Bishops elect new leaders

PORT Moresby – Catholic bishops in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands elected new office bearers at a meeting last week. Bishop Arnold Orowae of Wabag, was elected president of the Catholic Bishop Conference of PNG and Solomons. His deputy is Archbishop Steve Reichert of Madang. They elected officials of different commissions of the conference.…

White River SDA church gets funding

SEVENTH Day Adventist church at White River, West Honiara, received $40,000 from the constituency’s church funds on Tuesday. The funding will help the church to complete unfinished jobs with their building, according to chairman of the church Henry Waitua. “This funding will help us to complete the unfinished jobs inside our church building, which were…

Dedication prayer to flood victims

The Diocese of Auki Saint Augustine Cathedral celebrated the Palm Sunday with dedication prayer to the flood victims of Honiara and Guadalcanal. The Sunday service also saw Sunday school students of Rade and Oibla communities celebrating their first Holy Communion. In his pray of dedication, Bishop Chris Cardon asked diocesans to pray and remember the…