Tag Archives: PNG

Refugee Resettlement in Papua New Guinea

Tony Fedele has been a long time friend of our Passionist Community in Templestowe, Melbourne. His son, David Fedele, has become an independent documentary filmmaker, who recently traveled to city of Lae in Papua New Guinea, to witness first hand … Continue reading

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Our Mother Earth, Our Future!

Our Passionist Province of the Holy Spirit includes Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and Papua New Guinea (PNG). PNG has been a mission of our province for many years now, and we have seen the environmental devastation caused by Indonesian logging … Continue reading

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Environmental Challenges in PNG: Some Random Thoughts

Fr. Brian Gleeson CP is a Doctor in Theology and has spent the last few years lecturing at the Yarra Theological Union in Melbourne, Australia. I recently invited him to write an article on a topic of his choosing for … Continue reading

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The Truth About Asylum Seekers

I attended a talk on Wednesday night by Jessie Taylor. Jessie is a barrister, refugee advocate, documentary maker and foster mother… At 27 Jessie travelled to Indonesia in 2009 for a documentary about the countless stories of refugees. There she … Continue reading

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How Women Fare in the Millennium Development Goals in Papua New Guinea

The Passionist Congregation is represented at the UN as an NGO (Non-Government Organisation) so as to have some input and work with other NGO’s for justice in the world, given we are spread through many developing countries throughout the world. … Continue reading

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Violence Against Women in PNG

Family and sexual violence is a crisis facing the women and children of Papua New Guinea. Recent data shows that 50% of PNG’s women have been raped in their own homes and 68% of women have been subjected to physical … Continue reading

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