Vanuatu pastor wants to keep Islam out

A prominent Vanuatu Presbyterian pastor wants the Muslim faith kept out of the country.

Alan Nafuki and several supporters staged a march in the capital Port Vila recently with the aim of reinforcing the country’s Christian identity.

It was held as Muslims in Vanuatu were preparing to host a major international meeting which has now reportedly been called off.

Pastor Nafuki says Vanuatu already has enough religions and doesn’t need any new ones coming in.

By: Bruce Hill



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