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  • n  (Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop

  • Pilgrims honor villagers who gave their lives to save others Gerald Phizackerley, an Anglican archdeacon, stood last week near a rocky outcrop, surrounded by the heathclad.
  • In 1914, Paul Jones, archdeacon of Utah, was chosen to succeed Bishop Spalding.
  • And if any of you feel particularly like an old meany you can substitute Brisbane for the archdeacon and everything will be fine in the autumn.
News & Articles

  • Adam Bond named missioner for communication in Bethlehem diocese
    [Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem] Archdeacon Stringfellow announced earlier this week: Today [June 12] Adam Bond accepted Bishop Paul’s invitation to join the Bishop’s Staff as Missioner for Communication in the Diocese. His duties include working closely with the Bishop, assisting Kat Lehman with content on the Diocesan website, creating and publishing electronic communication, publishing ...
    June 18, 2013 - Worldwide Faith News
Quotes

  • V Gene Robinson in Canada.com
    Services of public blessings for civil partnerships are not authorised in the Church of England or the Diocese of London,the bishop of London, Richard Chartres, said in a statement. "I will be asking the Archdeacon of London to investigate...
  • Christopher Herbert in St. Albans Observer
    Bishop of St Albans Christopher Herbert said: "Helen was a loved and respected archdeacon - you only had to be with her in any of the parishes of the St Albans archdeaconry to see that. She brought to her task, wisdom, sensitivity, a most generous...
  • Richard Chartres in Telegraph.co.uk
    In a statement, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres said: "Services of public blessings for civil partnerships are not authorised in the Church of England or the Diocese of London. I will be asking the Archdeacon of London to investigate what took place at...

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