Bishop of Colombo

Bishop of Colombo

The Anglican Bishop of Colombo is the bishop of the Diocese of Colombo, a diocese in the Church of Ceylon which is part of the Anglican Communion.


#James Chapman 1845-1861 D.D (First Bishop of Colombo installed in the presiding seat)
#Piers Calverley Claughton 1862-1871 D.D.
#Hugh Willoughby Jermyn 1872- 1875 D.D. (Later Primus of Scotland)
#Reginald Stephen Copleston 1876-1902 D.D. (Translated to Calcutta as Metropolitan)
#Ernest Arthur Copleston 1903-1924 D.D.
#Mark Rudolph Carpenter-Garnier D.D. 1924-1938
#Cecil Douglas Horsely M.A. D.D. 1938-1947
#Archibald Rollo Graham Campbell D.D. 1948-1964
#Charles Harold Wilfred de Soysa M.A. 1964-1971 (First Ceylonese Bishop of Colombo)
#Cyril Lindon Abeynaike M.A. 1971-1977
#Swithin Winston Fernando 1978-1987
#Jabez Jabasir Gnanapragasam B.D. 1987-1992
#Kenneth Michael James Fernando B.A. B.D. 1992-2001
#Duleep Kamil de Chickera B.Th. M.Sc. 2001-

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