Michael Burrows (bishop)

Michael Burrows (bishop)

The Right Reverend Michael Andrew James Burrows M.A., M.Litt., Prof.Dip.Th.Mayes. (born circa 1961) is a bishop in the Church of Ireland.

Life

Bishop Burrows is the son of a Church of Ireland clergyman. He was educated at Wesley College, Dublin and Trinity College, Dublin. He became Bishop of Cashel and Ossory in the Church of Ireland in 2006. He had previously been Dean of Cork at the Cathedral Church of St Fin Barre since 2002.[1][2] He is described as liberal[3] and a supporter of same-sex unions.[4]

He replaced the Right Reverend Peter Barrett, who resigned as bishop following the breakdown of his marriage.[5]

He is married and has four children. He was ordained as a priest in 1988.[6]

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