The first country to greet the Day
Fully observes the Sabbath as sacred
At midnight they turn commerce away
To rest, and attend church by the hundreds
90% of the population is of strong Christian faith.
18% are Mormon
https://www.lds.org/.../th...Tonga is remembering to keep the Sabbath day holy. It is significant that the first country in the world to greet the holy Sabbath keeps the Sabbath holy. ... Maybe the world cannot see his blessings, but in the ways that really count, he has ..
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter‑day Saints
Everyday life is heavily influenced by Polynesian traditions and especially by the Christian faith; for example, all commerce and entertainment activities cease on Sunday, from the beginning of the day at midnight, to the end of the day at midnight. The constitution declares the Sabbath sacred forever.