Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Leo Laba Ladjar’

Papuan activists demand locals be appointed as bishops

Monday, November 8th, 2021
Papuan activists bishops

Papuan activists have said protests against the Catholic Church will continue unless the pope appoints native Papuans as bishops to the Indonesian region in the future. Since February, the activists have held rallies in churches in Jayapura every Sunday, airing their demand for the Vatican to appoint native Papuan priests as bishops in their region. Read more

West Papua – talk to each other before talking to Indonesia

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

The Bishop of Jayapura, Leo Laba Ladjar OFM thinks that the Papuan people should hold a dialogue between themselves before entering into dialogue with Indonesia. He acknowledged that this dialogue would be quite difficult. He was speaking during a meeting of all Catholic clerics with representatives of the police force to build a  partnership for security and Read more