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Wednesday, 24 June 2015 19:38

The Catholic Diocese of Mendi

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The Catholic Diocese of Mendi comprises the Southern Highlands Province and the Hela Province of Papua New Guinea.  Demographically, it is a mountanous and rural region of the country.  It is about 25,000 square kilometers in area.  The overall population of the diocese is about 800,000.  About ten-percent of the population is Catholic. ...

The first missionaries came to this area in the 1950's.

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