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New Bishop for the Diocese of Bereina


Port Moresby: Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Most Reverend Otto Separy, as the new Bishop of Bereina. 


The announcement was made by the Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on 16th July, 2019 at 8pm.


Bishop Otto was born in Kubila (Diocese of Wewak) on 5thAugust, 1957.  He was ordained priest for the Diocese of Wewak on 19thJune 1991 and held offices as Parish priest and the Chancellor of the Diocese of Wewak.  

On 2nd July 2007, he was appointed the Auxiliary Bishop of Aitape and ordained bishop on 30th October. On 9th June 2009 he was appointed by the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI as the Bishop Ordinary of Aitape.  

At present he is the Deputy Bishop of the Commission for New Evangelization of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.


May the Lord bless him as he takes up his role as Shepherd of his flock in the Diocese of Bereina.

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