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The Bishop of Richborough is a suffragan bishop who fulfills the role of a provincial episcopal visitor for the whole Church of England Province of Canterbury, England.[1]

The position was created in 1995 and licensed by the Archbishop of Canterbury as a "flying bishop" to visit parishes throughout the province who are uncomfortable with the ministrations of their local bishop who has participated in the ordination of women. The title takes its name after Richborough, a settlement north of Sandwich in Kent.

List of the Bishops of Richborough

Tenure Incumbent Notes
1995 to 2002 Edwin Ronald Barnes SSC
2002 to Present Keith Newton SSC [2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0).
  2. ^ Suffragan See of Richborough. Retrieved 10 June 2008.

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The Bishop of Richborough is a suffragan bishop who fulfills the role of a provincial episcopal visitor for the whole Church of England Province of Canterbury, England.[1]

The position was created in 1995 and licensed by the Archbishop of Canterbury as a "flying bishop" to visit parishes throughout the province who are uncomfortable with the ministrations of their local bishop who has participated in the ordination of women. The title takes its name after Richborough, a settlement north of Sandwich in Kent.

List of the Bishops of Richborough

Tenure Incumbent Notes
1995 to 2002 Edwin Barnes SSC
2002 to Present Keith Newton SSC [2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0).
  2. ^ Suffragan See of Richborough. Retrieved 10 June 2008.

External links




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