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Fiji Catholics commemorate victory over Tongan invaders Comments 0

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

More than 1000 Fiji Catholics have come together to commemorate one of the most famous battles in their nation’s history. They have gathered on Fiji’s fourth largest island, Taveuni, to remember the victory by Ratu Golea’s forces against invading Tongans in the 1860s. According to local history, before Ratu Golea went to battle against Ma’afu Read more