Clergy

On this page, we introduce you to the leaders of the Church and where our clergy and congregations can be found.

The College of Bishops is the Church's Governing Body, composed of bishops from around the world.

 

Within the College is elected the Primate or primus inter pares. This Office enables the holder to call and preside over the Church's annual meeting of the Bishops or Holy Synod. 

The Primate is assisted by two bishops with jurisdictional responsibilities in the northern and southern hemispheres, respectively.

The Primate

Archbishop Andrew Hall  was born and educated in Glasgow, Scotland. He was ordained deacon by Archbishop Andrew Lindley and priest by Bishop George Booty. He served as overseer of Missionary Efforts and led the apostolate of catechesis to Singles and Marrieds in the Province of Scotland. He was consecrated bishop by Patriarch Adrian Trimlett-Glover and appointed Primate in 2014.

Archbishop - Northern Hemisphere

Archbishop Raphael Fagbohun was born and educated in Nigeria. Formally a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ekiti, now serves as Chaplain to the Nigerian Police Department in Abuja. He holds the rank of Assistant Superintendent. He was consecrated bishop by Archbishop Andrew Hall in 2016 and appointed Archbishop in 2017.

Archbishop - Southern Hemisphere

Archbishop Rima Tamaiparea-Puki is from Aotearoa-New Zealand. Ordained to the Minor Orders by Fr Melchior Pryor in 2012; subdeacon by Archbishop Paul Zimmerman in 2012, deacon by Patriarch Ian Adrian and priest by Archbishop Zimmerman in 2013. He was consecrated bishop by Patriarch Adrian in 2016 and is the youngest member of the College. Appointed Archbishop in 2019.

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