Australia elects first woman diocesan
THE rural northern NSW diocese of Grafton has elected the firstwoman diocesan bishop in Australia. The Revd Dr Sarah Macneil(right) will be consecrated in Grafton Cathedral on 1March. She will be the country's fifth woman bishop; the other fourare assistants in the dioceses of Perth, Melbourne, Canberra &Goulburn, and Brisbane.
Normally the chief consecrator of a diocesan bishop would be theMetropolitan of NSW, the Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Glenn Davies, butbecause of ...
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