- Christopher Hill (Anglican divine)
Christopher John Hill (born 1945), is Lord
Bishop of Guildford(from 2004) and Clerk of the Closetin the Ecclesiastical Householdof the Royal Householdof the Sovereign of the United Kingdomfrom 2005.
Hill was educated at
King's College London. He served his first curacy at Tividalein the diocese of Lichfieldfrom 1969 to 1973; he was then curate of Codsallfrom 1973 to 1974. From 1974 to 1981 he was the Archbishop of Canterbury's Assistant Chaplain for Foreign Relations and from 1982 to 1989 his Secretary for Ecumenical Affairs. From 1982 to 1989 he was also Honorary Canon of Canterbury Cathedral. From 1987 to 1996 he was a Chaplainto the Queen. In 1989 he became Canon Residentiary and Precentor of St Paul's Cathedral, London. Prior to his current appointment, he had been the Bishop Suffragan of Stafford, Lichfield diocese, from 1996.
He has been continuously involved in
ecumenicalaffairs throughout his ministry.From 1974-1981 he was Co-Secretary of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission.
* Mr Christopher Hill (1945-1969?)
* The Revd. Christopher Hill (1969?-1989)
* The Revd. Canon Christopher Hill (1989-1996)
* The Rt. Revd. Christopher Hill (1996-)
* [http://www.cofeguildford.org.uk/ Diocese of Guildford]
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