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New book on the life of Jean Baptiste Francois Pompallier

Former EDSNZ Secretary, Diane Taylor, has published a book on the life of Bishop Pompallier as New Zealand Catholic reports:   “The latest book to be published on the life of Auckland’s first bishop, Jean Baptiste Francois Pompallier, is a love story between Maori, the bishop and the Catholic Church. The book, entitled Bishop Pompallier — First Catholic Bishop of New Zealand, was written in “a very positive angle, something joyful,” said author Diane Taylor at the launch of her book at Pompallier Diocesan Centre on April 15. Diane Taylor with copies of her book about Bishop Jean Baptiste Pompallier. Mrs Taylor said the book came out of the...
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