The new Bishop of Stockport, Rev Libby Lane, will become the first woman to take the office in the Church of England today.
There will be a special consecration ceremony for Rev Lane at York minster.
Her appointment was announced just one month after Anglican leaders voted in favour of women Bishops.
It is an unexpected joy...it's a remarkable day for me and I realise an historic day for the church."
- Click here to read more about Rev Libby Lane's nomination to become Bishop of Stockport.
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