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ABC in Suva next week

This year's Oceania fono – the annual gathering of this region's Primates – begins in Suva on Friday, March 1. And Fiji is preparing to host a distinguished guest at that event.
• Oceania church leaders to discuss social issues

All Saints' launches cyclone plan

For the young people of All Saints Fasi, in Nuku'alofa, Cyclone Gita was a test of lessons they'd learned in May last year. 

Gita's impact on Tongan Anglicans

A number of Tongan families are sheltering in Anglican church halls in Nuku'alofa. They moved in to escape Cyclone Gita - and they may remain for several days.
• Anglican Missions launches Gita Appeal.
• Christian World Service opens Gita Appeal for Tonga

Resurrection in Maniava

New church. 14 new homes. New school dormitory. Two new deacons... small wonder, then, that tears of joy were shed in Maniava yesterday as it celebrated its resurrection.

Making miracles at Maniava

Here's a photo essay, showing what life was like in Maniava, the hamlet high in the hills of Viti Levu, in the fortnight before Christmas. Maniava was almost erased by Cyclone Winston in February 2016. But things have changed...

Cathedral of Living Stones

About 800 people gathered to support Henry Bull's ordination to the episcopate yesterday. He chose to become Bishop Henry Bull of Vanua Levu and Taveuni in a cathedral not made by hands...
• Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley's Labasa sermon

Break the Silence Sunday

This Sunday, churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” - which is their most visible effort to halt the epidemic of violence against women in Pacific Island nations.
• Watch the one-minute video

Touching heaven’s heels in Tonga

Tongan Anglicans turned out in force in Nuku’alofa on Sunday to support the ordination of the kingdom’s first as-of-right bishop.
• Tongan Anglican Church 'A bird that has begun to fly' ACNS reports

Two new bishops for Polynesia

The Archbishops have this morning announced the election of two new bishops for the Diocese of Polynesia.
WATCH: Polynesia's Bishops-elect talk with Archbishop Philip 


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