Very Revd Vivienne Faull announced as next Bishop of Bristol

May 15, 2018 by

from Diocese of Bristol website:

Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Very Revd Vivienne Faull, currently Dean of York, as the 57th Bishop of Bristol.

Speaking at the Barton Hill Settlement in Bristol following the announcement, Viv said: “This is where my family comes from, and so coming here feels like I am returning home.

“It was 24 years ago that Bristol was the first diocese to ordain women as priests, and I want the Diocese to continue to show that pioneering courage.

“I look forward to leading a church that shows the love of Christ to everyone, whoever they are.”

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See also: “I would have ‘no problem’ with blessings for gay marriages”: John Bingham reports on an interview with Vivienne Faull in 2014


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