The wife of a Church of Ireland bishop has converted to Catholicism in a move unprecedented in modern Irish church history.Read the whole store from Independent.ie.
The close-knit Anglican community in the west has been stunned by the shock conversion of the wife of Richard Henderson, Bishop of the United Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry.
African-born Anita Henderson -- who is also the daughter of a Church of Ireland clergyman in Cork -- was received into the Catholic Church at a Sunday evening prayer service in the private chapel of the Catholic Bishop of Killala, John Fleming.
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
An interesting story about the wife of an Anglican bishop: