The Church of England's first female bishop is being consecrated in a ceremony this morning.
Reverend Libby Lane was named as the Bishop of Stockport in December.
Libby Lane, 48, is being ordained as the new Bishop of Stockport in a service, conducted by the Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, at York Minister.
It comes months after the General Synod formally adopted legislation allowing women bishops.
Speaking at the time her appointment was announced, the mother-of-two hailed the moment as "significant", adding: "I'm the first, but I won't be the only."
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