Rose Hudson-Wilkin named as next Bishop of Dover


The Queen has approved the appointment of the Revd Preb Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons and Priest in Charge of St Mary-at-Hill, London, as the next Bishop of Dover, Downing Street has announced.

The new bishop was introduced to the Diocese by the Archbishop of Canterbury at a visit to St George’s School in Broadstairs.

She said: "I am excited to have been called to be the next bishop of Dover in the Diocese of Canterbury with its long history of Christian witness.

"I am looking forward to journeying with the people of Kent, celebrating the good work that is already happening there and working together with its religious and secular leaders to ensure that the good news of hope, love and justice remains at the heart of our changed lives together."  

For full details read the release from the Diocese of Canterbury.

Next Bishop of Dover announced