Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Cleary’

Bishop Cleary – courage under fire in France

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

A small bronze crucifix welded from World War I rifle bullet cartridges stands as a testament to the bravery and selflessness shown by an Auckland bishop who tried to rescue the wounded on the fields of France. The crucifix belonged to Bishop Henry Cleary, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland from 1910 to 1929, who took Read more