Public Lecture 1, 2017 – ‘Wellbeing: Our capacity to imagine, express new possibilities, and find new solutions to complex issues’

Public Lecture 1, 2017 – ‘Wellbeing: Our capacity to imagine, express new possibilities, and find new solutions to complex issues’

The Inaugural public lecture  Date: Thursday 23rd March, 2017 Venue: Pacific Theological College, Suva @ the Fofola e Fala Havea-Latukefu Fale, 78 Vuya Road, Veiuto, Suva. Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm Click here to download the programme! Lecture Details About the Presenter   The presenter for Lecture 1 is Rev. Prof. Dr. Uili Feleterika Nokise, he currently serves as Principal at the […]

Public Lecture Series

Public Lecture Series

The overall theme of the lecture series ‘Churches in Conversation with Society on Issues that Matter’ is an attempt to raise awareness and debate on an issue that is far reaching in its consequences to human existence – the ecological crisis. Pertinent to the issue is the question: what are the religious, traditional and cultural resources at our disposal that […]

Pilgrimage for Peace and Justice.

JUST over a week ago, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Reverend Dr Olav Fykse Tveit joined other speakers at a side event of the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council. The speakers, who also included Metropolitan Hilarion chairman of the Department of External Church Relations for the Russian Orthodox Church, addressed the topic of “Mutual Respect […]

Created to be Bold

Created to be Bold

TODAY is International Women’s Day (IWD), an opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women because visibility and awareness help drive positive change for women and also to declare bold actions to help progress the gender agenda because the purposeful action can accelerate gender parity across the world. Last year, organisations and individuals around the world […]

Ban the Plastic Bag

Ban the Plastic Bag

THE Fiji Government, in its efforts to become a global champion of environmental stewardship, was the first to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change in February 2016, followed by signing the Agreement’s Instrument of Ratification, at the United Nations in April last year. Previous governments have also demonstrated their commitment to addressing climate change, signing and ratifying the United […]

Cultivate Justice to have Peace

AS we spent Monday in reflection on the anniversary of Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston, praying for the souls of the 44 Fijians who lost their lives and their families and the many people still struggling to recover from the devastation of Winston, the rest of the world was commemorating World Day of Social Justice. Day for social justice World Social […]

Sharing the Light

Sharing the Light

THE words “theophany” or “epiphany” generally refers to the manifestation of a divine or supernatural being. In Christian world history, “The Epiphany” marks a visit to the baby Jesus by the Magi, (three kings, or wise men). For Christians, it celebrates “the revelation of God in his Son as a human in Jesus Christ”. In the West, Christians began celebrating […]

International Women’s Day: Be Bold for Change.

International Women’s Day: Be Bold for Change.

Today is the International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements from the political to the social while calling for gender equality. The original aim is to achieve full gender equality for women around the world; this has still not been realized. A gender pay gap persists across the globe and women are still not present in equal numbers […]

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