Bishop travels 8,000 miles for confirmations in world’s southernmost Anglican cathedral

Posted Feb 15, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Three people were confirmed this week in the southernmost cathedral in the Anglican Communion – but the cathedral’s bishop, the Rt. Rev. Tim Thornton, had to travel some 8,000 miles from his office in London, England, for the service. The Falkland Islands are not within an Anglican Communion province but rather an Extra Provincial area under the metropolitical authority of the archbishop of Canterbury. The bishop to the Falklands is a post held by the bishop at Lambeth – the senior episcopal assistant to the archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace.

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