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Bishop is robbed

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THE new Bishop of Popondota, in Papua New Guinea (PNG), has been robbed at gunpoint, less than 24 hours after his consecration, writes a staff reporter.

The Bishop, the Rt Revd Lindsley Ihove, was threatened in front of his family at his home last week. The robbers made away with gifts and money that had been given to him to mark his consecration the previous day.

Bishop Ihove, the former mission and evangelism co-ordinator for the diocese, was a popular choice for ...

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