Diocese of Newark notified of successful canonical consent process

Diocese of Newark notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Hughes ordination and consecration on September 22
August 22, 2018

The Episcopal Diocese of Newark has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Carlye J. Hughes 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 Hughes ought to be ordained to the office of bishop and believing that her election was conducted in accordance with the Canons.

The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes was elected Bishop on May 19.  Presiding Bishop Curry will officiate at her September 22 ordination and consecration service.

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