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Guinea

States must listen to churches over peace-building

Governments should acknowledge role of churches in peace-building, according to the Anglican Communion’s representative at the UN.

18 September 2019

Bishops from New Zealand and Polynesia issue joint protest on West Papua abuses

Bishops from the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia express “deep disappointment” at suppression of West Papuans.

17 December 2018

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