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Archbishop welcomes appointment of new Bishop of Fulham

Bishop Jonathan Baker and Archbishop Rowan Williams

Wednesday 31st October 2012

This morning Number 10 Downing Street announced that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Baker, Bishop of Ebbsfleet, to be the Suffragan Bishop of Fulham in the Diocese of London.

Welcoming the nomination Archbishop Rowan Williams said, ‘Bishop Jonathan Baker has served with great care and dedication as Bishop of Ebbsfleet, and I – along with all the priests and lay people he has ministered to in the last eighteen months – am very grateful to him for his work in this role and his service to the Church of England more widely. I wish him every blessing in his ministry among the parishes of the See of Fulham.’

A process of consultation to identify Bishop Baker's successor as Bishop of Ebbsfleet will begin within the next few weeks, which will be completed by the next Archbishop.



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