Bishop Greg Venables is new primate of South America

By Gavin Drake
Posted Nov 14, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Argentina, the Rt. Rev. Gregory Venables, has been re-elected as the new primate of the Anglican Church of South America. He succeeds Bishop Tito Muñoz of Chile who came to the end of his second three-year term – the maximum permitted under the province’s canons. Venables was the House of Bishops’ unanimous choice to be the new presiding bishop – or Obispo Presidente – of South America when they met at the weekend. His appointment was confirmed at the provincial synod this week, and he took office on Nov. 9 at a combined service of installation and welcome.

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  1. Lisa Fox says:

    You neglect to mention that he was one who tried to kick TEC out of the Anglican Communion. You neglect to mention that he was a leader in the GAFCON rebellion against the Archbishop of Canterbury. You can do better journalism than this, my friends.

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