Tongan taboo for touching king’s head brings foreign church minister to perform coronation

A foreign church minister who has Tongan connection will perform the coronation of Their Majesties King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u Tuku’aho following an official request made because of the taboo for Tongan subjects to touch the king’s head. The king’s body is regarded as sacred and that Tongan citizens are not allowed to touch … Continue Reading