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Diocese of Oregon notified of successful canonical consent process

October 28, 2020

The Episcopal Diocese of Oregon has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Diana Akiyama 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 Akiyama ought not to be ordained as bishop, and that her election was conducted in accordance with the Canons.
The Rev. Dr. Diana Akiyama was elected Bishop Diocesan on August 29, 2020. 

Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer