View from the Bench is appalling

Below is the full text of the speech High Court judge Justice STEPHEN PALLARAS delivered at the Family Violence and Youth Justice Workshop that ended recently in Honiara. In his presentation, Justice Pallaras criticised the regular travels and absences of Director of Public Prosecution Ronald Bei Talasasa, which led to a heated media exchanges between…

Bear With One Another

The seventh of the ‘one another’ sayings of the New Testament for our thought for this week is “Bear with one another” (Ephesians 4:2; Colossians 3:13; James 5:7-11).  Someone has perceptively pointed out that “the church is not an art gallery for exhibition of eminent saints, but a hospital for helping sick sinners.” Most, if…

Why forget Y.Sato?

Dear Editor – Someone who needs to be thanked was ignored by the head of the Anglican Church of Melanesian (C.O.M) during the recent visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury. If we reflect back on the release of the seven Melanesian brothers, it was Yukio Satu who played a major role in the negotiation process.…