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14/10/2012 07:56

13 October 2011 Madang air crash victims remembered

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill unveiled a plaque on Friday, 12 October at Divine Word University (DWU) in Madang commemorating the 28 victims of the air crash that struck an Airlines PNG flight on 13 October 2011 en route from Lae to Madang. Many of the casualties were parents, relatives and...

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11/10/2012 20:26

THE LOGO OF THE YEAR OF FAITH

THE LOGO OF THE YEAR OF FAITH 11 October 2012 – 24 November 2013 The Logo for the Year of Faith is composed of a square and bordered field on which a boat, symbolizing the Church, is depicted sailing over the waves. The main mast of the boat is a cross from which sails are displayed in the...

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11/10/2012 20:25

October of Faith and Mission

1962 Opening of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65). 1985 General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the 20th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council 1992 Publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church; a text, in the words of Blessed John Paul II, that...

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11/10/2012 20:23

Year of Faith and New Evangelization

By Fr. Victor Roche SVD - Catholic Bishops’ Conference General Secretary. The Synod of Bishops on the “New Evangelization for the transmission of the Christian faith” is taking place in Rome while the Year of Faith is also being inaugurated on the 11th of this month.  I have already...

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09/10/2012 09:03

Bishop Tony Burgess of Wewak diagnosed with cancer

Dear Sisters, Brothers and all, I have been to see my surgeon this morning and he removed the stitches from my skin graft. I have to keep off my foot for another 10 days and see him again on Monday Oct 22 before I return. I thank God for the successful operation. There is another...

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09/10/2012 08:05

Bp. Rochus Tatamai from Munich

Greetings from Munich where we are now already into the mission campaign. With me is bishop Bernard Unabali of Bougainville with Fr Andrew Moses Vicar General of Daru Kiunga, Elina of Bougainville and Pricilla Winfrey of MI. We had our introduction and meetings with the different audiances. On...

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09/10/2012 07:06

Kimbe priests challenged by Social Teachings of the Church

By Fr Phil Gibbs SVD In the first week of October priests of the Kimbe Diocese together with Bishop Bill Fey, OFM participated in a workshop on the Social Teaching of the Church, led by Fr. Philip Gibbs SVD.  They discussed some of the key ideas of Catholic Social Teaching, such as: Human...

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06/10/2012 14:57

Pastoral Letter on the Year of Faith

7 October 2012 - Archdiocese of Rabaul By Archbishop Francesco Panfilo SDB Ten years ago, Blessed John Paul II issued the Apostolic Letter “Rosarium Virginis Mariae”, to encourage the Catholic faithful to “re-discover the Rosary in the light of Scripture, in harmony with the Liturgy, and in...

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06/10/2012 05:52

Vocations flourish in Auki, Solomon Islands after 100 years of Catholic faith

The diocese of Auki in the Solomon Islands is celebrating the Centenary of the arrival of the first missionaries at Rohinari in the West Are-are Lagoon this weekend Oct. 5-7. Heroic and hardworking French Marists paved the way for the planting and incredible growth of the Catholic Church...

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04/10/2012 08:54

Former PNG Missionary of 18 years is Passionists new Superior General

Australian Provincial Father Joachim Rego CP was elected as the new Superior General of the Passionists at the end of September during the Congregation's 46th General Chapter in Rome. His election becomes doubly significant this year, as Passionists celebrate their 125th year in Australia. Fr...

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