Posts Tagged ‘court case’

Tauranga priest is suing Church for racial harassment

Monday, July 17th, 2017

A Tauranga priest is suing the Catholic Church over claims of racial harassment and exploitation. Father Alex Kapiarumala left India to work as a priest in Bay of Plenty nine years ago. He said he quickly became ostracised by certain colleagues, as well as deceived, exploited and stereotyped for his Indian heritage. Continue reading Related Read more

Another cathedral court battle

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

A judge has reserved his decision in the latest legal wrangling over the Christchurch Cathedral. Cathedral owners, the Church Property Trustees were seeking to have a Court of Appeal judgement preventing the demolition of the building, removed. But Great Christchurch Buildings Trust spokesman Jim Anderton questions why the ruling should be lifted when the owners 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