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09/04/2016 10:46

CBC of PNG & Solomon Islands - 57th AGM – Vanimo, Sandaun Province

 Day two of the AGM began with a seminar conducted by guest speaker Msgr. Stephen J. Rossetti, a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse of the United States of America. Msgr. Stephen is a licensed psychologist with a doctorate in psychology from Boston College and a doctor of ministry from the...

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09/04/2016 10:45

Vanimo Welcomes Catholic Bishops of PNG/SI

Monday 4th April, 2016 Vanimo came alive with songs and dances on 4th April,Monday.  23 Bishops of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands were warmly received by the faithful of the Diocese of Vanimo, Sandaun Province who play host to the 2016 Bishops Annual General Meeting (AGM). This is...

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14/10/2015 14:49

bp Rochus Tatamai

Thank you to the 26 Priests of the Diocese of Kimbe for your generosity, availability and most importantly your humility and cooperation throughout the days of the annual priests retreat (4-9October2015) Even the Lord God spoke to us all in the modern means of communication by switching off...

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16/09/2015 19:33

A time to celebrate

A time to celebrate our gift of life as individual citizens, the families we are born into with it's history, culture and tradition, the distinct languages, geographical features of the islands and the coastlines, the highlands with the deep valleys and steep rugged mountains, the wet and slippery...

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02/07/2015 18:55

‘Laudato Si’ in Papua New Guinea

“What kind of world do we want to live in” was the question of focus at the launch of the Encyclical letter by Pope Francis at the St. Joseph Parish Hall, Borokolast week. The Encyclical letter of Pope Francis Laudato Si, is an address to humanity about the concerns of the environment. It discusses...

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14/06/2015 06:41

Universities in PNG managed only by the best can survive in the competitive real world

UPNG and Unitech have been falling backwards for many years.  Divine Word passed up these 2 government unis long ago.  The reason is obvious.  DWU president comes from European culture and DWU is run more like a foreign uni.  It doesn’t matter if Father Jan...

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14/06/2015 06:39

The Church in the Pacific questions itself about the new evangelization

"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 Solomon Islands, being held in Madang, an event attended by over 130 delegates from 22 dioceses. The...

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14/06/2015 06:37

Relationship between university functions and community service at Divine Word University.(Report)

Abstract The common functions of faculty in universities across the world include teaching, research, and service to the institution, the profession, and the external community. The extent to which faculty are expected to accomplish any one of these functions depends upon how the particular...

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14/06/2015 06:35

New Catholic Bishop ordained for Wewak

The new Bishop for Wewak Bishop Jozef Roszynski,SVD, was consecrated yesterday in Wewak at Wirui, Saunsel, an open-air amphitheatre near the Cathedral in Wewak. Catholic Bishops of PNG and Solomon Islands General Secretary Father Victor Roche,SVD said more than 7,000 people witnessed the ceremony...

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14/06/2015 06:32

Holy Spirit missionary sisters to celebrate 115 years in PNG

SR MARY ANTHIDA KUECKMANN SSpS ON Monday 8 December, Foundation Day, the six missionary Sisters of the Holy Spirit (SSpS) on the staff of Divine Word University (DWU) in Madang will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Congregation, 115 years in Papua New Guinea and 45 years of service at DWU....

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