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Fr. Pedro Baquero SDB, new Bishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea.

Fr. Pedro Baquero SDB, new Bishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea.

Pope appoints new bishop in Papua New Guinea

20/01/2017 16:00

Pope Francis appointed Philippine Salesian priest, Fr. Pedro Baquero, the new bishop of Kerema Diocese in Papua New Guinea.  

 

A resident in New Zealand's South Island amongst the debris of buildings that crumbled in the November 14 earthquake

A resident in New Zealand's South Island amongst the debris of buildings that crumbled in the November 14 earthquake

NZ earthquake: Caritas' precious collaboration with Māoris

24/11/2016 11:07

The President of Caritas Oceania speaks about the aid Caritas Aotearoa is providing to the earthquake struck population in New Zealand's South Island and about how the organization works in collaboration with the indigenous people living in the area.

Image of the Divine Mercy

Image of the Divine Mercy

The Year of Mercy in Perth, Australia

15/11/2016 10:47

As the Holy Year of Mercy draws to a close, Vatican Radio has been looking at how it has been celebrated around the world. The Auxillary Bishop of Perth, Donald Sproxton spoke about the initiatives that have been taking place in his Archdiocese.

 

Cardinal John Dew of Wellington, New Zealand

Archbishop John Dew of Wellington, New Zealand at a meeting in the Vatican just before he was created a cardinal in the consistory of February 2015

Cardinal Dew on practical ways of promoting Christian unity

11/11/2016 13:18

Cardinal John Dew of Wellington in New Zealand talks about the plenary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity which has been discussing the question ‘What model for full communion?’

St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia

St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne, Australia

Jubilee: Archbishop Hart on welcoming the stranger

05/11/2016 11:01

One of the things Pope Francis has stressed over the course of this Jubilee of Mercy has been welcoming the stranger, especially at a time when migrants are fleeing areas of conflict in the world and looking to make a better life in countries, such as Australia.

The city of Brisbane, Australia where the Year of Mercy is being celebrated

The city of Brisbane, Australia where the Year of Mercy is being celebrated

Abp Coleridge: We need to enact mercy publicly

28/10/2016 08:12

The Year of Mercy may be coming to an end in the next few weeks, but for the past year the faithful of the Archdiocese of Brisbane, Australia have been journeying together and heeding Pope Francis’ call to delve more deeply into the mystery of God’s Mercy.

Benedictine scholars John Dirimera and Francis Xavier Conaci

Benedictine scholars John Dirimera and Francis Xavier Conaci

Aboriginal scholarship launched at Vatican Museums

27/09/2016 13:56

Australia’s Catholic University and the Australian embassy to the Holy See have established a new scholarship to honour the memory of a 19th century Aboriginal student Francis Xavier Conaci.