Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Boyle’

Bishop Boyle farewelled

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Dunedin’s St Joseph Cathedral was packed with people paying respects to Emeritus Bishop Len Boyle. Boyle, who was the fifth bishop of the diocese of Dunedin, died on June 1. A requiem mass – held at St Joseph Cathedral – featured Catholic bishops from around New Zealand. The Deputy Prime Minister Bill English, the former Read more

Bishop Boyle thinks his biography “too flattering”

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

A biography of Bishop Boyle, emeritus bishop of Dunedin, has just been launched, with the title “The Good Shepherd”. Before he began training for the priesthood Leonard Boyle was a farmer and shearer. Bishop Boyle says that it is too flattering and it included all the good but not the bad. The bishop was interviewed Read more