The Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is the Church of Ireland Ordinary of the united Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Province of Dublin.
Cork is a city in south-west Ireland, in the province of Munster, which had a population of 125,657 in 2016.
Cloyne is a small town to the southeast of Midleton in eastern County Cork. It is also a see city of the Anglican Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, while also giving its name to a Roman Catholic diocese. St Colman's Cathedral in Cloyne is a cathedral church of the Church of Ireland while the Pro Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cloyne, Cobh Cathedral of Saint Colman, overlooks Cork Harbour.
Rosscarbery is a town in County Cork, Ireland. The town is on a shallow estuary, which opens onto Rosscarbery Bay. Rosscarbery is in the Cork South-West constituency, which has three seats.
The current bishop is the Right Reverend Paul Colton BCL, DipTh, MPhil, LLM, PhD. 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. Fachtna's Cathedral, Ross on 28 May 1999.
William Paul Colton, known as Paul Colton, is the Church of Ireland's Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. He is now perhaps best known for being the Bishop who officiated at the wedding of footballer David Beckham and Spice girl Victoria Adams on 4 July 1999 at the medieval Luttrellstown Castle on the outskirts of Dublin.
Christ Church Cathedral, more formally The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, is the cathedral of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough and the cathedral of the ecclesiastical province of the United Provinces of Dublin and Cashel in the (Anglican) Church of Ireland. It is situated in Dublin, Ireland, and is the elder of the capital city's two medieval cathedrals, the other being St Patrick's Cathedral.
The Feast of the Annunciation, contemporarily the Solemnity of the Annunciation, also known as Lady Day, the Feast of the Incarnation, Conceptio Christi, commemorates the visit of the archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, during which he informed her that she would be the mother of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is celebrated on 25 March each year. In the Roman Catholic Church, when 25 March falls during the Paschal Triduum, it is transferred forward to the first suitable day during Eastertide. In Eastern Orthodoxy and Eastern Catholicism, it is never transferred, even if it falls on Pascha (Easter). The concurrence of these two feasts is called Kyriopascha.
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 Cork and Ross (from 1583) and the current position Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross (from 1835).
The Bishop of Ross was the ecclesiastical head of the Diocese of Ross, one of Scotland's 13 medieval bishoprics. The first recorded bishop appears in the late 7th century as a witness to Adomnán of Iona's Cáin Adomnáin. The bishopric was based at the settlement of Rosemarkie until the mid-13th century, afterwards being moved to nearby Fortrose and Fortrose Cathedral. As far as the evidence goes, this bishopric was the oldest of all bishoprics north of the Forth, and was perhaps the only Pictish bishopric until the 9th century. Indeed, the Cáin Adomnáin indicates that in the reign of Bruide mac Der Ilei, king of the Picts, the bishop of Rosemarkie was the only significant figure in Pictland other than the king. The bishopric is located conveniently close to the heartland of Fortriu, being just across the water from Moray.
|Bishops of Cork, Cloyne and Ross|
|1583||1617||William Lyon||Appointed Bishop of Ross in 1582; he was granted in commendam the united see of Cork and Cloyne November 1583; died 4 October 1617.|
|1618||1620||John Boyle||Nominated 22 April 1618; letters patent 25 August 1618; died 10 July 1620.|
|1620||1638||Richard Boyle||Nominated 23 August 1620; consecrated November 1620; translated to Tuam 30 May 1638; father of Michael Boyle.|
|1638||1660||The see was divided into the bishopric of Cork and Ross and the bishopric of Cloyne. They were reunited in 1660.|
|1660||1663||Michael Boyle||Nominated 6 August 1660; consecrated 27 January 1661; translated to Dublin 27 November 1663; son of Richard Boyle.|
|1663||1678||Edward Synge||Translated from Limerick, Ardfert and Aghadoe; nominated 24 August 1663; letters patent 21 December 1663; died 22 December 1678.|
|1678||1835||The see was divided again into the bishopric of Cork and Ross and the bishopric of Cloyne. Since 1835, they have remained united.|
|1835||1848||Samuel Kyle||Bishop of Cork and Ross since 1831; became Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross 14 September 1835; died 18 May 1848.|
|1848||1857||James Wilson||Nominated 24 June 1848; consecrated 30 July 1848; died 5 January 1857.|
|1857||1862||William FitzGerald||Nominated 27 January 1857; consecrated 8 March 1857; translated to Killaloe and Clonfert 3 February 1862.|
|1862||1878||John Gregg||Nominated 15 January 1862; consecrated 16 February 1862; died 26 May 1878.|
|1878||1893||Robert Gregg||Translated from Ossory, Ferns and Leighlin; elected 27 June 1878; confirmed 4 July 1878; translated to Armagh 14 December 1893.|
|1893||1912||Edward Meade||Elected 5 December 1893; consecrated 6 January 1894; died 12 October 1912.|
|1912||1933||Charles Dowse||Translated from Killaloe and Clonfert; elected 22 November 1912; confirmed 23 December 1912; resigned 15 September 1933; died 13 January 1934.|
|1933||1938||William Edward Flewett||Elected 6 October 1933; consecrated 30 November 1933; died 5 August 1938.|
|1938||1952||Robert Thomas Hearn||Elected 19 October 1938; consecrated 13 November 1938; died 14 July 1952.|
|1952||1956||George Otto Simms||Elected 2 October 1952; consecrated 28 October 1952; translated to Dublin 11 December 1956.|
|1957||1978||Richard Perdue||Translated from Killaloe and Clonfert; elected 31 January 1957; confirmed 19 February 1957; resigned 20 May 1978.|
|1978||1987||Samuel Poyntz||Elected 20 June 1978; consecrated 17 September 1978; translated to Connor.|
|1988||1998||Robert Warke||Elected 1988; retired 1998.|
|1999||present||Paul Colton||Elected 29 January 1999; consecrated 25 March 1999.|
Blessed Thaddeus McCarthy was an Irish ecclesiastic. He was a bishop who never ruled his see, even though he was appointed to two of them: Bishop of Ross, Ireland in 1482 and Bishop of Cork and Cloyne in 1490. His feast day is 25 October.
John Magee SPS is a Roman Catholic bishop emeritus in Ireland. He was Bishop of Cloyne from 1987 to 2010; following scandal he resigned from that position on 24 March 2010, becoming a bishop emeritus. Magee is the only person to have been private secretary to three popes.
The Bishop of Cloyne is an episcopal title that takes its name after the small town of Cloyne in County Cork, Republic of Ireland. In the Roman Catholic Church, it is a separate title; but, in the Church of Ireland, it has been united with other bishoprics.
Charles Brodrick was a reforming Irish clergyman and Archbishop of Cashel in the Church of Ireland.
The Bishop of Cork and Cloyne was an episcopal title which took its name after the city of Cork and the town of Cloyne in southern Ireland.
The Diocese of Ross was a separate diocese situated in south-west Ireland. Following the Reformation, there were two dioceses. In the Church of Ireland, the diocese is now part of the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. In the Roman Catholic Church, it is part of the Diocese of Cork and Ross. In the 19th century, an exclave of the diocese existed around that part of the Beara peninsula in County Cork including the area around Glengariff though not as far east as Bantry. The main diocesan territory was centred on the towns of Baltimore, Skibbereen, Rosscarbery and Clonakilty which lie along the modern national road N71.
The Bishop of Ross was a separate episcopal title which took its name after the town of Rosscarbery in County Cork, Ireland. The title is now united with other bishoprics. In the Church of Ireland it is held by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and in the Roman Catholic Church it is held by the Bishop of Cork and Ross.
The Bishop of Cork and Ross is an episcopal title which takes its name after the city of Cork and the town of Rosscarbery in Republic of Ireland. The combined title was first used by the Church of Ireland from 1638 to 1660 and again from 1679 to 1835. At present the title is being used by the Roman Catholic Church.
The Bishop of Cork was a separate episcopal title which took its name after the city of Cork in the Republic of Ireland. The title is now united with other bishoprics. In the Church of Ireland it is held by the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, and in the Roman Catholic Church it is held by the Bishop of Cork and Ross.
The Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, also referred to as the United Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross is a diocese in the Church of Ireland. The diocese is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin. It is the see of the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, the result of a combination of bishoprics of Cork and Cloyne in 1429, Cork and Cloyne and Ross in 1583, the separation of Cork and Ross and Cloyne in 1660 and the re-combination of Cork and Ross and Cloyne in 1835.
St. Colman's Cathedral, Cloyne is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Cloyne, County Cork in Ireland. It is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin.
The Cathedral Church of St. Fachtna, Ross, is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Rosscarbery, County Cork in Ireland. It is in the ecclesiastical province of Dublin.
Daniel Cohalan (1858–1952) was an Irish Roman Catholic clergyman who served as the Bishop of Cork from 1916 to 1952.
Robert Samuel Gregg MA, DD (1834–1896) was a 19th-century Anglican Archbishop.
Samuel Greenfield Poyntz was an Irish bishop and author in the last third of the 20th century.
The Diocese of Cloyne is a Roman Catholic diocese in Ireland. It is one of six suffragan dioceses in the ecclesiastical province of Cashel. Following the resignation of bishop John Magee, the diocese was administered by its metropolitan, Dermot Clifford, until the installation of William Crean on 27 January 2013. The cathedral church of the diocese is St Colman’s Cathedral.
The Archdeacon of Cloyne was a senior ecclesiastical officer within the Diocese of Cloyne until 1835; and then within the Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross until 1986 when it merged with the Archdeaconry of Cork. As such he was responsible for the disciplinary supervision of the clergy within the Cloyne Diocese.
Dr. Patrick Sheridan was the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cloyne between 1679 and 1682.
Robin Edward Bantry White is an Irish Anglican priest: he was Archdeacon of Cork, Cloyne and Ross from 1993 to 2014.
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