“One thing Pope Francis speaks about is the concern for the environment and for those who are suffering. His words are encouraging and are a challenge to me to move forward.”
These were the words of PNG’s first Cardinal of the Catholic Church, in an interview on Monday, 05th of February 2018.
The interview highlighted his first year as Cardinal and his reflections on the example of Pope Francis.
Cardinal Ribat, Archbishop of Port Moresby, was elevated as the first Papua New Guinean Cardinal of the Catholic Church by Pope Francis on the 19th of November 2016.