Church in Wales

The Church in Wales (Welsh Eglwys yng Nghymru; Church in Wales ) is a member church of the Anglican Communion and is divided into six dioceses, the Archbishop of Wales headed by a primate, with which, however, unlike in England no specific bishopric is connected. It counts about 120,000 believers.

1920 explained by the British Parliament for the self and its status as the state church stripped - hence the present name Church in Wales instead Church of Wales - she was until then the Primate of Canterbury. There currently wearing Barry Morgan, the Bishop of Llandaff, the title of Archbishop of Wales and, together with the other bishops synod, which is the highest court of this country church. The Church in Wales is characterized by belonging to the High Church Anglo - Catholicism.

The Church in Wales is a member of the Porvoo Communion and has agreed with these churches full communion.

Archbishops of Wales

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