Why not? Church strategies for reducing witchcraft-related killings in Papua New Guinea


In this talk, Philip Gibbs outlines the Catholic Church in Simbu Province PNG strategy for changing ingrained attitudes and practices related to sorcery and witchcraft.

Gibbs is Secretary of the Commission for Social Concerns for the Catholic Bishops Conference of PNG/Solomon Islands and Research Advisor for Caritas Australia.

This podcast is from the landmark Sorcery and witchcraft-related killings conference hosted by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific’s State, Society and Governance and Melanesia program and Regulatory Institutions Network on 5-7 June 2013. 

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