Posts Tagged ‘Anglican Church of Melanesia’

Oceania’s Anglican leaders tackle climate change and gender-based violence

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Oceania’s Anglican leaders in the region have committed themselves “to take concrete action, to be champions and advocates, and to support each other” in the fight against climate change and gender-based violence. The primates and general secretaries of the Anglican Church in Australia, the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea, the Anglican Church of Melanesia, Read more

Anglicans and Catholics in Solomon Islands prepare to welcome new bishops

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

The Catholic Church of Solomon Islands will soon witness the installation of its third archbishop. And on the same weekend the Anglicans will consecrate the fifth bishop of Temotu (Santa Cruz). Archbishop, Christopher Cardone  was appointed the Catholic archbishop of Honiara in June. The Chairman of the Installation Committee of Holy Cross Parish, Mr. Aloysius Read more

Melanesia Anglican Church’s new archbishop enthroned in Honiara

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Thousands gathered at the Provincial Cathedral of Saint Barnabas on Sunday morning to witness the installation and enthronement of the new archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, the Most Reverend George Takeli. Takeli, from Ulawa in Makira Province, is the sixth Archbishop of Melanesia and Bishop of the Diocese of Central Melanesia. Speaking to the Read more

Melanesian Brotherhood celebrate their founder

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Members of the Brothers of the Church of Melanesia came together on the week end to remember and honour their founder, Ini Kopuria. Solomon Star West Guadalcanal stringer John Toki reported that more than 30 members of the Melanesian Brothers,  Selwyn College students and members of the surrounding communities participated in the program. The Melanesian Brotherhood Read more

Objections raised to ordination of Anglican Bishop in Vanuatu

Friday, February 28th, 2014

The Anglican Diocese of the Banks and Torres Groups of Islands of Torba Province, Vanuatu may become the first Diocese in Anglican Church history to “object” to the ordination of its bishop. The ordination is scheduled to to take place this coming Sunday March 2. A spokesman for the objectors, Philemon Ling, whom the Vanuatu Read more

Anglican programme helping Malaitans cope with rising sea level

Friday, November 29th, 2013

The Church of Melanesia’s Board of Mission is helping the people of the Malaita Province, in the Solomon Islands, to adapt to the rising sea level. In the Solomon Islands, the sea level rises of 8 millimetres per year, almost three times the global average, survival of communities on the low-lying atoll of Ontong Java Read more

Reconciliation overcoming tension in the Solomon Islands

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

In Honiara, where much of the fighting occurred during the “Tensions” which brought the Solomon Islands to political and economic collapse a decade ago, people now go about their daily lives with freedom and security. As the country enters a new phase with the Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI) withdrawing military personnel Read more