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Bishops of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands decry ‘witchcraft, polygamy, war, and female homicide’

December 07, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The bishops of the two Pacific nations made their remarks in a joint pastoral letter, “Salt and Light: The Catholic Church and Society.”

Papua New Guinea, a nation of 7.3 million (map), is 64% Protestant and 31% Catholic, with 3% adhering to ethnic religions. The Solomon Islands, a nation of 685,000 (map), is 95% Christian (21% Catholic) and 3% ethnic religionist.

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