The ordination for the Rt Rev
Mark Bryant was carried out yesterday by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.
A joint letter, signed by MPs, faith leaders, musicians and campaigners, as well as the Rt Rev
Colin Bennetts, warns that there is still a huge amount of work to be done to end the 1,000 unnecessary deaths caused by armed violence every day.
The Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday hailed the Rt Rev
Dr John Sentamu as 'a caring pastor and an exciting communicator'.
Several other events are also planned, with the centrepiece a service on the anniversary day itself conducted by the Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Rev
The Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Rev
James Jones, presided over yesterday's leavers' service, while his recently consecrated deputy, the Bishop of Warrington Rt Rev
Richard Blackburn, will do the honours today.
THEATRE-loving Bishop of Birmingham the Rt Rev
David Urquhart Bishop has joined the board of a city theatre.
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Martin Wharton was all smiles when he sampled the Bishop's Best, a dark golden wheat beer brewed by Steve Urwin at the High House Farm Brewery, near Matfen in Northumberland.
THE Bishop of Liverpool the Rt Rev
James Jones, is to address a conference on climate change at the Vatican.
The Bishop of Coventry, the Rt Rev
Colin Bennetts, will preach at a service of praise at 3pm tomorrow.
The Bishop of Birmingham the Rt Rev
Dr John Sentamu welcomed the Duchess of Gloucester and a host of dignitaries at a special service to mark the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the Diocese of Birmingham.
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Michael Nazir-Ali, the Bishop of Rochester, has been the target of a smear campaign.
Written by historian Kate Taylor, the book was commissioned by the Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Rev
Stephen Platten, to mark the 125th anniversary of the diocese next year.