Suffragan Bishop in Europe

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The Suffragan Bishop in Europe is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese in Europe (in the Province of Canterbury.) The suffragan bishop assists the diocesan Bishop in Europe in overseeing the largest geographical diocese of the Church of England. [1] [2]

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Before the current role was created by the erection of the Diocese in Europe from the Diocese of Gibraltar and the Bishop of Fulham's Jurisdiction of Central and Northern Europe, there had been at least two Assistant Bishops serving both the diocese and the jurisdiction in a similar role:

List of bishops

Assistant Bishops (Gibraltar and Fulham)
FromUntilIncumbentNotes
19741977 Harold Isherwood (1907–1989) also vicar-general (1970–1975)
19771980 Ambrose Weekes (1919–2012) also vicar-general
Suffragan Bishops in Europe
19801986Ambrose Weekes(1919–2012)
19861995 Edward Holland (b. 1936). Translated to Colchester.
19952002 Henry Scriven (b. 1951)
2002present David Hamid (b. 1955). [3]
Source(s): [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Crockford's Clerical Directory (100th ed.). London: Church House Publishing. 2007. p. 946. ISBN   978-0-7151-1030-0.
  2. Diocese in Europe website Archived 2008-05-16 at the Wayback Machine . Retrieved on 4 June 2008.
  3. Diocese in Europe: The Rt Revd David Hamid Archived 2008-05-17 at the Wayback Machine . Retrieved on 4 June 2008.