New Bishop of Durham

The new Bishop of Durham has been inaugurated at Durham Cathedral. The Right Reverend Paul Butler becomes the 74th Bishop of Durham.

New bishop promises to 'listen and learn'

The new Bishop of Durham says he plans to listen and learn in his first weeks and months in the role.

The Right Reverend Paul Butler was enthroned as the seventy fourth Bishop of Durham at a ceremony in the city's cathedral yesterday.

In his sermon, Bishop Paul repeated his aim to tackle what he called the 'scourge of poverty'.

He says another priority is to discover more about the North East and its people.

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New Bishop: Full interview

The new Bishop of Durham has arrived in the region ahead of his inauguration service in Durham Cathedral tomorrow.

The Right Reverend Paul Butler has received a traditional welcome to the diocese today.

But he's already made waves this week by suggesting that government reforms aren't helping those in need.

Watch Frances Read's report.