fiji

  • November 7, 2017

    As the world convenes in Bonn, Germany for the 23rd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Methodist Church in Fiji issued a statement calling for Methodists around the world to join in prayer for the country’s leadership and for the talanoa process of negotiations which will take place over the next two weeks.

  • November 6, 2017

    Organisations representing more than half a billion Christians worldwide are issuing a united call for action on climate justice, the largest call of its kind in history.

  • October 15, 2012

    The independent group set up to review Fiji’s constitution needs to take urgent measures to ensure women and young people are able to fully participate, say critics.

  • September 4, 2012

    After being denied a permit for the past four years, the Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma held its three-day conference in August.

  • April 23, 2012

    The Methodist Church in Britain has made a solidarity grant of £10,000 to help churches in Fiji work with communities hit by serious storm flooding.

  • August 31, 2011

    The military government in Fiji has banned all Methodist Church meetings except for Sunday worship in an unprecedented crackdown on religious freedom.

  • August 25, 2011

    There is growing concern over religious freedom in Fiji following news that the government has forced the Methodist Church to cancel its annual conference.

  • August 2, 2010

    Climate change is transforming the lives of people on Viwa Island off the coast of Suva, Fiji, writes Mark Beach. What appears to the outsider to be paradise on earth is an object lesson in how global warming threatens the vulnerable most of all.

  • February 17, 2010

    Methodists in Britain and Ireland are urging a day of prayer and fasting on 25 February in solidarity with Methodists in Fiji. The military regime in Fiji has banned the Methodist Church's meetings and arrested its leaders.

  • November 10, 2009

    A lawyer representing Methodist Church leaders in Fiji has attended a court hearing to argue that the charges against them should be dropped. The charges are thought to result from Methodist criticism of the military regime.