In New Zealand, Christ Church Cathedral rescue bid rejected

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Restore Christ Church Cathedral Group had proposed sharing restoration costs between the Anglican diocese, the Christchurch City Council and the Government. Fundraising would have provided the balance of funds.

The cathedral would be largely demolished, leaving walls about two to three metres high, Anglican leaders said in March.

A spokeswoman for the Anglican diocese said the campaigners' proposal would not be implemented.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalAnglican ProvincesAnglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Posted May 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Pageantmaster ن wrote:

Christchurch has a Wizard apparently:

“I have examined the Bishop’s foundations and have discovered that they are built on sand. She is in a very dangerous state, being seriously cracked, and I can see no evidence that she can be made safe.”

Oh dear.

May 16, 8:57 pm | [comment link]
2. Pageantmaster ن wrote:

Oh my!.  Prayers for this situation.

May 18, 12:19 pm | [comment link]
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