Mongolia prepares to ordain first native priest

Mongolias first native priest will be ordained next week in the world’s youngest Church.

The Apostolic Prefecture of Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia was established in 2002 after missionary priests arrived in the early nineteen-nineties. It has not yet reached the status of a diocese, as it is still too young to support itself.

Joseph Enkh was ordained a deacon on 11 December 2014 in Daejeong, South Korea, where he received his initial formation. He will be ordained a priest by Mgr Wenceslao Padilla, Bishop of Ulaan Baatar, on Sunday 28 August. Read more

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