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Bahraini press marks run-up to Enthronement

Local media in Bahrain have highlighted the forthcoming Consecration and Enthronement of Bishop-elect Sean Semple in an overview of linked events that begin on 22 May (Wednesday), with the local launch at St Christopher’s Cathedral of the Bible Society’s Migration Bible—a version that includes 250 pages of stories and reflections on migration. (Click here to read full article.)

The following day Archbishop Hosam will deliver a talk at the Isa Cultural Centre, organised with the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-Existence, entitled Healing after Conflict.

The Service of Consecration and Enthronement itself will take place on 24 May (Friday) at 6pm, St Christopher’s Cathedral in Manama. (The service will be live-streamed here:

Speaking to Gulf Daily News Bishop-elect Sean said, “As the new Anglican Bishop I look forward to working with Christians of all traditions to promote the gospel of love, good neighbourliness, peace and fulfilled living.”