Waikato elects its first Anglican woman bishop

The Rev Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, a former religious advisor to the BBC, has been elected as the Waikato’s seventh Anglican bishop after her predecessor David Moxon headed to Rome as the Anglican Communion’s ambassador to the Vatican.

Mrs Hartley, 40, was nominated by several Hamilton based Anglicans after spending 18 months teaching at the theological college after previously completing a four month study placement here where she finished her book Making Sense of the Bible. Continue reading

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