Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Chong’

Thousands farewell Archbishop Mataca Comments 1

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

It has been estimated that more than 30,000 people came to Suva in the course of last week to pay their respects to the late Archbishop Petero Mataca. A large number of people attended the requiem mass on Friday. The Sacred Heart Cathedral in Suva was packed out and the congregation spilled out onto the Read more

Secular Fiji gives churches voice Comments 0

Sunday, January 5th, 2014

2013 was the year when the Fiji Constitution demands Fiji become a secular State. It was also the year when the churches spoke out the loudest. The Catholic Church took a prominent position when Peter Chong became the new Archbishop and refocussed the Church. Stressing the church could not only be a private affair but Read more

Archbishop Chong – effective and relevant reponse to challenges Comments 0

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

The Archbishop of Suva, Peter Chong, says the church is faced with a dual commitment and faithfulness. The church has to be faithful to the church’s scripture, tradition, and teachings while at the same time being faithful when attending to the questions, problems and needs of the community. He argues this dual commitment can be Read more