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+Fereimi Cama’s fond farewell

Archbishop Fereimi Cama was farewelled from this life in a funeral ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral Suva yesterday, honoured by his beloved family and Church, and joined online by mourners from around the world.
• Fiji Times: Gone but never forgotten
• Tributes flow for Archbishop Fereimi 
• Anglican Primates share condolences

Archbishop Fereimi Cama dies at 66

Archbishop Fereimi Cama, who was the Bishop of Polynesia, and one of the three leaders of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, has died in Fiji.
• Archbishop Justin Welby pays tribute to Archbishop Fereimi Cama
• Communiqué from the Diocese of Polynesia
• Archbishops' mihi for the late Archbishop Fereimi Cama
• Archbishop Don Tamihere’s reflections

Fiji Covid response sees harvest

With food insecurity rife in Fiji’s Covid-hit economy, Bishop of Polynesia Archbishop Fereimi Cama has called on every Anglican household to dig up their backyards and plant gardens to help feed their pandemic stricken neighbours.
• Dozens of new Covid cases in Fiji over weekend

Moana sisters welcome first novice

The Moana Community of Saint Clare and their supporters are celebrating signs of renewal for their Anglican Pacific women’s order as Miliva Toariki takes her vows as their first novice.

Moana sisters extend Suva mission

The Moana Community of Saint Clare in Fiji are celebrating humble signs of growth as they mark the first five years of a newly founded Anglican religious order for mission in the Pacific.

Cyclone Ana floods hit Fiji hard

The Diocese of Polynesia reports that only one month after Cyclone Yasa lashed Vanua Levu with its Category 5 storm, another storm, Cyclone Ana has unleashed torrential rain flooding large areas around Fiji's capital, Suva.
• Intensity of Cyclone Ana surprises many in Fiji
• Deadly Cyclone Ana batters Fiji
• Fiji suffers second deadly storm in a month

Anglican Missions launch Fiji Appeal

Anglican Missions have launched an appeal for the Diocese of Polynesia’s Fiji response after category 5 Tropical Cyclone Yasa lashed the country last night.
• Fiji’s Vanua Levu pummelled by Tropical Cyclone Yasa overnight
• Cyclone Yasa: Category 5 cyclone hits Fiji 
• Two people die due to Cyclone Yasa
• Cyclone Yasa aftermath: widespread destruction

Hindi worship advances mission

The Eucharistic liturgy in Hindi has been published in a Prayer Book for the first time, but its unique value for mission and outreach has been a resource for Anglicans in Fiji for 20 years.

Tonga's noble solution for worship

Revising the Tongan liturgy of the Eucharist has put the translators into a balancing act between Tonga's most formal patterns of speech and the language Anglicans might want to use when they relate to Jesus.  


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018