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Tony Burton (bishop)

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Diocese  Saskatchewan
Name  Tony Burton
Predecessor  Thomas Oliver Morgan
Term ended  2008
Installed  1993

Tony Burton (bishop) Tony Burton
Province  Anglican Church of Canada
See  St. Alban's Cathedral, Prince Albert

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Anthony John "Tony" Burton (born 1959) is an Anglican bishop. He was formerly the Bishop of Saskatchewan in the Anglican Church of Canada. He has been the rector of the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, Texas, from 2008.

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Burton was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was educated at Trinity College at the University of Toronto; Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford.

Burton was ordained in the Diocese of Nova Scotia in 1987, where he served in two parishes on Cape Breton Island. In 1991 he moved to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, where he served as Dean of Saskatchewan and Rector of St. Alban’s Cathedral before being elected as bishop of the Diocese of Saskatchewan in 1993. At the time of his election Burton was the youngest bishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion and the youngest Canadian bishop of the 20th century. He spent a term as the chair of the Council of the North and also served as a co-chair of the Canadian Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue, as the Episcopal Visitor to the South American Mission Society, and as patron or officer of a variety of institutions, societies, and organizations. He was a member of the Council of General Synod (the executive committee of General Synod) and of the council's planning committee.

Since 2008 Burton has been the rector of the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, Texas. He is also the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Elliott House of Studies, a visitor of Ralston College, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Communion Partner Rectors.


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