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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
19 December 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - A nun at the service of the illiterate and people with AIDS
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - 50% of the population of Papua New Guinea are illiterate. There are no sufficient schools for the children, as well as future employment opportunities. Sister Marie Benedicta Sim, SND, serv ...
11 December 2013
OCEANIA/FIJI ISLANDS - The Archbishop of Suva: "We do not want a Christian state but full respect of religious freedom"
Suva ( Agenzia Fides) - "We do not want a theocracy, we never said we wanted a Christian state. However, we are concerned about whether a secularist state wants to reduce faith to a purely individualistic matter": is the ...
5 December 2013
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Australian Bishops are committed to spreading the Evangelii gaudium
(Agenzia Fides) - The Apostolic Exhortation "Evangelii Gaudium" is a document to be recommended to all the faithful: "We will do everything possible to ensure that its teaching is widely spread": this is what the Austral ...
29 November 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Church in the Pacific wants to be more present in the media
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The Church in the Pacific wants to be more present in the media, "it intends to look carefully at the reality of media communication and see how it can be more present and active". This was ...
18 November 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Bishop Rolando Santos: "The light of faith to enlighten the lives of families"
Alotau (Agenzia Fides) - In view of the conclusion of the Year of Faith, November 24, the feast of Christ the King, "the Door of Faith does not close, but remains open to bring light on humanity, bringing a promise of ho ...
12 November 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The family at the center of the Church's pastoral plan for the next five years
Madang (Agenzia Fides) - Listening to the needs and perspectives that will be raised at the next Synod of Bishops on the Family, proclaimed by Pope Francis, the Church in Papua New Guinea intends to put the family at the ...
6 November 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Church in the Pacific questions itself about the new evangelization
Madang (Agenzia Fides) - "What does God ask us today? What does the Lord call us to do as a Church in the Pacific?" . This is the question asked during the General Assembly of the Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea and ...
5 November 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Church looks into the future: from the General Assembly a new pastoral plan
Madang (Agenzia Fides) - The General Assembly of the Church of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands opens today, November 5, in Madang (Papua New Guinea). As reported to Fides by the communications Office of the Epis ...
27 August 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Church calls for authentic alliance with the State, especially with regards to social policy
Goroka (Agenzia Fides) – State and Church in Papua New Guinea should find "authentic alliance": This is what the Christian community in Papua New Guinea calls for, after the celebration of the "National Day of Alliance ...
26 July 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The religious, voice and prophetic action in society
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The approximately two thousand religious present in Papua New Guinea, among orders and men and women congregations, "are called to be a prophetic voice, ready to denounce injustice": is the ...
23 July 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - The Church deplores the agreement between Australia and Papua New Guinea on refugees
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The Church in Papua New Guinea expressed great sadness and strongly criticizes the recent agreement between Australia and Papua New Guinea on the treatment and resettlement of refugees and ...
16 July 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Prohibit non-Christian faiths? For the Church, it would be absurd
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The Parliament of Papua New Guinea has approved a motion that asks to start a nationwide consultation on the issue of religious freedom and to "prohibit the worship of non-Christian faiths" ...
10 July 2013
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Compassion towards immigrants: young Australians welcome Pope Francis’ appeal
(Agenzia Fides) - A cry of "compassion" towards immigrants and asylum seekers, especially towards children: Pope Francis’ appeal in Lampedusa was welcomed by the association "Australian Young Christian Students" (AYCS) ...
9 July 2013
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Teenage pregnancies: the Church is alone in the prevention
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The Catholic Church and other Christian churches are in fact left alone by the civil institutions and mass media in trying to prevent and curb the worrying phenomenon of teenage pregnancy i ...
20 May 2013
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - New project against trafficking and child labor in India
Melbourne (Agenzia Fides) - Every day, many children are abducted against their will, or sold by their families to be exploited in domestic work and prostitution. Many are also forced to beg on the streets just to surviv ...
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