Posts Tagged ‘Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania’

Federation of Oceania bishops conferences express sympathies Comments 0

Monday, March 25th, 2019

On behalf of the Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania including the Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands and Episcopal Conference of the Pacific and New Zealand wish to offer our support and prayers to the people of Christchurch and New Zealand. The recent massacre at the mosques in Christchurch has brought deep grief Read more

Pope’s number two to join assembly of Oceania bishops in PNG next month Comments 0

Monday, March 19th, 2018
oceania bishops

Cardinal Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, is going to attend a meeting of Oceania bishops. He will be at the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania(FCBCO) Plenary Assembly in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, in April. “We are delighted that Cardinal Parolin, the Secretary of State at the Vatican, will be with us,” Read more

Catholic Church calls for protection of cultural integrity in West Papua Comments 0

Monday, August 14th, 2017
West Papua

There has been a call to protect the livelihood and cultural integrity of the people of West Papua. The situation in West Papua was one of the main focuses in a statement issued at the end of their recent meeting in Auckland by the Executive Committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops. They called for: Read more

Oceania Bishops call on Auckland’s City Mission Comments 2

Monday, August 14th, 2017
city mission

Catholic bishops from Oceania meeting in Auckland last week visited the City Mission and served meals to the homeless, the mentally unwell and those suffering economic deprivation. “This was a humbling experience during which we felt deeply Christ’s call to sit and walk alongside those who struggle or find themselves on the margins of society,” Read more

Australian, New Zealand, Melanesian and Pacific Bishops condemn asylum seekers’ situation Comments 0

Friday, August 26th, 2016

The body representing the Catholic Bishops of  Oceania have joined the international outcry at what is happening to asylum seekers The Executive Committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have issued a statement condemning what is happening to asylum seekers on Manus Read more

Rising sea levels an indisputable fact say Bishops Comments 0

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

A statement from a meeting of Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania has expressed concern about “the indisputable fact of rising sea levels.” “In some cases, entire regions and nations are under threat from the indisputable fact of rising sea levels,” the statement says. “Examples from this part of the world include the Carteret Islands, Read more