It has been confirmed by Downing Street that the next Bishop of Durham Designate is The Rt Revd Paul Butler.
Currently Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, Bishop Paul was installed at Southwell Minster in 2010. He was consecrated at Southwark Cathedral in 2004 and served as Bishop of Southampton until his move to Southwell.
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