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Arms of the Bishop of Birmingham

The Bishop of Birmingham is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Birmingham in the Province of Canterbury Arms of the Bishop of Birmingham This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... Arms of the Bishop of Birmingham This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... In ecclesiastical terms an Ordinary is the incumbent of a position of authority within the hierarchical organisation of the Church. ... The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion. ... A diocese in the Church of England Province of Canterbury, covering the north west of the traditional county of Warwickshire (now West Midlands and part of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and north Worcestershire) in England. ... The Province of Canterbury consists of the following dioceses of the Church of England: Their archbishop is the Archbishop of Canterbury. ...


The diocese covers the north west of the traditional county of Warwickshire and has its see in the City of Birmingham, West Midlands, where the seat of the diocese is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Philip which was elevated to cathedral status in 1905. Warwickshire (pronounced worrickshur or worricksheer) is a landlocked county in central England. ... A see (from the Latin word sedem, meaning seat) is the throne (cathedra) of a bishop. ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... The West Midlands refers to western area of The Midlands (central England). ... Birmingham, England, has three cathedrals. ... 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


The Bishop's residence is Bishop's Croft in Harborne, Birmingham. The origins of Harborne, Birmingham are buried deep in history. ...


The office has been in existence since the foundation of the see in 1905 from the Diocese of Worcester under King Edward VII. The current bishop is the Right Reverend Dr John Sentamu, the 8th Lord Bishop of Birmingham, who signs John Birmingham. 1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... His Majesty King Edward VII (9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King of the Commonwealth realms, and the Emperor of India. ... The Rt Rev John Sentamu was announced by Downing Street as the next Archbishop of York on June 17, 2005. ...

Contents

List of the Bishops of the Diocese of Birmingham, England

Tenure Incumbent Notes
19051911 Charles Gore Translated from Worcester. Translated to Oxford
19111924 Henry Russell Wakefield
19241953 Ernest William BarnesFRS Canon of Westminster
19531969 John Leonard Wilson
19691977 Lawrence Ambrose Brown Suff Bishop of Warrington
19771987 Hugh William Montefiore Suff Bishop of Kingston
19872002 Mark Santer Suff Bishop of Kensington
20022005 John Sentamu Area Bishop of Stepney. Translated to York


1905 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... The Bishop of Worcester controls the see of Worcester and has his seat in Worcester Cathedral. ... The Bishop of Oxford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Oxford in the Province of Canterbury. ... 1911 is a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Ernest William Barnes (1874 - 1953) was an English mathematician and scientist, who became a theologian and churchman. ... The Abbey at night, from Deans Yard. ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and is the current year. ... The Rt Rev John Sentamu was announced by Downing Street as the next Archbishop of York on June 17, 2005. ... The Archbishop of York, Primate of England, is the metropolitan of the Province of York, and is the junior of the two archbishops of the Church of England, after the Archbishop of Canterbury. ...

Anglican Hierarchy in Great Britain
The Church of England
    Provinces Dioceses
    Canterbury Bath & Wells | Birmingham | Bristol | Saint Edmundsbury & Ipswich | Chelmsford | Chichester | Coventry | Derby | Ely | Exeter | Gibraltar in Europe | Gloucester | Guildford | Hereford | Leicester | Lichfield | Lincoln | London | Norwich | Oxford | Peterborough | Portsmouth | Rochester | Saint Albans | Salisbury | Southwark | Truro | Winchester | Worcester
    York Blackburn | Bradford | Carlisle | Chester | Durham | Liverpool | Manchester | Newcastle | Ripon and Leeds | Sheffield | Sodor & Man | Southwell | Wakefield
The Church in Wales
    Wales Bangor | Llandaff | Monmouth | Saint Asaph | Saint David's | Swansea & Brecon
The Scottish Episcopal Church
    Primus Aberdeen and Orkney | Argyll & the Isles | Brechin | Edinburgh | Glasgow & Galloway | Moray, Ross & Caithness | Saint Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane
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Arms of the Archbishop of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the most senior bishop of the state Church of England and of the worldwide Anglican Communion, outranking the other English archbishop, the Archbishop of York. ... The Bishop of Bath and Wells is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Bath and Wells in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Bristol is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Bristol in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Chelmsford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Chichester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Chichester in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Coventry is the Ordinary of the England Diocese of Coventry in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Derby is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Derby in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Ely is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Ely in the Province of Canterbury The diocese covers the county of Cambridgeshire (with the exception of the Soke of Peterborough) and has its see in the City of Ely, Cambridgeshire, where the seat is located... The Bishop of Exeter is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Exeter in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Gibraltar is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe in the Province of Canterbury The office has been in existence since the union in 1980 of the see of Gibraltar (founded 1842) with the Jurisdiction of North and Central Europe (Fulham). ... The Bishop of Gloucester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Gloucester in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Guildford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Guildford in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Hereford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Hereford in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Leicester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Leicester in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Lichfield is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Lichfield in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Lincoln is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Lincoln in the Province of Canterbury. ... The current Bishop of London is Richard John Carew Chartres, who is the 132nd Bishop, and was installed on January 26, 1996. ... The Bishop of Norwich is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Norwich in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Oxford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Oxford in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Peterborough is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Peterborough in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Portsmouth presides over a see encompassing southern Hampshire and the Isle of Wight on the south coast of England. ... The Bishop of Rochester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Rochester in the Province of Canterbury. ... A list of the Anglican bishops of the Diocese of St Albans 1877 - Thomas Leigh Chaughton 1890 - John Wogan Festing 1903 - Edgar Jacob 1920 - Michael Bolton Furse 1944 - Philip Henry Loyd 1950 - Edward Michael Gresford Jones 1970 - Robert Runcie 1980 - John Bernard Taylor 1995 - Christopher William Herbert Categories: Religion stubs... The Bishop of Salisbury is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Salisbury in the Province of Canterbury. ... The Anglican Diocese of Southwark was formed in 1905 out of the Diocese of Rochester. ... The diocese of Truro is one of the younger dioceses of the Church of England having been formed in 1876. ... The diocese of Winchester is one of the oldest and most important in England. ... The Bishop of Worcester controls the see of Worcester and has his seat in Worcester Cathedral. ... The Archbishop of York, Primate of England, is the metropolitan of the Province of York, and is the junior of the two archbishops of the Church of England, after the Archbishop of Canterbury. ... The Bishop of Blackburn is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Blackburn in the Province of York. ... The Bishop of Bradford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Bradford, in the Province of York The diocese covers the extreme west of Yorkshire, and has its see in the City of Bradford where the seat is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter. ... Arms of the Bishop of Carlisle The Bishop of Carlisle is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Carlisle in the Province of York. ... The Bishop of Chester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Chester in the Province of York. ... Arms of the Bishop of Durham The Bishop of Durham is the officer of the Church of England responsible for the diocese of Durham, one of the oldest in the country. ... The Bishop of Liverpool is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Liverpool in the Province of York. ... 1848 James Pannlie 1870 James Fraser 1886 James Moorhouse 1903 Edmund Arbuthnott Knox 1921 William Temple 1929 Frederic Sumpter Guy Warren (see also Bishop of Chelmsford) 1947 William Derrick Lindsay Greer 1970 Patrick Campbell Rodger 1979 Stanley Guy Francis Booth-Cloburn 1993 Christopher Mayfield 2003 Nigel Simeon McCullon ... The following have been Bishop of Newcastle. ... Though one ancient Bishop of Ripon is known, the modern diocese dates from 1836. ... The Bishop of Sheffield is the Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Sheffield. ... The Bishop of Sodor and Man is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Sodor and Man in the Province of York. ... The Bishop of Southwell is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Southwell in the Province of York. ... List of the Bishops of Wakefield, located in West Yorkshire, England. ... The Province of Wales in the Anglican Communion was created in 1920, as the Church in Wales, independent from the Church of England (of which the four Welsh dioceses had previously been part). ... The Bishop of Bangor is the Ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Bangor. ... The Bishop of Llandaff is the Ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Llandaff. ... The Diocese of Monmouth was created in 1921, when the Church in Wales was disestablished from the Church of England. ... The Bishop of Saint Asaph is the Ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Saint Asaph. ... The Bishop of Saint Davids is the Ordinary of the Church in Wales Diocese of Saint Davids. ... List of Bishops of Swansea and Brecon 1927 Edwin Lathan Bevan 1934 John Morgan 1939 Edward William Williamson 1953 William Glyn Hughes Simon 1958 John James Absalom Thomas 1976 Benjamin Noel Young Vaughan 1988 Dewa Morris Bridges 1999 Anthony Edward Pierce Categories: Bishops ... The Primus, styled The Most Revd the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, is the presiding bishop of the Scottish Episcopal Church. ... The Bishop of Argyll and the Isles is the Ordinary of the Scottish Episcopal Diocese of Argyll and the Isles. ...

Sources

  • Whitaker's Almanack 1910 to 2004, Joseph Whitaker and Sons Ltd/A&C Black, London

See also

These are lists of incumbents, i. ... The Archbishop of Birmingham is the Ordinary of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham in the Region of Great Britain. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...

External links

  • Diocese of Birmingham (http://www.birmingham.anglican.org/)
  • Birmingham Cathedral (http://www.birminghamcathedral.com/)

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The St. Joseph Foundation - Canonical Basics (923 words)
The bishop is incorrect when he declares that "no one may act in this regard without the permission of the bishop." A lower level legislator would invalidly usurp the authority of the Apostolic See or the conference of bishops were he to exercise the prerogatives reserved to an authority at a higher level.
A diocesan bishop is required to moderate the liturgy in his diocese in accord with the norm of law.
Bishop Foley declares that a legal custom has been established that Mass at a free standing altar is celebrated facing the people; but the custom of which he speaks seems to attach to an inanimate object, the altar, rather than a community of persons, as required by canon 23.
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The cathedral and bishop's house had been erected in Bishop Walsh's vicariate (21 June, 1840) from designs drawn by Augustus Welby Pugin, the foremost promoter of the revival of Gothic architecture, who, through the munificence of John, 16th Earl of Shrewsbury, adorned the diocese with many ecclesiastical buildings.
Mention, too, must be made of John Hardman of Birmingham, whose firm has done so much in promoting ecclesiastical art, notably stained-glass and metal work, and whose benefactions to the cathedral choir have enabled it to reach a standard of excellence in church music which places it first among Catholic choirs.
On 17 February, 1888, Dr. Ilsley became the second Bishop of Birmingham, and at once took in hand the difficult task of protecting and rescuing the destitute Catholic children of the diocese.
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