Diocese of Toronto elects first ‘openly gay, partnered’ suffragan bishop

Posted on September 21, 2016 
Filed under Anglican Church of Canada

kevin-robertson-torontoNews from the Anglican Church of Canada’s Diocese of Toronto –

After many hours of prayerful consideration, the Rev. Riscylla Walsh Shaw, the Rev. Canon Kevin Robertson and the Rev. Canon Jenny Andison were elected suffragan bishops in the Diocese of Toronto at St. Paul, Bloor Street on Sept. 17.

[Bishop-elect Robertson said after the election], ‘It’s no secret that I’m the first openly gay, partnered bishop-elect in the diocese and perhaps in the Canadian church as well…”

Report and video from the Diocese of Toronto.