Posts Tagged ‘Giorgio Licini’

Original article about family planning had a broader view Comments 0

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Fr Giorgio Licini, who was quoted by Agenzia Fides report that featured in a recent CathNews piece, says the original article takes a broader view than that provided by the Fides report. He says he would also like to I also clarify that he always refer to artificial and indiscriminate contraception practices. What follows is Read more

PNG does not need family planning Comments 0

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Papua New Guinea “does not need to promote family planning or practices such as contraception and abortion,” said Father Giorgio Licini, secretary of the Commission for Social Communications for the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Solomon Islands Licini told the news agency Agenzia Fides that the increase in population in Papua Read more

PNG: True partnership between the Churches and State doesn’t exist Comments 0

Friday, August 30th, 2013

A true partnership between the Churches and the State, doesn’t really exist in Papua New Guinea. What is in place is a remnant of the colonial structure or more precisely of the missionary era says Fr Giorgio Licini of the Office for Social Communications of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Papua. Licini was responding to Read more

Catholics oppose proposal to ban non Christian religions in PNG Comments 0

Friday, July 19th, 2013

The spokesman for Papua New Guinea’s bishops has condemned a proposal, introduced in parliament, by the governor of one of the Papua New Guinea’s 22 provinces, to ban non Christian religions. Last Friday, Hela province  governor, Anderson Agiru, moved a motion to carry out a nationwide consultation on the question of religious freedom and whether to Read more