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Richard Cutts

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Richard Stanley Cutts was the Anglican Bishop of Argentina and Eastern South America. He acted as Episcopal Commissary for the Falkland Islands, on behalf of the Archbishop of Canterbury, from 1978 until the outbreak of the Falklands War when Episcopal oversight was transferred to the Bishop to the Forces. Cutts was born in 1919 and died in 1997. Born in Argentina, and fluent in Spanish as well as English,French, and several African languages, Cutts was educated at Felsted School in Essex, England. He graduated from Kings College London in 1947, being associated with Warminster. He was ordained deacon in 1951 and priest in 1952 at Guildford Cathedral while serving as curate at Godalming, 1951-1956. In 1956, Cutts went to Zululand, South Africa, serving in the missionary district of Etalaneni, Nkandhla, appointed as Director of Missions there from 1957 to 1963, then at Kambula Mission, also in Zululand, from 1963 to 1965. In the latter year he transferred to the western interior of South Africa, the Northern Cape, to take up an appointment as Director of Missions and Rector of St Mary’s, Kuruman, Diocese of Kimberley and Kuruman. In 1970 to 1971 Cutts served as Archdeacon of  ( Wikipedia article )

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Richard Stanley Cutts
Date of birth
1922

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