CARDINAL Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, was
elected as Pope Francis, in 2013. Metropolitan Neofit of Ruse was
elected Patriarch of Bulgaria; and Abune Mathias as Patriarch of
the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The Most Revd Pietro Parolin,
Titular Archbishop of Aquipendium, was appointed Vatican
Secretary of State.
In the Anglican Communion, the Rt Revd Jacob Chimeledya, Bishop
of Mpwapwa, was translated to the Archbishopric of Tanzania, and Dr
Glenn Davies to the Archbishopic of Sydney, from the Northern
Region of the diocese.
Among other episcopal appointments were the translations of the
Rt Revd David Walker to be Bishop of Manchester; of the Rt Revd
Paul Butler to be Bishop of Durham; and of the Rt Revd Peter
Hancock to be Bishop of Bath & Wells. The Ven. Julian Henderson
was named as Bishop of Blackburn; the Ven. Richard Pain as Bishop
of Monmouth; the Revd Ferran Glenfield as Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin
& Ardagh; the Ven. Leslie Stephenson and the Revd Patricia
Storey successively as Bishop of Meath & Kildare; the Rt Revd
John Ford as Bishop of The Murray, translated from Plymouth; the
Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley as Bishop of Waikato; and the Revd Dr
Sarah Macneil as Bishop of Grafton.
New suffragans included the Ven. Richard Atkinson as Bishop of
Bedford; the Revd Christopher Goldsmith as Bishop of St Germans;
the Revd Jonathan Goodall as Bishop of Ebbsfleet and Provincial
Episcopal Visitor; the Ven. Martyn Snow as Bishop of Tewkesbury;
the and the Revd Graham Usher as Bishop of Dudley.
The Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge, was appointed Lord High
Almoner; the Bishop of Salisbury, the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam,to
chair the Committee for Ministry of and among Deaf and Disabled
People; the Rt Revd Nigel Stock, of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich,
as Bishop at Lambeth; the Archbishop of Canterbury as President of
the Children's Society; the Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Revd
Stephen Platten, as Chairman of Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd; and
the Bishop of Texas, the Rt Revd Charles Andrew Doyle, as President
of the Compass Rose Society; theRt Revd Dr Tom Butler as Mentor
Bishop for West Yorkshire & the Dales; and the Bishop of
Rochester, the Rt Revd James Langstaff,as Bishop to HM Prisons.
OTHER clerical appointments included those of the Revd Derek
Chedzey as Assistant Archdeacon of Bristol; the Revd Nicholas
Henshall as Acting Archdeacon of Richmond; Canon Sarah Bullock as
Archdeacon of York; Canon Jerry Lepine as Dean of Bradford; Canon
Dennis Wight as Archdeacon of St Davids; the Ven. Elwyn Cockett as
acting Archdeacon of Barking; the Ven. Annette Cooper as acting
Archdeacon of Stansted; the Ven. David Lowman as Archdeacon of
Canon David Monteith as Dean of Leicester; the Revd Dr Justine
Allain Chapman as Archdeacon of Boston; Canon Simon Baker as
Archdeacon of Lichfield; the Revd Simon Gates as Archdeacon of
Lambeth; Canon Dianna Gwilliams as Dean of Guildford.
The Ven. Matthew Parker as Archdeacon of Stoke-on-Trent; the
Revd Dr John Perumbalath as Archdeacon of Barking; the Revd
Wilhelmina Smallman as Archdeacon of Southend; Canon Robin King as
Archdeacon of Stansted; the Revd Olivia Graham as Archdeacon of
Berkshire; Canon Keith Punshon as Sub-Dean of Ripon; the Revd
George Davison as Archdeacon of Belfast; the Revd David McClay as
Archdeacon of Down; Canon Richard Ormston as Archdeacon of
The Very Revd Alistair Grimason as Dean of Killala and Provost
of Tuam; the Revd David Huss as Archdeacon of Raphoe; the Revd
Nicola Groarke as Archdeacon of Dudley; the Revd Ian Naylor as
Archdeacon of France; Canon Ambrose Mason as Archdeacon of
Monmouth; Canon Robert Griffiths as Archdeacon of Wrexham; the Revd
Paul Bryer as Archdeacon of Dorking; the Revd Nicholas Henshall as
Dean of Chelmsford; the Ven. Paul Slater as Archdeacon of Richmond,
and as prospective first Archdeacon of Richmond and Craven; Canon
Nigel Coates as Acting Dean of Southwell; the Revd Malcolm
Chamberlain as Archdeacon of Sheffield and Rotherham; the Revd
Gerald Field as Dean of Cashel; the Revd Gary Paulsen as Dean of
The Revd Professor Robin Gill as Editor of Theology;
Canon Julia Peaty as Chichester Diocesan Dean for Women's Ministry;
the Revd Dr George Westhaver as Principal of Pusey House, Oxford;
the Revd Dr Michael Lloyd as Principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford;
the Revd Christopher Russell as the Archbishop of Canterbury's
Adviser for Evangelism and Witness; the Revd Andrew Symes as
secretary of Anglican Mainstream.
Canon Jeremy Worthen as Secretary for Ecumenical Relations and
Theology of the Council for Christian Unity; Canon Sue Booys to
chair the General Synod's Business Committee; the Revd John Watson
as Chairman of Fulcrum; and Canon Philip Potter as Archbishops'
Missioner for Fresh Expressions.
LAY appointments included those of David Porter as the
Archbishop of Canterbury's Director of Reconciliation; Andrew
Mackie as Third Church Estates Commissioner; Sister Pauline
Margaret as Provincial Superior of the Community of the Holy Name;
Mark Molden as Chief Executive of Marriage Care.
Dr Elizabeth Henry as the Archbishops' Council's Adviser on
Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns; Professor Peter Neil as
Vice-Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln; Dr Mark
Clavier as Dean of St Michael's College, Llandaff; Dr Jacqui
Phillips as Clerk to the General Synod; Dr Colin Podmore as
Director of Forward in Faith; Mairi Johnstone as Chief Executive of
A Rocha; Caroline Armitage to chair Livability; Jonathan Deeming as
Surveyor to the Fabric of Canterbury Cathedral.
ALSO appointed were Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis as Chief Rabbi; the
Revd Lynne Green as General Secretary of the Baptist Union; John
Ellis as Moderator of the General Assembly of the United Reformed
Church; the Revd Dr Angus Morrison as Moderator of the General
Assembly of the Church of Scotland; and Dr Agnes Abuom as the first
African and woman Moderator of the World Council of Churches.