Canadian Primate and Archbishop Fred Hiltz, announces plans to retire in July 2019

Posted Jan 10, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the Primate of Canada, has announced that he will step down from his role on the final day of Provincial Synod’s next meeting, on 16 July 2019. Last year, Archbishop Fred marked 40 years of ordained ministry in the church – 23 of them as a bishop and 10 as Primate. In a letter to the church, he said that he had wondered “if I might not be coming very close to the ‘best before’ date in the leadership I am providing”; but said that, after a process of prayer and discernment, he “felt more than a little sense of solemn obligation to see General Synod through the next round of conversations over a few very significant matters.”

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  1. Jaime Mejía says:

    Quisiera ser apoyado en mis estudios teológicos y ser un buen sacerdote

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