Massachusetts professor new bishop of Connecticut diocese

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Rt. Rev. Jim Curry, who will continue to hold the post of the diocesan bishop suffragan, was expected by many to prevail in Saturday's election.

"I'm still a little stunned," said the Rev. Jim Bradley of St. John's Church on the Waterbury Green, moments after the historic vote. "I really thought that Bishop Curry would win handily ... it certainly was a vote for change."

[Ian] Douglas, reached by telephone in Massachusetts soon after the results of the second ballot were announced at Christ Church Cathedral, said Smith, Curry and other current leaders have brought the diocese "to a place of new energy, new commitment."

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)TEC Bishops* TheologySeminary / Theological Education

Posted October 28, 2009 at 9:20 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. LumenChristie wrote: Gospel, new doctrine, new church….........

October 28, 7:54 pm | [comment link]
2. Billy wrote:

What change is Douglas going to bring from what Smith has been doing and saying?  Any?

October 29, 12:25 pm | [comment link]
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