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30/07/2014 07:17

Legion of Mary 5th Regia Anniversary in the Southern Region ( July 26, 2014)

On July 25, 2014 was the feast of St James – Apostle and the Holy Rosary Parish community of Inauaia in Bereina District were into intense preparations for the memorial celebrations of Sts. Joachim and Anne as Catholic tradition presents them as the parents of Blessed Virgin Mary. From another...

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30/07/2014 07:15

A Tribute to Fr Aloysius Kape – Diocesan Priest of Bereina Diocese (1932 – 2014)

Announcing the death of Fr Aloysius Kape, the 3rd Diocesan Priest of Bereina after Louis Vangeke who  was the first PNG Priest ordained in 1937 and Julian Efi ordained in 1955. Fr. Aloysius Kape passed on to eternal life on July 26, 2014 at the age of 82 and three months. He was born at...

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29/07/2014 07:19

Head of SVD Society ends visit

THE superior general of the Society of the Divine Word (SVD) Fr Heinz Kuluke, SVD, has concluded his five-day official visit to PNG. Fr Heinz arrived at Jackson’s Airport in the early hours of Tuesday, July 22 and was in PNG until yesterday when he left for the Philippines, where he will attend the...

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28/07/2014 03:20

Social Concerns Notes – July 2014

Whose children are malnourished and dying? http://asopa.typepad.com/asopa_people/2014/07/we-must-not-ignore-the-80-whose-children-are-malnourished-dying.html#more By Fr John Glynn WeCARe! Foundation. 21 July 2014 THE headline on the front page of the Post-Courier last Wednesday, Malnutrition Kills,...

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10/07/2014 08:13

Peter ToRot day in Sydney

By Fr Tomas McDonough The Feast Day of Blessed peter ToRot ToRot was celebrated in great style on Sunday July 6th at St Brigid’s Parish in Marrickville, Sydney. The parish is under the care of the Passionist Community as is the parish of St Joseph in Boroko, Port Moresby. At the invitation of Fr...

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08/07/2014 20:42

Goilala in despair

7th JULY 2014. There is still no police report on the killing of Fr Jerry Inau and Communion Minister Benedict in the Goilala mountains of Kamulai on the first Sunday of May this year. “The men in uniform have run out of funds and they have left the area. We only know what people say and it’s not...

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07/07/2014 20:38

The ‘Rot’ out of the PNG crisis

“The forgiving attitude of Saint Maria Goretti challenges our payback practice and mentality”, Bishop Rochus Tatamai of Bereina said at a meeting of Catholic youth at Divine Word University in Madang over the weekend. The way the murder of the 12-year-old Italian came about in 1902 reflects very...

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02/07/2014 13:13

Best students die of poverty

The death of a third Divine Word University student in as many months yesterday in Madang is likely to send again shockwaves around the country; this time for the conditions of late Terence Wafanu from Green River District in Sandaun province. The Year Two Rural Health student is reported to have...

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02/07/2014 13:06

The law above all!

Bp. Arnold Orowae President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Honesty and commitment to the common good are essential ingredients of worthy politics. Moreover in a true democratic system political authority is accountable to the people it represents. It seems to us...

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01/07/2014 13:09

Madang police fight domestic sexual violence

The launching, dedication and blessing of a “Family and Sexual Violence Centre” was done in the presence of numerous local dignitaries including the Governor of Madang, Hon Jim Kas on Saturday, 27 June 2014 at the Yomba police station. It is one of the first such police units in Papua New Guinea....

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