Day: July 25, 2015

Church of England consecrates first female diocesan bishop

Church of England consecrates first female diocesan bishop

Wednesday, 22 JUL 2015, was a day of historic firsts. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby consecrated the first women to be made bishops from the Church of England’s historic heart, Canterbury Cathedral. He also consecrated the Church of England’s first female diocesan bishop.

Roman Catholic Diocese in Limburg Germany seeks to recoup its losses from the former “bishop of bling”

Roman Catholic Diocese in Limburg Germany seeks to recoup its losses from the former “bishop of bling”

The Roman diocese in Limburg Germany now has a recently renovated diocesan center which includes a bishop’s residence that secretly cost twice what it was publicly stated to cost. The renovation cost about $11 million. Renovations to the bishop’s residence, the diocesan center and the diocesan seminary in total cost about $34 million.