Fiji Time: 9:50 PM on Thursday 8 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Permission for burial

Ana Madigibuli
Thursday, July 10, 2014

THE Catholic Church has been given the green light by the Suva City Council to bury the late Archbishop Emeritus Petero Mataca's body at the tomb, which is being specially prepared for the late former head of the Church in Fiji and Rotuma.

Father Suluo Turagakacivi said the church finally got informed about being given the approval to bury Mataca at the Sacred Heart Cathedral late yesterday.

"We have been contacting the contractors that are building the tomb and now, both the health department and the Suva City Council have given their approval, which is good news for us."

He said burial procession for the late Archbishop Emeritus would start today at 2pm with a procession from the Suva Private Hospital through to Amy St and Selbourne St.

"At the Sacred Heart Cathedral, there will be a slideshow that highlights the life of the late Archbishop at 4pm, which will be followed by a eulogy as no eulogy will be done during the resurrection mass on Friday."








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.64300.6240
JPY 55.881552.8815
GBP 0.38330.3753
EUR 0.45090.4389
NZD 0.68530.6523
AUD 0.65230.6273
USD 0.48750.4705

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 8th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Gates not happy with system
  2. 'We'll miss him'
  3. Quest for justice
  4. NFP: Stop wilful removals
  5. Firefighters rescue four in town blaze
  6. Student likes concept put in place for learning
  7. Sevens plot
  8. Men move into nursing
  9. Miss Fiji lives her dream
  10. Blue boats a serious concern

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Shes Dunn it again! Friday (02 Dec)
  3. Call to be prepared for cyclone season Friday (02 Dec)
  4. Black magic claim Saturday (03 Dec)
  5. Doctors reveal, heavy grog swipers require more drugs for surgery Saturday (03 Dec)
  6. Fiji mum, baby kept in cell Wednesday (07 Dec)
  7. Fatal torture Wednesday (07 Dec)
  8. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)
  9. Year 10 results out, 45pc pass Wednesday (07 Dec)
  10. Fiji's Year 10 results out Tuesday (06 Dec)