Fallen Christ Church Cathedral Spire a symbol of city’s heartbreak

Posted by Kendall Harmon

An Anglican priest, the Reverend Wally Behan, who normally lives in Christchurch but is caretaking a Sydney church for six months, said he had been shocked by television footage from inside the cathedral.

''The whole place is like a bomb hit it but when you look up to the steeple now, you see the sky, and all that's come down.

''[Before the quake] you'd look across the skyline of Christchurch and there'd always be the cathedral, always the steeple of the cathedral sticking up wherever you'd look. Now, that's gone.''

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Posted February 24, 2011 at 10:01 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. Intercessor wrote:

This is indeed heartbreaking. Lord please lift up your people and give to them your grace and install the hope that can only come from you.
Intercessor

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