Episcopal News Service
Adapted from the Office of Public Affairs
The Ven. Carl Wright, a priest for 25 years, has been elected Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Services and Federal Ministries. The House of Bishops elected Wright on the second ballot Sept. 20.
Wright is archdeacon for deployment and pastoral care in the Diocese of Maryland and rector of St. Andrew’s Church in Pasadena. He has served as deputy command chaplain for the Air Force Global Strike Command at Barksdale AFB in Louisiana. Commissioned an Air Force chaplain in August 1993, Lt. Col. Wright is an associate member of the Order of the Holy Cross.
With an office based in Washington, the Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Services and Federal Ministries is a member of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s staff.