Catholic Bishops Conference of PNG and Solomon Islands (CBC)

Family Violence is a mental issue

He was speaking at the launching of the Catholic Safe Houses Association in Madang recently.

“For this violence we are trying to provide safety, security for people who become victim of violence. Not so long ago, just a week ago, church leaders in Papua New Guinea have come together to form an alliance against violence sponsored by DFAT, Australia.  All the leaders of the churches were there and we launched the Alliance against Violence as churches,” Archbishop Bal said.

Discussion on Manus issue to be hosted

The asylum seeker issue continues even after the Supreme Court in April 2016 declared the Australian and PNG governments’ detention centre unlawful and unconstitutional.

The discussions will highlight the social issues in the country that the Catholic Church is concerned about.