Chaplain to the UK’s House of Commons, Rose Hudson-Wilkin, named bishop of Dover

Posted Jun 28, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A London-based Jamaican-born Anglican priest who serves as chaplain to members of the UK’s Parliament alongside her duties as priest in charge of St Mary-at-Hill near Monument in the City of London, has June 28 been named as the next bishop of Dover. The bishopric is an unusual one: it is a suffragan see in the Diocese of Canterbury, but the bishop effectively runs the diocese, allowing the archbishop to spend more time on his primatial duties for the Church of England and his role as primus inter pares in the Anglican Communion. Canon Rose Hudson-Wilkin will take up her new role in November, after being consecrated in London’s St Paul’s Cathedral.

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