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Encyclopedia > Graham Leonard

Graham Douglas Leonard, KCVO, is a British cleric, a former Anglican bishop who converted to Roman Catholicism. On 3 August 2000 the Pope appointed him a Prelate of Honour. Victoria founded the Royal Victorian Order. ... The Roman Catholic Church or Catholic Church (see terminology below) is the Christian Church in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, currently Pope Benedict XVI. It traces its origins to the original Christian community founded by Jesus Christ and led by the Twelve Apostles, in particular Saint Peter. ...


He was the Bishop of Truro from 1973 to 1981 and then the Bishop of London from 1981 to 1991. During this period he was also Dean of the Chapel Royal, a Royal Household office, for which he was appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. The diocese of Truro is one of the younger dioceses of the Church of England having been formed in 1876. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Arms of the Bishop of London The Bishop of London is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Dean of the Chapel Royal is a member of the Royal household in Scotland. ... In all the medieval monarchies of western Europe the general system of government sprang from, and centred in, the royal household. ... Victoria founded the Royal Victorian Order. ...


An outspoken critic of moves to ordain women to the Anglican priesthood, Leonard left the Church of England and, by papal dispensation, was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1994. He is married and has two sons. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ...


Family Tree

Brother-in-law to Michael Swann, Lord Swann of Coln St Denys, and Hugh Swann, cabinet maker to Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, having married their sister, Priscilla Swann Ennobled as Lord Swann of Coln St Denys, Michael Meredith Swann FRS (1920-1990) was a distinguished molecular and cell biologist working on the mechanisms of cell division and fertilisation. ... Hugh Sinclair Swann (11th March 1925-), became the cabinet maker to Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. ... Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, holding each crown and title equally. ...


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Preceded by
John Maurice Key
Bishop of Truro
1973–1981
Succeeded by
Peter Mumford
Preceded by
Gerald Ellison
Bishop of London
1981–1991
Succeeded by
David Hope

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OurCongress.org :: Tennessee (955 words)
Graham Leonard, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Representative in the 1st Congressional District, speaks Monday at a local news conference as Andrew Young, formerly U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and mayor of Atlanta, stands at right.
Leonard is seeking the Democratic Party's nomination in the Aug. 5 primary to oppose U.S. Rep. Bill Jenkins, R-1st, of Hawkins County, who is running for his fourth term in Congress representing the 1st Congressional District.
Leonard and Young, who is a United Church of Christ minister as well as a former Atlanta congressman and a former Atlanta mayor, met when both Leonard and Young were students at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut several decades ago.
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