NoRwAvs new Bishop whose diocese extends beyond the Arctic Circle, has Link 266 Catholics. They will include the nuns of the English Dominican t. onvent at Bodo. who went from Stone in Staffordshire a year or so ago.
Although there are compensations. such as the Northern I.ights and the glorious colours reflected on the snow-clad mountains when the sun appears, these nuns are facing the depressing long winter days when no sun is seen at all and everything has to he brought through gales along icy roads from the shops.
Norway's second Bishop was appointed in the spring of 1953 just as the country was preparing to celebrate the 800th Anniver.:iit. of