Churches Institutional Strengthening Program (CISP)
CISP stands for Church Institutional Strengthening Program. It is under the authority and jurisdiction of the Catholic Bishops Conference of PNGSI.It was established in 2004, based on a recommendation from the Conference of Bishops with the support of AusAID and Caritas Australia.
The Catholic Commission for Justice, Peace and Development (CCJPD) was established in 1974 under the auspices of The Catholic Bishops Inc. (IPA 5-35 Incorporated Association). It operated under this name until 2001 when it changed to Caritas Papua New Guinea (CPNG).
Ecumenical Dialogue is with other Christian groups, following the Vatican’s designation of Christian (thus Salvation Army and SDAs are Christians, Mormons are not). Dialogue is guided by Unitatis redintegratio, Ut unum sint, and Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
Greetings to all lay faithful of the Catholic Church of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. I welcome you all to read information and updates of our commission. This is the Commission that represents the lay people at the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Island.
The adoption of the National Pastoral Plan of the Catholic Church in Papua New Guinea has set some clear guidelines before us and inspired us to move forward with new energy. Our vision is to foster a family alive in Christ in the church and in the world, and to Strive to promote God’s Kingdom
Proclaims the Gospel primarily through implementing the Diocesan pastoral plan in correlate with the diocesan coordinators for school children and families in a framework that promotes lifelong formation in faith.
The NCREC assists the diocesan coordinators in advocating a systematic religious education program.
From the very beginning (1990), the Right Relationships in Ministry (RRM) is a joint venture of the Federation of Religious and Catholic Bishops Conference. The Board of the RRM of the Catholic Bishops Conference of PNGSI develops policies and protocols and deals with complaints of sexual abuse.
The CBC Commission on Social Communications (SOCOM) promotes the voice of the Church in the public arena, interacts with the vast world of both Christian and secular media, develop, organizes and conducts media education and awareness programs, and forms Church media operators.