New bishop for Church in Wales gives House of Bishops equal balance of men and women

By Rachel Farmer
Posted Sep 26, 2019

The archbishop announces the bishop-elect of Monmouth, Cherry Vann, archdeacon of Rochdale. Photo: Church in Wales

[Anglican Communion News Service] One of the first women to be ordained a priest in the Church of England has been elected as the new bishop of Monmouth for the Church in Wales.

Archdeacon Cherry Vann will become the 11th bishop of Monmouth and one of three female bishops in the Church in Wales. It is thought her appointment will make the Church in Wales the first Anglican province to have an equal number of male and female bishops in its House of Bishops.

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