Reverend Libby Lane, the new Bishop of Stockport
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Female bishop Libby Lane: 'Grateful for confidence placed in me'

Reverend Libby Lane has made history by becoming the first woman bishop to be appointed by the Church of England.

Her appointment comes a month after the general synod voted to allow women to take the office.

Mrs Lane, a vicar from Cheshire, will become the new Bishop of Stockport.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 17 Dec 2014
  • From the section UK
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