Dominic Walker (bishop)
|Bishop of Monmouth|
|Diocese||Diocese of Monmouth|
|Other posts||Area Bishop of Reading (1997–2002)|
|Birth name||Dominic Edward William Murray Walker|
|Born||28 June 1948|
|Alma mater||King's College London
Heythrop College, London.
Dominic Edward William Murray Walker, OGS, DL (born 28 June 1948) is a retired Anglican bishop. He was the Bishop of Reading, an area bishop, from 1997 to 2002 and Bishop of Monmouth from 2003 to 2013.
Walker was ordained priest in 1972. He began his ministry with a curacy at St Faith's Southwark after which he was domestic chaplain to the Bishop of Southwark, Rector of Newington St Mary, Vicar of Brighton Team Rector of St Peter, St Nicholas & the Chapel Royal Brighton and Rural Dean of Brighton. Canon & Prebendary of Chichester Cathedral.
He was appointed area Bishop of Reading in 1997. He then became Bishop of Monmouth in the Church in Wales in 2003, succeeding the Rowan Williams, who moved to the Church of England to become Archbishop of Canterbury.
His last episcopal seat was held at Newport Cathedral. At the end of 2012, it was announced that Walker was due to retire, and he did so on 30 June 2013. In retirement, he maintains his ties with church as an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon.
- BBC Wales story
- Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
- "Dominic Edward William Murray WALKER". People of Today. Debrett's. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
- Church information
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009 Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
- "Bishop to retire in June 2013". Church in Wales. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
|Church of England titles|
|Bishop of Reading
|Church in Wales titles|
|Bishop of Monmouth
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