2 new bishops chosen in Polynesia, including Tonga’s first

Posted Jul 7, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Winston Halapua, the diocesan bishop of Polynesia, says he is “more than delighted” to make the announcement of two new bishops. The Rev. Afa Vaka will become the first bishop of the newly constituted episcopal unit of Tonga, and Archdeacon Henry Bull is to be the next bishop in Vanua Levu and Taveuni in Fiji.

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  1. Owen Hoskin says:

    This is indeed good news for the ‘Blue Continent’!
    My hope and prayer is that our stream of the church ie Anglicanism, might find new culturally contextualised expressions under the oversight and encouragement of the two new Bishops, that will flow back into the fossilised Euro-centric parishes of our three tikanga church, ‘Down Under.’

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