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New Bishop of Durham officially takes up his role

The Inauguration of the Ministry of the Right Reverend Paul Roger Butler as the Bishop of Durham at Durham Cathedral - Rt Rev Paul Butler arrives at the closed door of Durham Cathedral.

The Inauguration of the Ministry of the Right Reverend Paul Roger Butler as the Bishop of Durham at Durham Cathedral - Rt Rev Paul Butler arrives at the closed door of Durham Cathedral.

A NEW Bishop of Durham has been enthroned at Durham Cathedral

Bishop Paul Butler became the fourth most senior cleric in the Church of England following Saturday’s service, which carries an automatic seat in the House of Lords.

Durham has been without a diocesan bishop for several months after the previous holder, Archbishop Justin Welby, was called to lead the Church of England.

Bishop Butler has already made it clear that he plans to use the position to highlight the issue of poverty.

Full story in Monday’s Echo

 
 
 

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