John Flack

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John Flack
Director, Anglican Centre in Rome & Archbishop's Representative to the Holy See
Church Church of England
In office 2003–2008 (retired)
Predecessor Richard Garrard
Successor David Richardson
Other posts Priest-in-charge, Nassington with Yarwell and Woodnewton with Apethorpe (2008–present)
Honorary assistant bishop in Peterborough (2003–present)
Bishop of Huntingdon (1997–2003)
Archdeacon of Pontefract (1992–1997)
Ordination 1966 (deacon); 1967 (priest)
Consecration 8 January 1997[1]
Personal details
Born (1942-05-30) 30 May 1942 (age 75)
Denomination Anglican
Parents Edwin & Joan
Spouse Julia Slaughter (m. 1968)
Children 1 son; 1 daughter
Alma mater University of Leeds

John Robert Flack (born 30 May 1942) is an English Anglican bishop. He is a former Bishop of Huntingdon.

Flack was educated at Leeds University and the College of the Resurrection at Mirfield,[2] he was ordained in 1967. After curacies at Armley and Northampton he was Vicar of St James Chapelthorpe[3] from 1972 to 1981. From here he rose steadily in the church's hierarchy, being successively Team Rector of Brighouse, Rural Dean of Elland and Archdeacon of Pontefract before his ordination to the episcopate.[4] He was subsequently Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome[5] until retirement in 2008.[6]

Flack is now an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Peterborough.[7]


  1. ^ Diocese in Europe prayer diary, January 2014 (Accessed 22 April 2014)
  2. ^ ‘FLACK, Rt Rev. John Robert’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 4 July 2012
  3. ^ Parish history
  4. ^ Debrett's People of Today London, Debrett's, 2008 ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
  5. ^ Centre website
  6. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory2008/2009 (100th edition), Church House Publishing (ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0)
  7. ^ Diocese of Peterborough — Bishop John Archived 2011-02-21 at the Wayback Machine.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Gordon Roe
Bishop of Huntingdon
Succeeded by
John Inge
Preceded by
Richard Garrard
Director, Anglican Centre in Rome &
Archbishop's Representative to the Holy See

Succeeded by
David Richardson