Churches need to address social problems in Samoa

Churches in Samoa need to adapt so that they can tackle social problems in Samoa.

The Chairman of the National Council of Churches (NCC), Reverend Kasiano Le’aupepe, says the churches must play a more active role in addressing social problems in Samoa.

He says one of the biggest social problems in Samoa is the love of money.

“I believe this is what’s causing all the problems Samoan people face today. Our people see money as their new god, that without money we would cease to exist. We have fallen into this idea that everything is about money,” Le’aupepe says.

It is not “a bad thing to have money” but the church must be strong to tell its members that “not everything is about money.”


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