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Installation of New Primate for Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea

Mon 15, Jul 2013

It has been announced that the installation of Bishop Clyde Igara as Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea (ACPNG) will take place on Sunday 20th October 2013.

View ACPNG's Press Release about Bishop Clyde's appointment as well as the appointment of Mr Samson Chicki as new General Secretary.

A Brief Biography: Bishop Clyde Igara (b.1951 - )

Bishop Clyde Igara attended Martyr’s Memorial School and later acquired a degree in electrical engineering from Unitech, Lae. Prior to his ordination, he worked as Director of Engineering & Technical Services with the National Broadcasting Commission.

After studying at Newton Theological College from 1992 to 1996, Bishop Clyde graduated with a Diploma in Theology. He was made Deacon in 1996, after which he served one year at Wamira near Kaieta (first missionary landing site) in 1997. Ordained a priest at Dogura Cathedral in October 1997, Bishop Clyde was posted to Boianai Parish as the parish priest from 1998 to 1999. He transferred to Alotau Parish in 2000 and was appointed as Vicar General for the same period. On 28th June 2010, he was consecrated as the Bishop of Dogura.

Bishop Clyde says he has the desire within him to build God’s Church, so that the Church may grow and prosper spiritually, socially, financially and economically. He believes confidently that God may open up avenues for assistance to come in that way.

The Bishop is married to Miriam, with whom he has five children.

 


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