Posts Tagged ‘Olinda Woodroffe’

Latter Day Saints deny Samoan language ban

Friday, September 27th, 2013

The President of the Church of Latter Day Saints for the Pacific, Elder James Hamula, says the Church has not put a ban on the use of the Samoan language. He said that news of the ban came from a small group of Samoan church members who were unhappy about a 2007 decision to re-organise Read more

Mormon ban on Samoan language prompts PM to write to Elders

Friday, September 20th, 2013

A delegation of Samoan Mormons from Brisbane have had a meeting with Samoan prime minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi to discuss what the Brisbane Samoans say is a ban on Samoan in worship services by their church leaders. Lawyer Leulua’iali’i Olinda Woodroffe who accompanied the delegation to the meeting said the prime minister has promised to Read more