House of Bishops nominates five for primate

L-R: Archbishop Ron Cutler, Bishop Michael Oulton, Bishop Jane Alexander, current Primate Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Bishop Linda Nicholls, and Archbishop Greg Kerr-Wilson at the meeting of the House of Bishops March 27. Photo: General Synod Communications
By on March 28, 2019
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Five bishops were nominated to stand for election as the 14th primate of the Anglican Church of Canada at the national House of Bishops meeting March 27.

The nominees are: Bishop of the diocese of Edmonton Jane Alexander; Archbishop Ron Cutler, bishop of the diocese of Nova Scotia and PEI and metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Canada; Archbishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson, bishop of the diocese of Calgary and metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Rupert’s Land; Bishop of the diocese of Huron Linda Nicholls; and Bishop of the diocese of Ontario Michael Oulton.

The primatial election will be held during the meeting of General Synod in Vancouver in July.

Archbishop Fred Hiltz will resign as primate July 16.

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  • Joelle Kidd was a staff writer for the Anglican Journal from 2017 to 2021.