constantly evolving and a more flexible approach by the Church is needed. "We need to start thinking about creative and innovative alternative media ...
27 September 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Health services and conscientious objection: Memorandum of understanding between the Archdiocese of Rabaul and the Province
Rabaul (Agenzia Fides) – To collaborate in the field of health care, in a fruitful cooperation between public structures and private structures, managed by Catholic bodies and congregations, also regulating the service ...
26 September 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Limit the effects of climate change: students' appeal
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "The leaders of the world and those of Papua New Guinea must develop policies, regulations and laws that reduce the levels of production of companies in order to limit the effects of climat ...
25 September 2019
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Christus vivit: young Australians to discover their role in the Church
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "Hobart Archdiocese will host the fifth Australian Catholic Youth Ministry Convention in July 2020. We will continue what has been a period of intense focus, both locally and internationally, on ...
18 September 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The commitment of religious and Salesian nuns to prisoners and refugees
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - Migrants, refugees and prisoners in Papua New Guinea struggle to overcome linguistic and cultural barriers in order to return home or to a third country. They experience "a separation from ...
13 September 2019
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Christus Vivit: the strength of young people to combat addictions
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "Young people and drug abuse": this is the topic of the "Chat Room" radio in-depth program released by Tribe 92FM, a radio station dedicated and focused on young people in Papua New Guinea. ...
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