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Oceania Talanoa: Faith, Indigenous, and Nature’s Moana shaping and safeguarding innovations of the Sea
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RAOEN Virtual Launch
The River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network (RAOEN) was officially launched on 24 November. The virtual launch highlighted challenges faced by communities in the region, opportunities for collaboration, and hope in taking this territorial biomes approach in caring for our forests, oceans, and peoples.
Drawing from the interconnectedness of Oceania and Asia, RAOEN seeks to sustain dialogue and collaborative engagements among the Church, indigenous and local communities, youth, and other faith-based organizations within and beyond Asia and Oceania.