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Diocese of Kansas notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Chittenden Bascom ordination and consecration on March 2
January 10, 2019

The Episcopal Diocese of Kansas has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Cathleen Chittenden Bascom has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in Canon III.11.3.

In giving consent to her ordination and consecration, Standing Committees and bishops with jurisdiction attest to knowing of “no impediment on account of which” Bishop-Elect Chittenden Bascom ought to be ordained to the office of bishop and believing that her election was conducted in accordance with the Canons.

The Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom was elected Bishop on October 19.  Presiding Bishop Curry will officiate at her March 2 ordination and consecration service.

Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer