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Bishop Giorgio Marengo, Prefect of Ulaanbaatar.

Pope Francis meets with bishop newly consecrated to lead Mongolia’s Catholics

Aug 12, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis met Wednesday with an Italian missionary who was recently consecrated a bishop to lead Mongolia’s apostolic prefecture.  Read more

Fr. Francisco Javier Olivares, missionary priest in Mongolia. Photo courtesy of Fr. Olivares.

What is it like to be a missionary in Mongolia?

Apr 30, 2019

When Francisco Javier Olivera was born, his mother offered him to the Virgin Mary, praying that he would become a... Read more

Fr. Joseph Enkh Baatar celebrates his first Mass, Aug. 28, 2016. Photo courtesy of Mbumba Prosper, CICM.

This is Mongolia's first native priest: Father Joseph Enkh Baatar

Aug 30, 2016

On Sunday Mongolia witnessed the ordination of its first indigenous priest, Fr. Joseph Enkh Baatar, a 29-year-old man who represents... Read more

Consolata Missionaries in Mongolian steppes.

Consolata Missionaries celebrate ten years in Mongolia

Aug 7, 2013

The Consolata Missionaries have been in Mongolia for ten years, evangelizing a people searching for God and helping improve their... Read more