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The opening of the Jubilee Church at Malua in May of last year saw hundreds of Samoa Congregational Christian Church members and special guests attend celebrations on Upolu. [Photo: Tipi Autagavaia / RNZI]
Malua, SAMOA — The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa's governing body has rejected outright the government's new law to tax all church ministers implemented earlier this year. The Fono Tele or General Conference governs all matters pertaining to or affecting the church. A source told KHJ...
Samoa Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi [SN file photo]
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi has revealed that he threatened the council of churches with a proposed new law which would close the country down completely every weekend to allow Christians to keep the sabbath holy. Speaking on national Radio 2AP yesterday, Tuila...