Posts Tagged ‘Wallis and Futuna’

Discontent growing in Wallis and Futuna Comments 0

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

In Wallis and Futuna, three kings and the Catholic Church have held their grip on power hundreds of years after France became a secular republic, according to a recent syndicated news report. Life has remained unchanged in Wallis and Futuna for centuries, its young people are packing their bags and leaving the islands’ tropical shores Read more

Bishop of Wallis and Futuna unwell Comments 0

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Ghislain de Rasilly, the Bishop of Wallis and Futuna was taken to Noumea in New Caledonia on 27 September after suffering from a heart problem. Attempts to remedy the problem in Noumea were unsuccessful. Bishop Ghislain was then flown to Sydney where he is to have  further treatment. Bishop Ghislain was ordained Bishop of Wallis Read more