Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross


Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross

The current Church of Ireland's Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is the Right Reverend William Paul Colton, B.C.L., Dip.Th., M.Phil. He was consecrated bishop at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, on Thursday 25 March 1999 -- the Feast of the Annunciation. He was enthroned in St. Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork on 24 April 1999, in St. Colman's Cathedral, Cloyne on 13 May 1999, and in St. Fin Fachtna's Cathedral, Ross on 28 May 1999.

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This bishop is successor to the Bishop of Cork (from 876), Bishop of Cloyne (from 887) and Bishop of Ross (from 1160, and distinct from the Scottish Bishop of Ross). They were combined to establish the Bishop of Ross and Cork (from 1583) and the current position (from 1835). [cite web|url=http://www.cork.anglican.org/bishop/episcopalsuccession.htm|title=The Episcopal Succession|work=Cork, Cloyne and Ross|publisher=The diocese|accessdate=2008-06-11]

References

External links

* [http://cork.anglican.org/ Official Website]


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