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New Bishop of Monmouth on 'wonderful news'

The new Bishop of Monmouth is to be Richard Pain, the Archdeacon of Monmouth, it has been announced.

The election follows the retirement in June of Dominic Walker, who served as Bishop of Monmouth for 10 years.

The bishop-elect told Gareth Lewis on BBC Radio Wales he is in favour of women bishops and wants to make the church more relevant for society.

  • 23 Jul 2013