Reformed Liberal Catholic Church
The Reformed Liberal Catholic Church (RLCC) in the United Kingdom is a Liberal Catholic jurisdiction under the leadership of Bishop Richard Palmer. The church was founded by mandate in May 1999 and is officially known as the Reformed Liberal Catholic Church (Old Catholic). The RLCC does not emphasise theosophy, vegetarianism nor belief in masters as it holds that individuals have the right to choose whether to subscribe to these beliefs and practices.
Palmer was consecrated to the episcopate in the "conservative" wing in 1997 and subsequently consecrated Elizabeth Stuart of the University of Winchester as a bishop in the Open Episcopal Church on 10 April 2003 at the chapel of Royal Holloway, Egham, assisted by Bishop Jonathan Blake and Bishop Michael Wilson. Stuart has since left the Open Episcopal Church and has been appointed the regionary bishop for the British Province of the Liberal Catholic Church International.
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