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Sunday, 25 June 2017 05:32

Bishops' Statement on the Elections

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Statement of the Catholic Bishops of PNG on 

Christian Faith and Political Elections

 

We, the Catholic Bishops of Papua New Guinea wish to appeal to the faith of the people and their moral conscience to elect good leaders that will represent their hopes and aspirations during National Election in 2017.

Saturday, 24 June 2017 09:27

Bishops' Statement on Seabed Mining

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Statement on the proposed Seabed Mining in PNG waters

From the Catholic Bishops Conference of PNG/SI

 

Seventeen Catholic Bishops of Papua New Guinea and one Administrator from the Solomon Islands attended the 58th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Port Moresby 25th April – 4th May 2017. In this meeting, they discussed, among other things, about the proposed Seabed Mining called Solwara1 and Solwara2 close to the shores of Papua New Guinea.

Saturday, 02 January 2016 07:21

Pastoral Letter on the Jubilee of Mercy

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Pastoral Letter on the Jubilee of Mercy

Catholic Bishops Conference of
Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Greetings in the name of our Merciful God, from your bishops, who are sending this letter to you in preparation for the approaching Jubilee Year of Mercy.

Thursday, 23 April 2015 10:14

Pastoral Letter on the Consecrated Life

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Pastoral Letter on Consecrated Life

Catholic Bishops Conference of
Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

"WAKE UP THE WORLD" - Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life

On the first Sunday of Advent last year Pope Francis proclaimed the beginning of a Year of Consecrated Life that will end on 2 February 2016, the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple. 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church Lumen Gentium which speaks of religious in its sixth chapter and of the Decree Perfectae Caritatis on the renewal of religious life. On this occasion, we bishops are addressing this letter both to the many dedicated men and women in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands especially consecrated to God but also to all the faithful People of God in all of our dioceses.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:49

Pastoral Letter on Sports

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Pastoral Letter on Sports

Catholic Bishops Conference of
Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

On the Contribution of Sports

With the Pacific Games coming soon to Papua New Guinea, sport will be a topic of interest for many people. At this time your Bishops wish to offer a reflection on the value of sport and ways that we can all benefit.

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 10:06

Pastoral Letter on the Death Penalty

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Pastoral Letter on the Death Penalty

Catholic Bishops Conference of
Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

The Evil of Capital Punishment

In 1991 the Papua New Guinea Parliament reintroduced the death penalty. Direct killing by the State became an authorized way to punish a criminal.

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