Death of the Most Rev. Christian Blouin, C.M.M., Bishop Emeritus of Lae, Papua New Guinea

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The Most Reverend Christian Blouin, C.M.M., Bishop Emeritus of Lae, Papua New Guinea, passed away on 12 January 2019 at the age of 77. Bishop Blouin was born in Saint-Sébastien, Québec in 1941 and was ordained to the priesthood in 1969 as a member of the Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries.

Bishop Blouin was appointed Bishop of Lae, Papua New Guinea, on 15 January 2007, was ordained to the episcopate on 5 May 2007, and served as Bishop of Lae until his retirement in October 2018. The funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday 16 January in Papua New Guinea.

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