New Catholic Archbishop of Honiara

A new Archbishop for the Catholic Church of Solomon Islands was been announced by His Holiness, Pope Francis in Rome at lunch yesterday Rome time. He is Bishop Christopher Cardone OP, (Dominican Friars Order) is the new Archbishop for the Archdiocese of Honiara, succeeding Archbishop Adrian Thomas Smith SM, who has been the Archbishop for…

Temotu elects new bishop

THE Diocese of Temotu Electoral Board of the Anglican Church of Melanesia yesterday elected the Reverend Leonard Dawea as the fifth bishop for the Diocese of Temotu. The meeting, which was preceded by a retreat, was held at Tabalia, the headquarters of the Melanesian Brotherhood, West of Honiara. Reverend Dawea, 44, succeeded the Most Reverend…

Zion fest show this weekend

THE Kingdom Harvest Church at Henderson in east Honiara will host its final Zion Fest this coming Saturday. Pastor Ellison Bako told the Solomon Star yesterday saying this should be the last show preparing the winners to compete in the big singing competition in 2nd July. “Everybody is welcome to attend this singing programme on…

More youths to youth convention

MORE than 1500 South Sea Evangelical church (SSEC) youths from Honiara will travel to Auki to attend the national youth convention to be hosted at Kilusakwalo, central Kwara’ae, Malaita province. National Youth Coordinator Pastor Stanley Aitorea told the Solomon Star yesterday that the number is expected to rise up in the remaining days, before the…

Two ACOM bishops get awards

TWO bishops from the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) have received their awards of recognition by the British Empire during the Queen’s birthday on Friday. They are Bishop Nathan Tome from Guadalcanal Diocese and Retired Bishop Richard Basil Naramana from Ysabel diocese. “I was very happy to receive this award that makes my day brighter…

Lunch hour prayer time

A lunch hour prayer time has been initiated for South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) youth members in Honiara at the SSEC central church as of Monday. The aim was to pray for the upcoming national youth convention that will be hosted at the Kilusakwalo village in central Kwara’ae, Malaita province, 25th of this month. “This…