The Rt. Rev. R. William Franklin
Bishop Franklin is Assisting Bishop of LongIsland. He was Bishop of the Diocese of Western New York from 2011 – April 2019; and previously served at St. Mark's Church, Philadelphia; at St. Paul's Within the Walls in Rome, for five years; as Associate Director of the American Academy in Rome; and Associate Priest of the Anglican Centre in Rome.
Earlier, he served as Dean of Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, as a professor at the General Theological Seminary in New York and at St. John's University in Minnesota.
He holds a BA from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Church History from Harvard.