Barry Morgan

Barry Morgan

The Rt Rev Dr Barry Morgan is the Archbishop of Wales. He was born in 1947 in Neath. He was educated at University College, London and Selwyn College Cambridge and trained for ordained ministry at Westcott House, Cambridge. In 1986, he was awarded a Ph.D. from the University of Wales. Following ordination as a deacon in 1972 and priest in 1973, Barry worked as a curate in the parish of St Andrews Major, w Michaelston-le-Pit, before moving to become Chaplain and Lecturer at St Michael`s College and the University of Wales Cardiff. Subsequent appointments include: Warden of Church Hostel Bangor; Chaplain and Lecturer in Theology, at the University of Wales Bangor; Director of Ordinands and In-service training advisor in the diocese of Bangor; and Rector of Wrexham. In 1986, he was appointed Archdeacon of Meirionnydd and Rector of Criccieth with Treflys. He was elected and consecrated Bishop of Bangor in 1993 and in 1999 was elected Bishop of Llandaff.

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