Fiji Time: 11:37 AM on Friday 12 February

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Archbishop Mataca's journey home

By SITERI SAUVAKACOLO
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Update: 1:12PM THE Catholic Church in Fiji will begin the funeral procession for the late archbishop Emeritus Petero Mataca in the next hour.

A statement by the Fiji Police Force has advised that the body of the late Archbishop Mataca would be taken from Suva Private Hospital to the Sacred Heart Cathedral at 2pm.

The route followed will be from Amy St through Holland St, Selbourne St and to Pratt St which will be closed for an hour - from 2-3pm. 

Police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said Pratt and Murray streets would be closed to all traffic from 8am tomorrow until the funeral of the late archbishop Mataca has been completed.

His body will lie in state at the Sacred Heart Cathedral tonight before the burial tomorrow.








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 0.65860.6396
JPY 53.786250.7862
GBP 0.32630.3183
EUR 0.41800.4060
NZD 0.71170.6787
AUD 0.66930.6443
USD 0.47540.4584

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 12th February 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Walkout
  2. State officials on standby
  3. More Russian arms
  4. PARLIAMENT'S ORDER PAPER FOR TODAY
  5. Families apply for stay of execution order
  6. Fiji safe
  7. Call to utilise highway
  8. 10,000 students absent daily
  9. Green light for Bill
  10. $900k for distribution

Top Stories this Week

  1. Angry 7s fan smashes TV screen Tuesday (09 Feb)
  2. Need speed Monday (08 Feb)
  3. 3 MPs are out Wednesday (10 Feb)
  4. Dead on the beach Thursday (11 Feb)
  5. NZ 7s final refereeing charade an embarrassment Monday (08 Feb)
  6. Ryan: Sunshine ahead Tuesday (09 Feb)
  7. Investigation as nurse falls with baby Tuesday (09 Feb)
  8. Sydney 7s thriller Wednesday (10 Feb)
  9. The origin of Fiji's sevens series Monday (08 Feb)
  10. Sevens change Wednesday (10 Feb)