Posts Tagged ‘Congregation Christian Church’

Woman said to have stigmata returning to Samoa from Rome

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

The Samoan woman said to have the stigmata, Toaipuapuaga (Toa) Patrick, and her family will be returning to Samoa from Rome at the end of March. Toa and her family have been in Rome for six months. Photographs sent to the online news organisation Talamua from Rome show Toa in Rome greeting the Pope. However, Read more

Reports that stigmata woman has died untrue

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Reports that the woman who is said to have experienced the stigmata at Easter time has died are false. Toaipuapuaga Opapo and her father Reverend Opapo Oeti have used the mainstream media in Samoa to dispel rumors circulating on social media that she is dead. Oeti appeared at a press conference with his daughter at Read more

Samoan church bans gift-giving

Friday, May 30th, 2014

The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (C.C.C.S.) has moved to ban gift-giving with the hope to ease the burden on families and church followers. However, that ban comes with exceptions, urging that “wisdom and conscience” are used. C.C.C.S. Secretary General, Reverend Dr. Iutisone Salevao said the decision was finalised during last year’s gathering. Speaking to Read more

Samoa – Retired senior police officer drops case against Pastor

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Ater reconciliation meetings, Samoa’s former assistant police commissioner has dropped his court case against a minister of the Congregational Christian Church. Pagamalie Penani Lemuelu, and his wife had been accused of alleged theft of 5,000 US dollars of church money following a fundraising drive in Australia last year. Pagamalie says he dropped the complaint after Read more

Samoa’s Congregational Christian Church to set up a TV station

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa has confirmed the purchase of the old Samoa Observer premises. The property will be used by the church to set up a TV station. The general secretary of the Church, Rev. Dr Iutisone Salevao, said the idea has been in the pipeline for about five years but after its Read more