First Catholic Asmat priest • Agats
Agats / Fr. Moses Amiset, Pr (left) inspects Fr. Justine Joned, Pr editing a passport photo for an Asmat student, in the priest house in Agats. In 2019, Fr. Moses Amiset of the village of Ajam is the first Asmat ordained as Diocesan Catholic priest, in the 66 years history of Catholic mission in Asmat since the first Dutch missionary first set foot in 1953.