Posts Tagged ‘PCC’

Churches express support of West Papua

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Churches in Fiji and the region are throwing their voices behind self determination for West Papua. Their support comes as the PIDF hosted Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at its second summit in Nadi last week. Indonesia has maintained rule in West Papua since 1969 and has in the past been accused of widespread human Read more

Churches supports freedom for West Papua people

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Church leaders attending a workshop, Rethinking the Household of God, which was held in the Solomon Islands at the beginning of June have agreed to actively support the struggle for political independence of the people of West Papua. The call comes a week before Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono attends the Pacific Islands Development Forum Read more

Conference of Churches gives cautious welcome to PIDF

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Pacific Conference of Churches(PCC)  has welcomed the formation of the Pacific Islands Development Forum ( PIDF ) as as a move towards inclusivity but has warned against paying mere lip service to development in the Pacific. “From the perspective of the church and faith-based organisations, we have a huge constituency and network which can be used Read more

Churches support independence for Tahiti

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Pacific churches support independence for Tahiti. At their recent meeting in Samoa, member churches of the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) pledged their support to Maohi Nui (Tahiti) in her struggle to gain independence from France. President Oscar Temaru, of Tahiti, in a special address to the PCC church leaders, appealed to the churches of the Pacific Read more

Pacific Conference of Churches turns 50 but needs to do more for Fiji

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

The Pacific Conference of Churches  gathered for its 50th anniversary at the Malua Theological College where it all began. Delivering a pointed keynote address, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi restated the PCC’s role in the region and its people. “The focus of the Christian churches around the world and in our region is to strengthen and invigorate Read more