Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea

Die Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea ist ein Teil der anglikanischen Kirchengemeinschaft und beschränkt sich auf die östliche Hälfte der Insel Neuguinea.

Sie zählt hier 166.046 Gläubige, was einen Anteil von 3,2% der Gesamtbevölkerung ausmacht. Die Kirche, an deren Spitze als Primas der Erzbischof von Papua-Neuguinea und Bischof von Aipo Rongo steht, gliedert sich in 5 Diözesen (Aipo Rongo, Dogura, Neuguinea Inseln, Popondota, Port Moresby) und zählte Anfang 2002 118 Gemeinden mit 173 Priestern.

Die Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea kennt keine Frauenordination.

Primates

  • 1977-1983: David Hand, Bischof von Port Moresby
  • 1983-1996: Bevan Meredith
  • 1996-.......: James Ayong, Bischof von Aipo Rongo

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