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First female bishop is being consecrated

The Church of England is consecrating its first female bishop at a ceremony at York Minster.

The Reverend Libby Lane, 48, is being ordained as the new Bishop of Stockport.

The two-hour service will be led by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.

He and other bishops will lay their hands on Mrs Lane and pray.

  • 26 Jan 2015