Bishops appeals for calm after vote of no-confidence

The Catholic Bishops Conference (CBC) of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands has appealed to the people to respect yesterday’s outcome of the Vote of no-confidence.

General Secretary of the CBC, Fr.Victor Roche said almost 80% of the parliamentarians voted to keep the present government and Peter O’Neill as the Prime Minister.

“Member of Parliament are elected leaders, they represent the people in the parliament. We shall accept their decision.

“The CBC appeals for calm from the different groups and citizens. The CBC appeals to the people to maintain law and order and to uphold democracy, “said Roche.

Roche finished by saying that CBC is calling on all Christians in PNG to pray for the country’s leaders that God may give them wisdom.



Troy Taule