The Archbishop of York, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell confirmed election of the Rt Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley as Bishop of Newcastle during a service at York Minster on Friday 3 February 2023.
Bishop Helen-Ann, who was brought up in the North East, succeeds the Right Reverend Christine Hardman who retired as Bishop of Newcastle in November 2021.
More information on the new Bishop is available here.
On 20 October 2022 the Right Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley embarked on a tour of Newcastle, alongside Acting Bishop of Newcastle the Right Revd Mark Wroe. You can learn more about Bishop Helen-Ann’s tour of Newcastle here, with all photos available here.
All photos from Bishop Helen-Ann's Service of Confirmation at York Minster on 3 February 2023 are available here.