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Acts of the Holy See
Acts of the Holy See
29 March 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Pontifical Mission Societies collect donations for Ukraine
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - As a sign of prayer, awareness-raising and charity, the Pontifical Mission Societies (Catholic Mission) in Australia have launched a network of prayer and fundraising to respond to urgent request ...
25 March 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The day of Mary's "Yes" is the right day for the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "As Bishops of Australia, we join the Holy Father and the faithful around the world in this act of Consecration and invite everyone to join us in prayer for peace in Ukraine. We invite people to ...
14 February 2022
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Appointment of the Bishop of Goroka
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Today the Holy Father Francis has appointed Fr. Walenty Gryk, S.V.D., currently Coordinator of Formation and Secretary for the Missions of the Verbites in Papua New Guinea, as Bishop of t ...
10 February 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Australian Church urges the government: "To welcome more Afghan refugees"
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - "The scale of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan requires the urgent creation of additional places in Australia’s humanitarian intake. This is why the Bishops, together with other members o ...
29 January 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - The Sisters of the Immaculate Conception: "Under the protection of Mary, a life of prayer and mission in Tasmania"
Franklin (Agenzia Fides) - "We are grateful to Archbishop Julian Porteous for encouraging and supporting us in the beginning of this adventure. We are also grateful for the time we can carry out our service in the Archdi ...
27 January 2022
OCEANIA/TONGA - Clouds of ash, lack of electricity and psychological trauma: the response of the Church
Tonga (Agenzia Fides) - "There are ashes everywhere. Electricity is not stable. There is still no phone service for the more distant islands. There is no Internet connection. One of the main problems is the lack of water ...
26 January 2022
OCEANIA/TONGA - The "sister churches" of Asia Pacific help Tonga
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Churches of the Asia Pacific area, especially the Catholic communities in Australia and New Zealand, have taken action to help the population of Tonga, affected by the eruption of the underwa ...
25 January 2022
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - Telling and sharing the commitment to the missionary world in 2022, led by Pauline Jaricot
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - On the eve of significant anniversaries and events planned for the year that has just begun, relating to the history of the Pontifical Mission Societies, "Catholic Mission", the National Directio ...
17 December 2021
OCEANIA/NEW ZEALAND - Resignation and appointment of bishop of Auckland
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - The Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Auckland, New Zealand, presented by Bishop Patrick James Dunn. The Holy Father has appointed Bishop St ...
14 December 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - "Spirituality of communication": online program promoted by the Salesians of Don Bosco
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - The COVID-19 pandemic has opened up new ways of connection and communication, networking and learning. Among these, the School of Formation for Social Communications, an online program laun ...
7 December 2021
OCEANIA/SOLOMON ISLANDS - "You young people are the backbone of the Church"
Tetere (Agenzia Fides) - "We must be messengers of peace in this country and rehabilitate the image of the Solomon Islands", said Fr. Robinson Parappilly, SDB, encouraging young people gathered at the Don Bosco Rural Tec ...
6 December 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Christmas of tears and hope: the common good is the good of all
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - "Since the early days in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, the Catholic Church has contributed to the improvement of society, illuminating it with the light of the Good News of Jesu ...
9 October 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Priority to the missionary formation of children
Port Moresby (Agenzia Fides) - On the path of evangelization in Papua New Guinea, it is important to give priority to the formation of children: this is what emerged from a workshop organized in Port Moresby by the Ponti ...
2 October 2021
OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Creating a better world: the challenge for teachers
Boroko (Agenzia Fides) - "Jesus was the greatest teacher of all time, but he was misunderstood even by his own disciples, who were afraid to ask him questions. The same goes for us teachers. When our students do not unde ...
14 September 2021
OCEANIA/AUSTRALIA - World Mission Sunday Campaign supports the work of religious sisters in Thailand with children in need
Sydney (Agenzia Fides) - The Pontifical Mission Societies in Australia (“Catholic Mission Australia”) launched a call for donations for the work of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd in Thailand for the campaign for Wo ...
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