New Zealand’s novel new bishop

Bishop greets his flock

In a far-flung corner of the Anglican world, an Electoral Synod has delivered a result that has stunned the Church and attracted the attention of the nation’s media,

writes Simon Winn in the Church of England newspaper

He goes on to say

On the surface, New Zealand may appear more ‘British’ than the rest of the Commonwealth, but in reality it is a deeply secular nation that views organised religion with suspicion and pays scant attention to ‘authority’ figures.

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