Posts Tagged ‘Diocese of Polynesia’

New Anglican Archbishop announced for Polynesia

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The Rev Fereimi Cama has been elected as the next Anglican archbishop of Polynesia. He will, therefore, become Archbishop and Primate, or joint leader of The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. Continue reading

Ordination of Dr ‘Afa Vaka as Tonga’s first Anglican bishop fulfils long-held dream

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The ordination of Dr ‘Afa Vaka as the first Anglican bishop of Tonga is the fulfilment of a long-held desire among Anglicans there for a greater level of autonomy within the Diocese of Polynesia. Vaka, who was consecrated and installed on Sunday, is actually the third Anglican bishop to serve in Tonga. Its first Anglican missionary Read more

Archbishop of York in Pacific for climate change reflections

Friday, July 31st, 2015

The Anglican Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is to visit Samoa, Tonga and Fiji to lead a series of leadership reflections on climate change. He has been invited to come by the Most Revd Dr Winston Halapua, the Anglican Archbishop of Polynesia. He will be in the Pacific from 27 July to 14 August. Read more

Churches challenged to champion elimination of violence

Friday, May 15th, 2015

The Anglican Diocese of Polynesia aims to work ecumenically to eliminate all forms of violence – at home and in the community. They  hope to work with other churches in the future to champion the elimination of violence in all forms. Diocesan secretary/registrar John Simmons said there was a need to tackle the issue and Read more