Posts Tagged ‘Cardboard Cathedral’

No public money for new cathedral says ex mayor

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

A former Christchurch mayor, Garry Moore, says the Christchurch City Council should refuse provide public money for new cathedral to be built in the city. The temporary cathedral, to be built on the corner of the Hereford and Madras streets where the demolished St John’s Church once stood, is expected to cost about $5m. Insurance Read more

Anglicans get temporary Cathedral – Silence over Catholic Basilica

Monday, April 16th, 2012

On Monday 16 April the Anglican Church announced plans for the “transitional” cathedral designed by a top Japanese “paper architect”. While public debate continues to rage over the decision by the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch to demolish Cathedral in the Square, columnist Jane Bowron notes there has been relative silence over the future of the Catholic Basilica Read more