Posts Tagged ‘Melanesian Brotherhood’

Melanesian brother murdered in Papua New Guinea

Friday, September 25th, 2015

A member of the Anglican Melanesian Brotherhood (Solomon Islands) in Popondetta, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea, has been murdered. Br. Tolbon Diwaero was killed late last Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning (Sept. 15-16) by unidentified persons on his way back to Domara Household, the church reported via Facebook. Br. Kelliot Betu, regional secretary of 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

Melanesian Brother attack – suspect released without charge

Friday, November 7th, 2014

The Police in Honiara have told Pacific Beat they briefly held a man in relation to the attack made on two members of the Melanesian Brotherhood, but he has been released without charge. Novice Jackson Lodo and another novice were walking to Tabalia from the capital Honiara when they were the victims of an unprovoked Read more

Shock at killing of Solomons Brother

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

There is shock on Guadalcanal following the killing of a member of the Solomon Islands’ Anglican Church’s Melanesia’s Brotherhood. Our correspondent says both locals and expatriates at north west Guadalcanal have expressed horror at the killing of Brother Jackson Lodo. It is reported he was set upon by a group of men early last Thursday Read more

Anglican primate honours seven Solomon Islands peace martyrs

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The spiritual head of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Justin Welby, has prayed before a monument to seven Anglican martyrs in the Solomon Islands. The Archbishop of Canterbury, who was making brief visits to Asia and Oceania Anglican primates, was in the Solomons before departing for Australia, New Zealand and Polynesia. On August 11, Archbishop Welby Read more

Modern Solomon Island Martyrs honoured in Rome

Friday, February 8th, 2013

A book about  7 modern Melanesian martyrs and the legacy of reconciliation they left behind in the  Pacific islands, by Monica Attias, a member of Rome’s Catholic St Egidio community, was launched last Friday. As part of the Commission on new Christian martyrs, set up by Pope John Paul II, Monica has been studying the ecumenical Read more