Solidarity with the Caribbean

Prayers for Caribbean volcano refugees THE General Secretary has written to Pacific church leaders asking for prayers for communities affected by a volcano eruption in the Caribbean. Thousands of people have been evacuated after an eruption in Saint Vincent and the...

Civil society draws line around Pacific

REGIONAL civil society drew a line round the Pacific today to defend it against deep sea mining. In a joint statement issued at Denarau, Nadi in Fiji, they spoke on the need to protect the Pacific from exploitation. Pacific Islands Association of NGO Executive...

Solidarity with PNG

THE Pacific’s churches have expressed solidarity with Papua New Guinea as the country faces the threat of COVID 19. In recent weeks, the number of Covid 19 cases has risen sharply and PNG has completed a period of mourning after  the death of its founding father, Sir...

Pacific churches honour Somare.

The Papua New Guinea flag was flown at half-mast today (Tuesday) at the Pacific Conference Of Churches Secretariat in Suva to honour grand Chief Sir Michael Somare. Staff raised the PNG flag on the morning of Solare’s burial before lowering it to half mast at where it...

Strong women, strong foundations

WOMEN will discuss how best to deal with the challenges of COVID 19 at a two-day workshop on  Ovalau in Fiji beginning today (Monday). The event comes after the International Day of Prayer on Friday on the theme Build On A Strong Foundation. An ecumenical workshop led...

One with the community

VUNIDOGOLOA has been Ground Zero for Fiji’s efforts on climate-induced displacement for close to a decade. This was the first coastal village to relocate due to rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion. The move and rebuilding have not been easy. Adapting from a...

Vanuatu women lead Day of Prayer

THE annual International Day of Prayer takes a Pacific focus this year based on the reflections of women in Vanuatu. Prone to earthquakes, cyclones, volcanic eruptions and rising sea levels, the small Pacific archipelago was devastated by Cyclone Harold in 2006. The...

30 Youth Graduate from Eco-School

Young people from five Pacific Countries have graduated from the World Council of Churches’ first Ecological School in the region. Thirty students aged between 19 and 33 from Fiji, the Solomon Islands,Tonga,Tuvalu and Vanuatu attended a week of on-line  and face...

Church Youth clean beach

  A GROUP of youth church Leaders have dedicated their mornings to cleaning a beach in Fiji.The 12 young men and women are part of the World Council and Pacific Conference Of churches’ first ecological school.At the centre of the eco-school are lessons on...