House of Bishops


September 25, 2018

[Episcopal Church in Minnesota] Bishop Brian N. Prior issued a statement on Sept. 25 announcing he plans to step down after nearly a decade of service leading the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. His announcement says the diocese’s 10th bishop will be consecrated in February 2020. The full...

September 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. David E. Richards, a longtime Episcopal bishop who died last month, is being remembered fondly by those who served with him across the church, from Central America to the Diocese of Albany to the College of Bishops, which now bears his name.


September 24, 2018

Mark M. Beckwith, 10th bishop of Newark, passes the diocesan crozier to Carlye J. Hughes, newly consecrated 11th bishop. Photo: Cynthia L. Black

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Carlye J. Hughes was ordained and consecrated as the 11th bishop of the...

August 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Nevada has announced a slate of nominees for election as the 11th bishop of Nevada.

They are:

The Rev. Lance Ousley, canon for stewardship and development, Diocese of Olympia, Washington, and priest-in-charge and head of school, St....

August 15, 2018

The Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom, left, the Rev. Martha N. Macgill and the Rev. Helen Svoboda-Barber are candidates for 10th bishop of the Diocese of Kansas. The election is set for Oct. 19 in Topeka. Photo: Diocese of Kansas

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] In...

August 6, 2018

Cristobal Leon Lozano fue electo Obispo en la Diócesis Episcopal de Ecuador Litoral el 4 de agosto de 2018. Foto: Glenda McQueen

Cristobal Leon Lozano fue electo Obispo en la Diócesis Episcopal de Ecuador Litoral el 4 de agosto de 2018.

Sucederá al Revdmo...

August 3, 2018

Editor’s note: Diocese of Virginia Bishop Shannon S. Johnston announced Aug. 3 that he will resign his office in three months.

The announcement appears to culminate a process that began in October 2017 when he announced plans to seek a bishop suffragan after the retirement of the Rt. Rev...

July 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Heather Cook, formerly Episcopal Diocese of Maryland bishop suffragan, has asked the Maryland prison system to release her for a daytime work program.

Her request is being reviewed and, if approved, Cook could begin the unspecified work within a few weeks,...

July 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has taken the next step in a never-before-used canonical process contesting the election of the Very Rev. Kerwin Delicat as bishop coadjutor for the Diocese of Haiti.

Curry on July 17 officially asked the Province II Court of Review...

July 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Colorado Standing Committee has nominated three priests for election as the 11th bishop of Colorado.

The election will take place Oct. 27 during the diocese’s 131st Annual Convention.

The slate includes:

The Rev. Kimberly (Kym) Lucas...