For this month's Around The House, the new Bishop of Durham talks about combining his spiritual and political roles.
The Rt Rev Paul Butler says he has been inspired by the ethos of self-help among communities in East Africa.
He told Helen Ford that he hopes to play his part in reviving community life in the North East.
Watch his full interview here:
The next edition of Around The House is on Thursday 3 April at 11.35pm
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