HAVANA, CUBA—Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, officiated at a joyous ceremony consecrating two new suffragan bishops of the Cuban Episcopal Church on June 10.
More than a dozen bishops from Europe and from North and South America, including U.S. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, attended the consecration of Archdeacon Ulises Aguero and Canon Nerva Cot, who became the first woman Anglican Bishop in Latin America at Havana’s Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.
The Suffragan Bishops will assist diocesan Bishop Miguel Tamayo who serves half time as Bishop of Cuba and half time as Bishop of Uruguay.
The cathedral was overflowing on a sweltering day for the consecration.
The two new bishops were appointed last February by the Metropolitan Council which the Canadian Primate chairs. The other members of the Council are Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori and Archbishop Drexel Gomez of the West Indies.
For a full report on the consecration, see Cuban Episcopalians welcome new bishops suffragan from the Episcopal News Service
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