July 26, 2017
Bishop Delton Fernander, President of the Christian Council. Photo: Terrel W. Carey/Tribune Staff
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Bahamas Christian Council President Delton Fernander yesterday criticised large political groups who have been campaigning in constituencies while some COVID restrictions remain on churches.
BAHAMAS Christian Council president Bishop Delton Fernander has suggested the country may need to consider other methods of capital punishment in the face of a spate of murders, telling The Tribune a “strong deterrent” is needed for criminals wreaking havoc on society.
THE head of the Bahamas Christian Council Bishop Delton Fernander said Bahamians must be careful of forming a “sermon censoring” society.
WITH the latest emergency order allowing New Providence churches to resume in person services, Bahamas Christian Council president Bishop Delton Fernander said he is thankful that no transmission of COVID-19 can be traced back to church services.Chur
RELIANCE on the church has grown “exponentially” amid the country’s COVID-19 outbreak, a reality that has created challenges across the board, according to Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander is calling for more communication with authorities so the church can make better informed decisions during the coronavirus pandemic.
BAHAMAS Christian Council wants churches to reopen next month under strict guidelines to keep congregants safe from contracting the deadly coronavirus. “We have a letter we would have written to the Prime Minister about our phased approach to opening and so we just await the date,” said Bishop Delton Fernander, president, Bahamas Christian Council.
THE Bahamas Christian Council will make a decision this week on whether churches covered under its membership will continue to hold services amid the threat of a local COVID-19 outbreak. Bishop Delton Fernander, BCC president, told The Tribune yeste
IN light of rising concerns over the deadly coronavirus, the Bahamas Christian Council will meet health officials tomorrow to discuss precautionary measures that could be implemented in churches across the country. BCC president Bishop Delton Fernan
It was recently confirmed that Pride celebrations will be held in The Bahamas in October 2020. It is no surprise this announcement was closely followed by homophobic rhetoric, proclamations that The Bahamas is a Christian nation and that we should remain focused on hurricane relief and nothing else.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Delton Fernander said the organisation would have preferred to police itself when it came to financial regulations, but will ultimately have to trust the government. The Non-Profit Organisation Act was passed alon
DAYS after more than a dozen people were shot while attending a birthday party in Montel Heights, Bahamas Christian Council president Delton Fernander said residents must give up some “freedoms” so law enforcement can stem crime.
Carnival would not be Carnival if our selective Christian-ness did not emerge to the forefront of discussions in the week leading up to the event’s festivities. While event organisers, band members and other enthusiasts would have been finalising their preparations for the weekend, the Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) released a statement mid-week that ripped the cast off the fractured opinions towards the event.
THE Bahamas Christian Council yesterday trashed Carnival’s Road Fever event as revellers gear up for this year’s weekend of festivities.
CHURCH leaders will “wait to see” if the Government changes the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) Bill to address their concerns, adding: “We’ve made our case.”
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander’s criticism of government over the value added tax increase during the Independence Day celebration was “unfortunate” and “premature”, Deputy Prime Minister K Peter Turnquest has said.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander is calling for the country to be led by “progressive innovation”, as opposed to regressive policies such as tax increases.
IN the wake of the recent spate of violent crime, Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander is calling for the return of a gun amnesty programme.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Delton Fernander wants Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis to remember his past lamentations about value added tax and to reconsider his government’s intention to increase VAT’s rate by 60 percent next month.At one poi
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Delton Fernander is concerned about the human impact of the proposed Oban Energies project on Grand Bahama and the government’s plans to tear down sub standard shanty town houses, he told the Tribune yesterday.
THE Bahamas Christian Council yesterday released its proposal for a companion bill to the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act that seeks to establish another advisory council to set rules for Bahamian marriages, legislate counselling and effect tax incentives for married couples who live together.
THE Bahamas Christian Council will send Attorney General Carl Bethel recommendations for outlawing marital rape on Monday, BCC president Bishop Delton Fernander said during a press conference yesterday.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander has blamed an “unintentional error” for his oversight of an email from Attorney General Carl Bethel that contained the proposed amendments to the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act, w
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander said yesterday he was shocked by the government’s international commitment to criminalise marital rape, calling it a “terrible” move that did not demonstrate good faith.
THE time for politics is over, Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander said yesterday, as he urged parliamentarians to “put their differences aside” and work together for the betterment of The Bahamas.
THE Minnis administration is “planning to go against the wishes of the people” with its citizenship agenda, Bahamas Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander said yesterday.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander said he was “shocked” that a second government minister has come out in support of the creation of a Bahamian national lottery, adding the council expected the Minnis administration to either tighten the existing legislation or repeal the law.
BAHAMAS Christian Council President Bishop Delton Fernander said Monday he “fully supports” the Minnis’ administrations plans to accommodate students from Dominica displaced by Hurricane Maria, but said the “details of how it will be done” are “very crucial”.
PRESIDENT of the Bahamas Christian Council, Bishop Delton Fernander yesterday urged the government to develop short-term and long-term measures to reduce crime days after “the violent slaughter of an innocent child” rocked the nation.
THE Minnis administration gave the Bahamas Christian Council a 30-day extension on the obligation for churches to produce their financial records in accordance with non-profit organisation regulations, The Tribune was told.It is not clear if this ext
NEW Bahamas Christian Council President Delton Fernander said the government has crossed the line by demanding that churches produce their financial records in 14 days to comply with non-profit organisation (NPO) regulations.