Posts Tagged ‘King of Tonga’

Tonga’s King attends National Prayer for Forgiveness

Monday, April 9th, 2018

His Majesty King Tupou, Her Royal Highness Princess Pilolevu and Lord Tuita were among those who attended an evening of  National Prayer that took place in Nuku’alofa on 25th of March. Thousands of people gathered, despite the poor weather, to pray for forgiveness and for the country in the face of the growing challenges it is experiencing. The Tonga National Forum of Read more

Pope meets Tongan King and Queen

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Pope Francis has met Tongan King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican. They later met Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, accompanied by Archbishop Paul Gallagher, secretary for Relations with States. King Tupou expressed his satisfaction at the election of the first Cardinal from Tonga, Cardinal Soane Patita Read more

King of Tonga visits Wesley Church in Wellington

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The King of Tonga, Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho are on their first official visit to New Zealand. On Sunday they attended a service at the Wesley Methodist Church on Taranaki St in Wellington Local pastor, Reverend Viliami Finau, said the children had been excited about the visit for weeks. “It is very exciting Read more

King tells Tongans to have healthier church feasts

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

His Majesty King Tupou the VI has urged Tongans to make their church feasts healthier and use traditional, local produce. Opening the 89th annual conference of the Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga in Nuku’alofa, the King also said he supported the idea of halving the number of daily meals during conference from 4 to just Read more

Tonga goes into mourning for King George Tupou V

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

King George Tupou V of Tonga has died, in Hong Kong. No cause of death has been given but Tupou was know to have suffered from diabetes and gout for years and last year had a cancerous tumour removed from his kidney. On February 24 he had an audience with Pope Benedict in the Vatican Read more

Le roi de Tonga reçu en audience par le Pape Benoît XVI

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Le roi de Tonga, George (Siosi) V, a été reçu vendredi 24 février 2012 en audience avec le Pape Benoît XVI, lors d’une visite officielle au Vatican, ont annoncé les services officiels de cet État.  Au menu de cet entretien, selon ces sources : des questions d’ordre international et un « accent » sur les Read more