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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop’s office notifies Diocese of West Texas of successful canonical consent process

January 28, 2015
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The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of West Texas that the Rt. Rev. David Reed has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.

As outlined under Canon III.11.4 (a), the Presiding Bishop confirmed the receipt of consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction, and has also reviewed the evidence of consents from a majority of standing committees of the Church sent to her by the diocesan standing committee.

Currently serving as Bishop Suffragan for the Diocese of West Texas, the Rt. Rev. David M. Reed was elected Bishop Coadjutor on October 25. He will become Bishop Coadjutor on February 28. Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori will officiate.




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