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Thursday, June 02, 2016

Mongolia Moves Into a Tie With the Diocese of Belleville, 1-1

The little Catholic community of Mongolia-- about 1,000 strong-- awaits the ordination of the first native priest in August.

Bishop Padilla

Bishop Braxton
Deacon Joseph Enkh will be ordained on August 28 by Bishop Wenceslao Padilla, the apostolic prefect of Ulan Bator. He received his training in South Korea, and was ordained to the diaconate there in December 2014. Returning then to Mongolia, he has been visiting country's six parishes-- which to date have been served exclusively   by foreign missionary priests.