Bishop Sproxton: Churches of the Pacific are Vibrant
The Bishops at the Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania assembly in Papua New Guinea. Photo: Fr Ambrose Pereira.
In April this year, Archbishop Timothy and l travelled to Port Moresby to join the bishops conferences of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, New Zealand, the Pacific Island nations and Australia for our four yearly meeting.
The Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania meeting allowed us to focus our common concerns on human rights, climate change and care for the environment. Our theme was ‘Care of our Common Home of Oceania, A Sea of Possibilities.’
We gathered in Port Moresby five