(ACNS) The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See to retire

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Archbishop of Canterbury has today announced that the Very Reverend Canon David Richardson, the Archbishop’s Representative to the Holy See and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome, intends to retire at Easter 2013.

Canon Richardson, who will be 67 next year, will have served for five years as Director of the Centre. He has recently been instrumental in establishing a five-year plan which will enable the Centre to take forward its mission with renewed focus and vigour in preparation for the fiftieth anniversary of the Centre in 2016 and beyond. David is Dean Emeritus of St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne, and one of four Provincial Canons of Canterbury. He is married to Margie and they have two adult children.

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Posted June 13, 2012 at 4:28 pm

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1. Pageantmaster ن wrote:

Who can blame him?

1. The Roman Catholics left holding their sides from splitting with laughter as Lambeth Palace/ACO fields a team of idiotic revisionist loonies to go and talk to them at the worst and most useless ARCIC talks yet.

2. The Church of England making a complete hash of any credible provision for the ‘Catholic’ end of the church.

3. The Druid ignored by the vast majority of the Communion with whom Rome has much more to talk about and the American paymasters of Lambeth Palace and ACO manipulating like mad to get another #### appointed to Canterbury to protect their investment.

I would say it was definitely a good time to get out.

Some days I sit and think. Other days I just sit!!

June 13, 8:57 pm | [comment link]

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