New dean for Kenya

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The Bishop of Meru has been elected Provincial Dean of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK).  Meeting at All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi on 25-26 Sept 2019, the biennial meeting of the Kenyan synod elected the Rt. Rev. Charles Mwendwa in succession to the Rt. Rev. Joseph Wasonga. Bishop Wasonga retired on 1 Sept 2019, creating a vacancy for the number two spot in the church. According to the provincial website the Provincial Dean “is a sitting Bishop Elected by the Standing Committee of the Provincial Synod from a list of Bishops recommended by the House of Bishops. He acts as the Archbishop when he is Absent From the Church or is Incapacitated by illness or any other cause from carrying out his duties.”