The next Bishop of Durham has been announced. He's the right reverend Paul Butler and he will move from his post as Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham in the new year.
Paul Butler replaces Justin Welby who left to become the Archbishop of Canterbury earlier this year. He's been visiting the region and was welcomed at Durham Cathedral from where gave his only live television interview to ITV News Tyne Tees.
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