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Diocese taken to court by worshippers at cathedral

by a staff reporter

ANGRY worshippers from St Alban’s Cathedral, Pretoria, took the diocese to the High Court two weeks ago, after Bishop Seoka had closed the cathedral after what he described as a series of “ugly” confrontations between members of the congregation and ministers.

A High Court judge ordered the cathedral to reopen, and for mediation to take place.

Bishop Seoka told the Church Times that the decision to close had been taken “prayerfully”. The dio­cese had been ...

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