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Oceania regional primates pledge united action on climate change and gender-based violence

Primates in the Oceania region have pledged to take concrete action in the fight against climate change and gender-based violence.

13 March 2018

Archbishop appeals for prayers and donations as Church responds to PNG earthquake

The death toll from last week’s Magnitude 7.5 tremor in Papua New Guinea has reached 67 as aftershocks continue to hit the island.

06 March 2018

Oceania Anglican primates gather for first of five pre-Lambeth regional meetings

Primates from the Anglican provinces in the Oceania region will be joined by Archbishop Justin Welby to discuss the next Lambeth Conference.

02 March 2018

Prayers urged after 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea

A large earthquake in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province has left more than 30 people dead and over 300 injured, according to reports.

27 February 2018

Archbishop condemns child “witchcraft” murders as “child abuse in its worst form”

The Archbishop of Papua New Guinea, Allan Migi, has spoken out against the increasing number of attacks and murders of alleged witches.

13 February 2018

Asian ecumenical group describes “grave human rights violations” in West Papua

A pastoral team from the Christian Conference of Asia are reporting “grave human rights violations and repression” of West Papuans.

12 December 2017

Australian churches call for resettlement of Manus Island refugees

Three ecumenical groups are urging the Australian Government to re-settle refugees formerly housed in the Manus Island refugee camp.

28 November 2017

Anglican Primates of Oceania speak out on climate change

The Anglican Primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia,  have warned of the threat to their region from climate change.

07 March 2017

Churches express solidarity with West Papua independence campaigners

The increasing tensions in Indonesian West Papua has attracted the attention of both the World Council of Churches’ Central Committee and the Bishops of the Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea.

30 June 2016

Bishops call for "responsible honesty" in PNG corruption fight

The Bishops of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea have warned of the “severe destruction to our nation” if ongoing political violence is not resolved through “responsible honesty”.

30 June 2016