Posts Tagged ‘Don Lippert’

Vibrant community bears witness to the true meaning of word “catholic” Comments 0

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

The Diocese of Mendi is nestled in the mountains in the southern highland region of Papua New Guinea. When the first missionaries came to the area in the mid-1950s there were no Catholics. The diocese now has 80,000 – around 10 percent of the population. Bishop Donald Lippert says the diocese has a vibrant and Read more

Nuns in PNG incredibly and inspiringly courageous Comments 0

Friday, November 6th, 2015

The Catholic Church has a unique role in combating belief in sorcery and mob reprisal attacks against sorcerers, Bishop Don Lippert of Mendi says. He has described the nuns who venture into the worst areas of the country as incredibly and inspiringly courageous. Lippert says they are putting their lives at risk in a desperate Read more