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