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Diocese of North West Australia
Province Province of Western Australia
Bishop David Mulready
Cathedral Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Geraldton
Subdivisions
Parishes 18
Membership
Website http://www.anglicandnwa.org/

The Anglican Diocese of North West Australia is a diocese of the Anglican Church of Australia, it covers an area of Western Australia north of Perth and is geographically, the largest Anglican diocese in Australia and one of the largest geographically, in the world. The cathedral church of the diocese is the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Geraldton. The current Bishop of North West Australia is the Right Reverend David Mulready who was installed in 2004. [1]

HistoryEdit

The Diocese of Perth was established in 1857, but the Diocese of North West Australia was not brought into existence until 1910.[2]

ChurchmanshipEdit

The Diocese of North West Australia is noted for its Evangelical stance, for example no women serve as priests.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. SMH - Shepherd to the great outdoors
  2. Bruce Kaye, A Church without Walls: being Anglican in Australia (Melbourne: Harper Collins, 1995): 43.
  3. Angela Grutzner, The Australian Anglican Directory (Melbourne: Publishing Solutions, 2009): 13.

External linksEdit

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