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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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01/03/2015 10:57

Social Concerns Notes — February 2014

Expert: TB crisis on our hands Post Courier, January 30, 2015 THE primary infection of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is a serious public health threat in Papua New Guinea, says a top public health specialist. Deputy secretary in charge of national health standards, Dr Paison Dakulala gave the...

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11/02/2015 10:59

PNG/SI Bishops finalize policy on abuse

Br. Frank Hough Director, Right Relationships in Ministry Catholic Bishops' Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands Since October 2014, five training sessions for Contact Persons have been held in the main regions of Papua New Guinea: Southern coast, Northern coast, the Islands, the...

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08/02/2015 14:48

Fr. Jozef Roszynski, SVD

Jozef Roszynski was born on the 18th August 1962 at Nidzica in Poland to Jan and Irmgard. From 1st September 1969 till 25th June 1977 he attended community school at Napiwoda. From 3rd September 1977 till 21st May 1981 he attended the TechnicalHigh School, which he finished with the matriculation...

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07/02/2015 09:24

OCEANIA/PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Appointment of the Bishop of Wewak

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On February 6, 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Józef Roszynski, S.V.D., Polish Missionary as Bishop of the Diocese of Wewak, Papua New Guinea. The newly-elected Bishop was born on August 18, 1962 in Nidzica, diocese of Warmia, Poland. After completing his...

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07/02/2015 09:22

New Bishop of Wewak

Vatican City, 6 February 2015 (VIS) – The Holy Father has: - appointed Fr. Jozef Roszynski, S.V.D., as bishop of Wewak (area 36,917, population 367,000, Catholics 224,000, priests 39, religious 90), Papua New Guinea. The bishop-elect was born in Nidzica, Poland in 1962 and was ordained a priest in...

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07/02/2015 09:20

Missionary Named Bishop of Wewak, Papua New Guinea

Fr. Jozef Roszynski, S.V.D., has been named bishop of Wewak, Papua New Guinea, where he has been serving as a missionary. Jozef Roszynski was born in Poland in 1962 and was ordained a priest in 1989. He studied at the Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea, and has served in a number of pastoral...

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07/02/2015 09:07

Appointment of the Catholic Bishop of Wewak

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On February 6, 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. Józef Roszynski, S.V.D., Polish Missionary as Bishop of the Diocese of Wewak, Papua New Guinea. The newly-elected Bishop was born on August 18, 1962 in Nidzica, diocese of Warmia, Poland. After completing his...

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