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A silver jubilee for Church in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR (SE): A celebration held on July 9 in the cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, marked the 25th anniversary of the presence of the Catholic Church in the country and 25 years since diplomatic relations between the Holy See and Mongolia were tied.
 
Bishop Wenceslao Padilla, the apostolic prefect of Mongolia, expressed his gratitude to God and to all who have given assistance and support during the first 25 years of the reestablishment of the Church in the country after an absence of 95 years.

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Mongolia welcomes its first priest

ULAANBAATAR (SE): The Church in Mongolia welcomed its first locally-born priest, Father Joseph Enkh, who was ordained by Bishop Wenceslao Padilla, the apostolic prefect of Ulaanbaatar, at the Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul on August 28.

Fides reported that the new priest chose Deny yourself, take up your cross daily and follow me (Like 9: 23) as his motto.

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