Bathursty will become the sixth diocese in Australia to formalise the relationship between its Anglican and Catholic churches when Bishops Richard Hurford and Bishop Michael McKenna sign a covenant of friendship next week.
Representatives will travel from across the state on Thursday to witness the historic event, which will consolidate the connection between the two Christian denominations.
Catholic Bishop McKenna said the covenant was a celebration of a “long-standing friendship and cooperation”.
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Posted May 20, 2012 at 2:22 pm
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