UPDATED: Bishop of London: Sarah Mullally

Dec 18, 2017 by

The Queen has approved the nomination of the Right Reverend Sarah Elisabeth Mullally, DBE, MA, BSc, MSC, DSc(Hons), RGN, Suffragan Bishop of Crediton in the Diocese of Exeter for election as Bishop of London in succession to the Right Reverend and Right Honourable Richard John Carew Chartres, KCVO, PC, on his resignation on the 28 February 2018.

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The Right Reverend Sarah Mullally, DBE, (aged 55) studied first at South Bank University for her BSc followed by a MSc and then at Heythrop College, University of London where she got her MA. She was awarded Honorary Doctorates of Science from Bournemouth University, (2004), University of Wolverhampton (2004) and University of Hertfordshire (2005) and was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in 2005 for her contribution to nursing and midwifery.

She is a late ordinand who before ordination was Chief Nursing Officer in the Department of Health. She trained for the ministry at the South East Institute for Theologian Education and served her first curacy at Battersea Fields in Southwark Diocese from 2001 to 2006. From 2006 to 2012 she was Team Rector at Sutton in Southwark Diocese. From 2012 to 2015 she was Canon Residentiary and Canon Treasurer at Salisbury Cathedral before taking up her current role in 2015 as Suffragan Bishop of Crediton in the Diocese of Exeter.

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Read also: Message to the Diocese from Bishop Sarah – the next Bishop of London

New Bishop of London Sarah Mullally reaches out to conservatives over sexuality and gender, by James MacIntyre, Christian Today

Tweet from St Helen’s Bishopsgate: “We offer Bishop Sarah our congratulations and assure her of her prayers as she takes up the significant role as Bishop of London. The Church of England is committed to ‘mutual flourishing’. We look forward to Bishop Sarah working for this within the Diocese of London.”

Nomination of the next Bishop of London from Forward in Faith

Who is Sarah Mullally, the new Bishop of London? by Mark Woods, Christian Today

Church of England appoints first female bishop of London, Telegraph

Will the new Bishop of London call sin ‘sin’? from Christian Concern

“Late ordinand” Sarah Mullally to be next Bishop of London by Archbishop Cranmer

Sarah Mullally appointed bishop of London, Guardian

Archbishop’s statement on the new Bishop of London

New Bishop of London Sarah Mullally reaches out to conservatives over sexuality and gender, Christian Today

The new Bishop of London is a far cry from her predecessor by Melanie McDonagh, Spectator

Divisions exposed as Sarah Mullally is first woman named Bishop of London by Kaya Burgess, The Times (£)

Bishop of Maidstone responds

Bishop-elect’s radio interview struggle reveals church’s unresolved dilemmas, by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream

Sarah Mullally, like Justin Welby, is no theologian. The CofE is losing its nerve by Paul Richardson, Christian Today

New Bishop of London stay silent on gay rights by Steve Doughty, Mailonline

The new Bishop of London is comically evasive on the issue of gay marriage by Theo Hobson, Spectator

London flubs first broadcast outing by George Conger, Anglican Ink

WATCH Press release at the announcement of the 133rd Bishop of London

A letter of congratulations to the new appointee to the See of Canterbury from a leading Evangelical (1860) [satire on the fulsome welcome from some conservative evangelicals] by Melvin Tinker, VOL

‘Is the new Bishop of London any good?’ by Ian Paul, Psephizo

Need for a truthful answer from Reform by Julian Mann, Virtueonline

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