Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on the passing of Archbishop Sir Paul Reeves, former Anglican Primate of New Zealand
The Episcopal Church gives thanks for the remarkable life and ministry of Archbishop Paul Reeves. His service broke many barriers and led the world toward greater reconciliation in Christ. May his soul rest in peace, and may he rise in glory. We pray that all who mourn may find comfort in the gathered community, where Christ is present in the promise of resurrection.
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
August 17, 2011
Episcopal News Service:
Sir Paul Reeves, New Zealand archbishop and statesman, dies at 78
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