Bishop of the Highveld Right Revd David Beetge dies at age 59
The second most senior bishop in the Anglican church in South Africa Bishop David died on Saturday September 27 after contracting septicaemia. He had been undergoing chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkins lymphoma.
He served serving as Dean of the Province as well as co-chairman of the International Anglican/Roman Catholic Commission on Unity and Mission (IARCCUM).
Bishop David served the worldwide Anglican Communion with great distinction. He was an outstanding and exemplary leader of our church a man of deep spirituality and prayer and we give God thanks for his life and witness.