Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Paul Donoghue S.M’

Tears and gratitude as Rarotonga’s Catholic bishop retires

Thursday, July 4th, 2024

Bishop Paul Donoghue was sent off in style from his 13-year term as Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Rarotonga. Tears flowed as the bishop led the procession in St Joseph’s Cathedral for the final time last Sunday. 80-year old Akava Toki (pictured) was one whose eyes glistened with tears of thankfulness and sadness as Read more

Filipino bishop appointed to Cook Islands

Thursday, February 22nd, 2024
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Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Father Reynaldo Bunyi Getalado (right) as the Cook Islands’ new coadjutor bishop. As a coadjutor bishop, Getalado takes over responsibility for the diocese when the current Cook Islands bishop Paul Donoghue SM retires. Getalado, who is from the Philippines, has worked in Papua New Guinea, New Zealand in the Waitaruke Read more