Posts Tagged ‘iTaukei Fiji village bylaw’

Archbishop Chong – churches must be ready to challenge injustice Comments 0

Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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Churches must be ready to challenge village councils when leaders act unjustly says the Archbishop of Suva Peter Loy Chong. He was speaking after a Justice and Development Commission Seminar entitled “Reading the Signs of the Times in Fiji – Catholic Social Teaching and Socio-Political Issues”. “There are times when the church will tell village Read more

New bylaw: Villages must approve for any new church Comments 0

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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A proposed village bylaw in Fiji which is in draft form sets out a number of conditions to be fulfilled before a new church can be established in a village. The request must e submitted to the  village head man and discussed by the bose vanua (meeting of elders). The teaching  and beliefs of the Read more