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Melanesia’s new Archbishop is installed amidst dance and song

Traditional dancers led the new Archbishop of Melanesia, Leonard Dawea, into his installation service at St Barnabas Cathedral last week.

26 September 2019

Former Anglican Primate of Melanesia elected as Governor General of the Solomon Islands

Bishop David Vunagi, former Archbishop of Melanesia, has been elected to serve as the next Governor General of the Solomon Islands

14 June 2019

Sexual violence against children is “a crime against humanity”, says Melanesian Primate

Archbishop George Takeli has spoken out after a spate of high-profile cases of sexual violence against girls in the Solomon Islands.

27 March 2018

Sun provides night-time light to Solomons' clinic

An Anglican-run clinic on the island of Big Ngella in the Central Solomons has turned to the sun to solve a problem of the lights going out at night.

23 September 2016

Philippines: Anglicans unite in community development training

Participants from Myanmar, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea complete five-week learning visit

03 June 2015

Melanesian Anglican leaders applaud vocational training centre

Young people learning skills to contribute to their communities and nation.

07 April 2015

Melanesian Anglicans co-launch group advocating West Papua freedom

Solomon Islands Solidarity initiative advocates right to political self-determination

26 March 2015

Archbishop prays for Melanesian Brothers killed during peace work

Archbishop Justin Welby dedicates memorial to martyred Brothers during short visit to the Church of Melanesia - part of a 10-day visit to Anglican primates in the South Pacific. 

12 August 2014

Anglican churches and agencies respond to flash floods in the Solomon Islands

Anglican churches and agencies in the region are co-ordinating their response to flash floods that have left more than 20 people dead and over 12,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands.

09 April 2014