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25/04/2014 13:13

YULE ISLAND PIONEER BISHOP ON THE WAY TO SAINTHOOD

By Bishop Rochus Tatamai MSC - Bereina On 16 April 2014 Pope Francis officially recognized the “heroic virtues” of the Servant of God Alain-Marie Guynot de Boismenu. He was born on the 27th December, 1870 at Saint Malo, a town on the coast of Britanny, France. He was the 11th and last child of...

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25/04/2014 10:33

Reflections of a flood affected Couple

"I have made many new friends, here at Don Bosco.  They will be there to help us in time of difficulty.  I enjoyed the educational movies screened every night, took part in all the activities and the children have been happy to play on the swing and the little house," said a smiling...

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25/04/2014 10:30

a brief report on the situation of earth quake in Bougainville in the last few days

The quake first struck  Friday evening 4th April quite late past 10pm . It was definitely beyond 7 on the R scale. Since then it has always been felt stronger and frequent  on South West of  the  Island  : Buin  Siwai, Bana and Torokina. This is the area where the Epi...

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24/04/2014 10:32

YOUTHFUL EASTER CELEBRATION

About five hundred students, staff and visitors packed the DWU Chapel in Madang for the Easter Vigil celebration on 19th April. It was the highlight of an intense three day commemoration of the Passion, Death and Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ which also saw the PNG Highland students...

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22/04/2014 03:57

500 WALK FROM MADANG TO MT HAGEN A PILGRIMAGE CELEBRATING 80 YEARS

By Paul Petrus Mt. Hagen Archdiocese Actions speak louder than words in most of Papua New Guinea Culture. It is customary that when a person does something good, words do not express fully the appreciation. One has to reciprocate with actions. A common practice is the idea of saying thank you with...

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22/04/2014 03:56

Easter Message, 2014 - Archbishop Douglas Young, Archbishop of Mount Hagen

This year my thoughts turn to a passage from the New Testament that forms part of every Easter Vigil, St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans, chapter 6, verses 3-11. In the liturgy of the Eater Vigil, several readingsfromthe Old Testament take us through the history of our salvation, from the creation,...

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10/04/2014 08:19

Displaced victims welcomed at Don Bosco

9th April, Henderson: A group of Guadalcanal displaced victims, from the Foxwood area were welcomed and have now been given a place at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Henderson.  The gymnasium, normally used for school assemblies, games and other functions has now become the home for 194...

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09/04/2014 13:43

The hard task of resettling refugees

By Fr Giorgio Licini – Catholic Reporter PNG The Manus refugees all come from very troubled countries (Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan…). Ninety per cent of them are certainly genuine political refugees. The governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia will try to prove otherwise and take them back their...

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08/04/2014 01:46

The Catholic Church's Teaching on Birth Control

Dear Archbishops/Bishops, Clergy, Religious and Laity, The population control and contraception people are hard at work in PNG.  Aided by the Government and local politicians, a population control and contraception organization named Marie Stopes is moving into more and more...

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07/04/2014 08:50

Serious floods on Guadalcanal

 I hope this attachment helps you to understand our situation here in Honiara, thank you for your concern. Please keep us in your prayers. Easter is our hope. In Christ, + Adrian Smith sm Archbishop of Honiara Dear All, It is Sunday Afternoon April 6th and I want to thank you for your concern...

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