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Plan course of action include closing all catholic schools.

January 19, 2019 2:09 pm

Closing all Catholic based school will be one of the actions taken if government fails to resolve the concerns of the catholic church of Fiji.

After a thorough discussion last night, Catholic Church education leaders made four submissions to the archbishop Peter Loy Chong which includes the closing of catholic schools.

In a summary report of the meeting, the course of action plan four – states that the archdiocese considers civil disobedience which would include an open-air mass and to close the 44 primary and 19 secondary schools.

The report also highlights the strong emotions and feelings of the participants about the issue and they will continue to join the archbishop in carrying out his moral obligation in preserving and promoting the identity and character of the catholic schools.

The archbishop Peter Loy Chong thanked the participants for their discernment and advice adding he will take their advice into prayer, further consultation and discernment to arrive at the most effective response.

Attempts to get comments from the Education Minister Rosy Akbar has been unsuccessful when this bulletin went to air.