New bishop: "Nervous, surprised and delighted"

The new Roman Catholic Bishop of East Anglia says he's nervous, surprised and delighted. Credit: Diocese of East Anglia

The new Roman Catholic Bishop of East Anglia Alan Hopes says he's nervous, surprised and delighted.

He said: "May I say how nervous I am. I have never been put in this position before! I never expected the post and it came as a great surprise.

"However, I am really delighted."