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On February 6, 2015 the Holy Father appointed Rev. Fr. J√≥zef 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 studies at the major Seminary of the Society of the Divine Word in Pieniezno, he was ordained a priest for the same religious Congregation on April 30th 1989. More»
The detainees went on a "hunger strike" for a few days to protest against the government's plans. In the note sent to Fides, signed by Fr. Victor Roche, SVD Secretary General of the Episcopal Conference, the Bishops ask "not to force asylum seekers to return to their country if they are unsure" and "to provide them safe and human conditions" More»
To pray and reflect against human trafficking: this is the goal of the First International Day of prayer and awareness against human trafficking, scheduled on February 8, on the theme: "Shine a light against human trafficking". More»
It is important to support the secularism of the Indian nation and together build a nation in which the rights and freedoms of every person are respected: is what the Bishops write to the Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and by his nationalist "Bharatiya Janata Party".  More»
"Land grabbing can lead to a break up in the country" warn the Bishops of Southern Sudan. According to Catholic Radio Network (CRN), at the end of the plenary meeting of the local Episcopal Conference, His Exc. Mgr. Paolino Lukudu Loro, Archbishop of Juba, said that "in their meeting the Bishops identified land grabbing as a potential risk of violence that the government should address critically before escalation". More»
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