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Bishop Nazir–Ali

Bishop Michael Nazir–Ali was the 106th Bishop of Rochester, for 15 years, until 1 September 2009. He is originally from Asia and was the first non–white Diocesan Bishop in the Church of England. 

He was appointed in 1994. Before that he was the General Secretary of CMS from 1989–1994 and prior to holding this position was Bishop of Raiwind in Pakistan. He holds both British and Pakistani citizenship and from 1999 was a member of the House of Lords where he was active in a number of areas of national and international concern. He has both a Christian and a Muslim family background and is now President of the Oxford Centre for Training, Research, Advocacy and Dialogue (OXTRAD). He is the author of eleven books and of numerous articles on Mission, Ecumenism, the Anglican Communion, and relations with people of other faiths (particularly Islam).

From the Archive

Our 80th Anniversary launch night saw us welcome the African Children’s Choir.
2016

Wednesday 11 May 2016

Our 80th Anniversary launch night saw us welcome the African Children’s Choir.

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Canon Andrew White “the Bishop of Baghad” spoke about the great work in Iraq.
2012

Saturday 01 September 2012

Canon Andrew White “the Bishop of Baghad” spoke about the great work in Iraq.

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We celebrated 75 years of the Convention with our opening night in the Waterfront Hall
2011

Saturday 20 August 2011

We celebrated 75 years of the Convention with our opening night in the Waterfront Hall

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