Roger J. White

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The Right Reverend Roger John White (January 31, 1941 – August 27, 2012) was the tenth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee.[1]

White was ordained as a priest in the Church of England in 1967. His ministry in the Episcopal Church USA began in 1969. In the 1990s, he articulated a conservative position in the global debate on homosexuality in the Anglican Communion.

White was consecrated on September 8, 1984 and served as coadjutor bishop in 1984 and 1985; White was diocesan bishop from 1985 to 2003.


  • With Richard Kew, New millennium, new church: trends shaping the Episcopal Church for the twenty-first century, 1992 ISBN 978-1-56101-062-2.
  • With Richard Kew, Venturing into the new millenium: Charting a new course for the Episcopal Church in the 21st century, 1994.


  1. ^ August 29, 2012 (1941-01-01). "Former Diocese of Milwaukee Bishop Roger J. White dies at 71". Retrieved 2012-08-30.