The Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands has called for the promotion of more values.
As 2018 begins there must be stronger family ties, and for the need to combat loneliness by renewing physical rather than virtual contact.
And families must be nourished with Christian principles.
The upbringing of a child, begins in a family.
Especially in this challenging time, with the advancement of modern technology , parents have been urged to provide a more practical parental care.