Fijian bishop chooses corrugated tin roof shelter over cathedral for consecration

Posted Dec 13, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A new suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Polynesia has been consecrated under a makeshift shelter on the island of Vanua Levu, rather than the cathedral in Suva, on Fiji’s other main island, Viti Levu. Bishop Henry Bull, the new suffragan bishop of Vanua Levu and Taveuni, was consecrated on Sunday under a large corrugated tin roof, held up by scaffolding, in the playground of Saint Mary’s Primary School in Labasa, because the journey to Holy Trinity Cathedral in Suva would have been too difficult for his supporters.

Read the entire article here.


Tags


Full names required. Read our Comment Policy. General comments and suggestions about Episcopal News Service, as well as reports of commenting misconduct, can be e-mailed to news@episcopalchurch.org. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *