Welcome to the official site of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

The stories and images  published promote the values of life, compassion, justice, equality, peace and unity.

We hope that your browsing experience of the site's contents will be enjoyable and rewarding.

The CBC Secretariat is the central office of the Catholic Church in PNG and SI. The Secretariat relates to all the Archdioceses and Dioceses, mainly in a coordinating function. It organises the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CBC and it helps to implement the decisions of these general meetings. It coordinates the various meetings to evaluate and promote the Conference Pastoral Plan. And finally, it coordinates the ministries of the various Commissions of the CBC.

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Unity in Diversity

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CBC celebrates 45th Independence in Unity & Diversity

Nigel Akuani

Port Moresby: In commemoration of Papua New Guinea’s 45thIndependence Anniversary, a memorable independence celebration was held by staff of the Catholic Bishops Conference of PNGSI. 

Drama Play explains Independence

Rosemary Yambune

Port Moresby: Many governing systems of Papua New Guinea solidified after the country achieved Independence from Australia seventy years ago. One of the many systems is the customary marriage which gained legal recognition on September 16, 1975.

Happy 45th Independence PNG

15th September

The 45th Independence Day celebrations come at a time of grave concern for the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Death, sickness, strain on the health system, loss of jobs, and anxiety are the most visible effects of the virus that has attacked mankind at the beginning of the year. 

Kumgi DBSTC honors 25th Jubilee

DBSTC Correspondent

Kundiawa, Simbu– An energetic and vibrant weeklong celebration was orchestrated by staff and students of Don Bosco Simbu Technical College Kumgi, Kudiawa, in honor of its school’s 25thJubilee.

New Church for upper Mendi Parish

Rosemary Yambune

Port Moresby: More than a hundred catholic faithful within the Upper Mendi parish can now celebrate Eucharist with their priest, inside the newly opened St Joseph Ekari church building, in Upper Mendi, Southern Highlands province.

Salesian Values highlighted in Youth Camp

Paul Hannette

A Youth Camp focusing on the values of the Salesian Family was held from 11th to 13th September 2020. The gathering organized by the Parish of Mary Help of Christians Rapolo took place in Don Bosco Technical Secondary School, Kokopo.

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