Archbishop Justin welcomes the announcement of the Revd Libby Lane as the new Bishop of Stockport.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, said:
“I am absolutely delighted that Libby has been appointed to succeed Bishop Robert Atwell as Bishop of Stockport. Her Christ-centred life, calmness and clear determination to serve the church and the community make her a wonderful choice.
“She will be bishop in a diocese that has been outstanding in its development of people, and she will make a major contribution. She and her family will be in my prayers during the initial excitement, and the pressures of moving."
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