Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Panfilo’

Landowners seek restraining order over Archbishop

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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The Catholic archbishop of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea, Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, says he is facing an application for a restraining order from three landowners in Pomio. The restraining order application also applies to a New Zealand lawyer working for the church, Doug Tennent. It comes after Panfilo and Tennent tried to assist other landowners at Read more

PNG Bishops announce “conscience objection” to condoms policy

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

The Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands has announced its “conscientious objection” to an education ministry directive that requires high schools to distribute condoms to students. “Even if the document issued by the Ministry of Education has many positive points, we cannot be forced to follow a policy which contradicts with Read more