Dominic Walker (bishop)


Dominic Walker (bishop)

Dominic Edward William Murray Walker OGS is an Anglican bishop.[1] He was born on 28 June 1948 and educated at Plymouth College[2] King's College London and Heythrop College, London.

He began his ministry with a curacy at St Faith's Southwark[3] after which he was domestic chaplain to the Bishop of Southwark,[4] Rector of Newington St Mary, Vicar of St Peter Brighton and Rural Dean of Brighton.

He was appointed Bishop of Reading.[5] in 1997 and then became Bishop of Monmouth in the Church in Wales in 2003, succeeding the Most Reverend Dr. Rowan Williams, who moved to the Church of England to become Archbishop of Canterbury.

Walker is a member of the Oratory of the Good Shepherd. His episcopal seat is at Newport Cathedral.

References

  1. ^ BBC Wales story
  2. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 9780713672576
  3. ^ Church information
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 9780715110300
  5. ^ Debrett's People of Today London, 2008 Debrett's, ISBN 9781870520959
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Bone
Bishop of Reading
1997–2003
Succeeded by
Stephen Cottrell
Church in Wales titles
Preceded by
Rowan Williams
Bishop of Monmouth
2003–
Succeeded by
Current Incumbent


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