Clifton Daniel (bishop)
Clifton Daniel, 3rd (or III; called Dan; (born July 4, 1947), Goldsboro, North Carolina) is a bishop in the Episcopal Church. He has served the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina and the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania.
Ordination history of
Daniel attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,graduated in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education. He earned his Master of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. He received honorary Doctor of Divinity degrees from both Virginia Theological Seminary in 1997 and the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee in 1998.
Daniel was ordained to the diaconate in June 1972, and then to the priesthood in April 1973. In 1996 he was elected and consecrated bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina. With the death of B. Sidney Sanders, he became the diocesan bishop on June 5, 1997. He served the diocese until 2013, when he became provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania. After the consecration of Daniel Gutierrez in 2016, Daniel was named interim dean of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.
Daniel was married to Anne William Miller from 1978 to 2017. The couple have three daughters; Margaret Daniel Pickron (husband, Norman Pickron), Elizabeth Daniel Zajac (husband, Jared Zajac), and Charlotte Holloman Daniel.
- The Living Church (archive): East Carolina Elects Bishop Coadjutor (Accessed 13 February 2016)
- "Pennsylvania convention affirms Clifton Daniel as bishop provisional". Episcopal News Service. 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
- "News - Cathedral of Saint John the Divine". www.stjohndivine.org. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
- "Death Notice for Anne Miller Daniel". campaign.r20.constantcontact.com. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
- Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina Website
- Diocesan Images
- Agenda for the 25th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee
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