Bishop of Richborough


Bishop of Richborough

__noTOC__ 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."Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 (100th edition)", Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0).]

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

ee also

*Bishop of Beverley
*Bishop of Ebbsfleet

References

External links

* [http://www.richborough.org.uk/ Richborough Episcopal Area]
* [http://www.crockford.org.uk/section.asp?id=9 Crockford's Clerical Directory - Listings]

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