Canadian priest confirmed as bishop of Southeast Mexico

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Julio Cesar Martin

The National Synod of the Mexican Anglican Church has given consent for the consecration of Rev. Julio C. Martin who on March 15 this year was elected to be coadjutor bishop of Southeast Mexico.

Rev. Martin, 54, is a Mexican born priest who has been a clergy of the Anglican Church of Canada for the last ten years.

Ordained in 1990, Rev. Martin has worked in parishes in Canada and Mexico. He has studies in archaeology and theology in Mexico and Canada and is author of several articles and a book on Anglican theology.

Being a polyglot he intends to lead services in some of the indigenous languages of Southeast Mexico with the aid of the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Married and with one child, he is currently rector in North Sydney Nova Scotia.