Emo­tions run

Sunday Tasmanian - - News - HE­LEN KEMP­TON

RON Son­ners strug­gled with his emo­tions as he dealt with the fall­out from his com­mu­nity church be­ing listed for sale.

The Cen­tral High­lands res­i­dent, who is part of the Hamil­ton parish, tried to stop the mo­tion to sell prop­erty, but his at­tempt at yes­ter­day’s Angli­can Dio­cese of Tas­ma­nia Synod did not win sup­port.

“Los­ing the build­ing in which we wor­ship will have a se­ri­ous im­pact on the parish,” Mr Son­ners said.

“We have wounds from a for­mer pae­dophile priest which are just heal­ing and we are slowly get­ting peo­ple back into the church.

“I do not ac­cept that we are un­vi­able as a parish.

“This vote does not shake my faith and we will con­tinue

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