fiji

  • 13 Aug 2009

    Nine Methodist Church leaders appeared in court in Fiji yesterday, pleading not guilty to charges of breaching Public Emergency Regulations. They have been released on bail but are forbidden to preach, speak in public or meet with each other.

  • 30 Jul 2009

    The military government of the interim Fijian Prime Minister has agitated the normally harmonious Methodists by attempting to stop the church's conference from taking place in late August.

  • 24 Jul 2009

    Seven Methodist Church leaders in Fiji have been arrested and questioned by the country's military government. The regime is reported to fear political discussions at the Methodists' forthcoming annual conference.

  • 8 Dec 2006

    The head of the Fiji Council of Churches has condemned the administration set up by army commander Commodore Frank Bainimarama after a military seizure of power as "illegal and unconstitutional" and has urged prayers for God's intervention ‚Ä' reports Ecumenical News International.