A Bishop from Papua New Guinea on private pilgrimage in Medjugorje

date: 16.09.2005.

Mons. Hermann Raich, S.V.D., bishop of Wabag (Papua New Guinea) was on his third private pilgrimage in Medjugorje from September 12 to 15, 2005.

He was accompanied by prelate Johannes Gamperl, and a religious sister from the hospital “Marienkrankenhaus Stift Vorau”. This pilgrimage was organised by the association “Gebetsaktion Medjugorje-Wien”. Mons. Raich is from Austria; he was ordained a priest in 1962, and a bishop in 1982.

Mons. Raich visited the places of prayer and the Presbytery, where he remained in a conversation with the Franciscans.