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The Catholic Church in the Cook Islands

The Cook Islands has a population of 11,900 people living on a land mass of 240 square kms. The diocese has a Catholic population listed at 2,040. This gives the opportunity to every parish priest I meet to say that his parish is larger than the diocese of the Cook Islands. ‘Small’ is a reality […]

New Bishop for Rarotonga

Fr Paul Donoghue – Oceania Marist Provincial named for Diocese of Rarotonga He will be ordained July 16 Pope Benedict has appointed 62 year old Paul Donoghue sm as Bishop of the Diocese of Rarotonga. The Holy Father has accepted the resignation of Bishop Stuart O’Connell sm, who has reached the age limit. Fr Donoghue […]