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New minister general for Third Order of Society of Saint Francis

The Revd John Hebenton, a vicar in Tauranga, in New Zealand, has been elected as the new minister general of the Third Order of St Francis.

26 September 2017

Meet Janice the piglet and the Brother who saved her bacon

Saint Francis is the patron saint of animals; and so it seems entirely appropriate that a Brother of the Society of Saint Francis should save the bacon of a wayward piglet who was on the run in the city that bears the saint’s name – San Francisco.

11 March 2016



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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.