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Cultural “first” appointments highlight diversity of Anglican Communion

The Church of England has selected a Nigerian to be the next Bishop of Woolwich in the Diocese of Southwark, it was announced today.

20 December 2016

Bishop of Newcastle takes seat in House of Lords

The Bishop of Newcastle, Christine Hardman, has this afternoon become the second female bishop in the Church of England to take her seat in the UK’s House of Lords – the upper house of the British Parliament. The ceremony took place the day after her neighbouring bishop secured a Lords' victory over the government on child poverty reporting.

26 January 2016