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Organisations et Conseils oecuméniques

Membres du COE basés en Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

Membres du COE présents en Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

Note: La liste des Eglises présentes dans chaque pays est encore en développement.

Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, and many off-shore islands. It is part of Melanesia. It has been inhabited for thousands of years, and is one of the ethnically most diverse countries in the world.

Christianity came to Papua New Guinea in the 19th century. The largest church is the Catholic Church, but Protestants constitute the majority. There is also an Anglican Church. They form together the national council of churches. Besides the Evangelical Lutheran Church and the United Church, there are several other large Evangelical and Pentecostal churches, and an Evangelical Alliance which is affiliated with the WEA.