The Bishop of Southwark ( / ˈsʌðərk / ( listen) SUDH-ərk)  is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Southwark in the Province of Canterbury.   Until 1877, Southwark had been part of the Diocese of Winchester when it was transferred to the Diocese of Rochester.
The Metropolitan See is in Southwark where the archbishop's seat is located at the Metropolitan Cathedral Church of Saint George . The eleventh and current archbishop of Southwark is the Most Reverend John Wilson, who was appointed by the Holy See on 10 June 2019 and was installed at St George's Cathedral, Southwark on 25 July 2019. Contents
Bishop of Southwark Bishop of Southwark may refer to: Anglican Bishop of Southwark, the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Southwark Archbishop of Southwark, the Ordinary of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Bishop of Southwark.
Welcome to the Diocese of Southwark, where we seek to be Christ-centred and outward-focused in all we do and to offer welcome, care and dignity in Christ's name The Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, Bishop of Southwark Learn more about our vision 19 June - 10 July Season of Lay Ministries
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Christopher Thomas James Chessun is a British Anglican bishop. Since 2011, he has been Bishop of Southwark in the Church of England.
Chessun is a twin and was born on 5 August 1956. He was educated at Hampton School, an all-boys independent school in London. He studied modern history at University College, Oxford, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978: as per tradition, his BA was promoted to a Master of Arts degree in 1982. He trained for ordination at Westcott Hous...
Made a deacon at Petertide 1983 by Conrad Meyer, Bishop of Dorchester, at Dorchester Abbey and ordained a priest the following Petertide by Patrick Rodger, Bishop of Oxford, at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, he served curacies at St Michael and All Angels Sandhurst and St Mary's Portsea and was then successively a chaplain at St Paul's Cathedral,...
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Welcome to the Archdiocese of Southwark The Archdiocese of Southwark is a dynamic Roman Catholic community centred around Christ, seeking to help people grow in faith, live in hope and collectively change our world through love.