Benedict XVI: "So that We Can See that Believing Is Beautiful"

The complete English transcript of the pope's interview with German televisions ARD-Bayerischer Rundfunk, ZDF, Deutsche Welle, and Vatican Radio, broadcasted in the night of August 13. Pope Benedict XVI addressed issues of marriage and family, world peace and intercultural dialogue as well as the future of the Catholic Church.

Archbishop Wilson expresses hope for the Middle East

Media Release: 14th July 2006

The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Archbishop Philip Wilson, today expressed hope that the ceasefire in the Middle East would hold and allow all parties to work towards a lasting peace in the region.

Bishop Ingham elected president of the Bishops' of Oceania Federation

Press Release from the Assembly of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania
Suva, August 2006

The Catholic Bishops from the Pacific, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Zealand and Australia met as a Federation from 7-11 August in Suva, Fiji. Previously they had met in 2002 in Rabaul, PNG, in Rome during the Synod for Oceania in 1998, in Auckland in 1994 and in Sydney in 1990. 

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