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24/05/2015 11:37

Statement of Fr. Peter Wasko, SVD about the shooting incident.

On Wednesday, the 20th May 2015 I was on mission patrol, using my fiberglass boat with outboard motor, off the Karawari River into the villages ofKaiwaria and Kungriambun. I had the Masses there with people and was going from Kangriambunto the village Manjamai on the main Karawari River. It was...

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24/05/2015 11:30

Bp Rochus Tatamai

It's your birthday anniversary, it's their birthday anniversary.,it's our birthday anniversary, it's my birthday anniversary. ..happy and blessed Feast of Pentecost Sunday today to everyone. May the outpouring the gifts of the Holy Spirit be upon each and everyone with all our dear ones,...

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21/05/2015 22:50

Fr. Peter Wasko shot

Dear Father General, I write to inform you that yesterday (Wednesday, the 20th of May) at around 13:30 Fr. Peter Wasko, SVD, who was on patrol in Amboin area (Karawari river of the Sepik) was shot at with a shot gun, and sustained multiple wounds from pellets to his abdomen. He was airlifted with...

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20/05/2015 20:31

AFTER 17 YEAR WE HAVE A SVD BROTHER

Br. David Nikins, SVD born in 1st of Aril 1981 in Mount Hagen Western Highland Province of PNG.  Join the postulant in Mt. Hagen formation house straight after grade 12 in 2006. He completed his Philosophy and religious studies at Catholic Theological Institute in Port Moresby in 2008. Later...

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26/04/2015 15:42

“Wake Up the World” - Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life

CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE OF PAPUA NEW GUUNEA AND SOLOMON ISLANDS Pastoral Letter on the Consecrated Life “Wake Up the World” -  Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life On the first Sunday of Advent last year Pope Francis proclaimed the beginning of a Year of Consecrated Life that will end...

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26/04/2015 15:39

The Evil of Capital Punishment

PAPUA NEW GUUNEA AND SOLOMON ISLANDS  CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCE Pastoral Letter on the Death Penalty The Evil of Capital Punishment In 1991 the Papua New Guinea Parliament reintroduced the death penalty.  Direct killing by the State became an authorized way to punish a criminal. ...

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26/04/2015 15:36

On the Contribution of Sport

Pastoral Letter of the Catholic Bishops Conference of PNG/SI On the Contribution of Sport With the Pacific Games coming soon to Papua New Guinea, sport will be a topic of interest for many people. At this time your Bishops wish to offer a reflection on the value of sport and ways that we can all...

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11/03/2015 10:55

Ray of hope for Goilala

By Bp Rochus Tatamai MSC - Bereina  Friday 20th February 2015 marks a new beginning at All Angels Parish Kerau in the Goilala Mountains of the Central Province. Through the assistance of Digicel Foundation PNG and with the financial support of the Governor of Central Province Hon. Kila Hoada...

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11/03/2015 10:53

Most porn obsessed country?

By Catholic Reporter PNG – 12 March 2015 Papua New Guinea made international headlines a few days ago when Google revealed that we are the most porn obsessed country in the world according to the results of their internet search engines. At the same time there is no doubt that the prostitution...

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10/03/2015 10:55

Teaching in the settlements

By Fr. John Glynn Port Moresby The Out Of School Children (OOSC) approach is what I call the Top Down approach to the problem. It requires a lot of preliminary work to be done before direct action can be taken to deal with the problem. It calls for a lot of planning, forums, workshops, brain...

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