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Diocesan paper celebrates 40th anniversary


Diocesan monthly The Christian Herald celebrated the 40th anniversary of the publication of its first issue this month (September 1979).

In 1979, the Catholic diocese of Belize City and Belmopan began its own newspaper under the direction of founding editor Fr John Maher SJ. Its inspiration, according to the Herald, came from a 1978 gathering known as ‘Diocesan Assembly One,’ and the recommendation voiced by people from all over the country for a means of regular communication of Church events, teaching and inspirational matter.

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