Bishop-emeritus Edward Robert Adams

Personal Coat-of-Arms of Bishop Edward R. Adams

Diocese of Oudtshoorn
Bisdom Oudtshoorn

Patron: The Immaculate Heart of Mary
Patroon: Die Onbevlekte Hart van Maria

Suffragan Diocese of the Province of Cape Town – Republic of South Africa
Suffragane Bisdom van die Provinsie Kaapstad – Republiek van Suid-Afrika

Lord Bishop Edward Robert Adams, Bishop of Oudtshoorn

Right Reverend Edward Robert Adams D.D.
Bishop-emeritus of Oudtshoorn.

Born on 24 May 1934.

Seminary studies at Urban College
"de Propaganda Fide", Rome.

Ordained a priest on 06 January 1966.

Consecrated as Bishop of Oudtshoorn on 16 July 1983.

In conformity with canon 401§ 1 of the Code of Canon Law,
the Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI accepted on Friday 28 May 2010,
the resignation from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Oudtshoorn,
submitted by Bishop Adams, who has reached the canonical retirement age of 75.

Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession 

Bishop-emeritus Edward Robert Adams' Coat-of-Arms

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