1 Apr 2018
Victoria Matthews is a Canadian Anglican bishop. Since 2008, she had served as Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. Victoria became the first woman ordained bishop in the Anglican Church of Canada in 1994 when she was made a suffragan bishop of the Diocese of Toronto, where she served as the Bishop of Edmonton.
Victoria was the recipient of the North American Theological Fellowship from 1976 to 1979, and completed a Master of Divinity degree at Yale Divinity School and Berkeley Divinity School. She also holds a Master of Theology degree from Trinity College, Toronto.
Victoria announced her resignation last week, and will finish on May 1.