Here's a letter in today's Fiji Times about the noise pollution in the Toorak area. Gone are the days when a padre or talatala would gently lead the flock - persuasively in mild tones, telling stories, without any kind of shouting. Isn't there a law about how many decibels are okay in the moonlight? Thank you Emosi for your letter.
A CHRISTIAN religious group full-blasted their sermons and gospel music throughout this week in Toorak near Bagasau housing estate causing a lot of disturbance.
People come home each day to rest and prepare for the next day but their peace is broken from 7pm to 10pm each night by loud screaming and music from huge speakers.
Why is the church group so inconsiderate? Don't they have a church from which to launch their crusade? Can they wait until the weekend to do their screaming?
We urge authorities to address the issue which has led to physical confrontation, the latest happened in Rakiraki last week. People are getting fed-up with the disturbance.
What I don't understand is why preachers scream when they are speaking to the microphone. The audience can hardly make out what is being said.