Posts Tagged ‘James Bhagwan.’

Churches admit slow-pace in action against gender violence in Pacific

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The Pacific Conference of Churches admits there has been a lack of urgency by the church in addressing gender-based violence in the region. Its general-secretary James Bhagwan said they have also been complicit. He said a monitoring system is being planned in which faith communities will be held accountable to the commitments they make to Read more

Methodist Church says no to violence against children

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

The Communications Secretary for Fiji’s Methodist Church, Reverend James Bhagwan, says the key message from the church is that, “We don’t condone violence in any way, shape or form.” He said it’s a challenge for the church to help people find ways to resolve conflict peacefully. Bhagwan said they have noticed domestic violence on the increase Read more

Fiji Methodist Church bans ministers from party politics

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

In Fiji, Methodist Church ministers who want to enter party politics will have to resign from ministry. That is the message from church communications secretary Reverend James Bhagwan. “If any minister wants to join a political party and stand under the party’s banner, they will have to resign from their appointment,” he said. Bhagwan said Read more