August 19, 2018

A Nigerian becomes the first black Bishop of Church of England

A Nigerian becomes the first black Bishop of Church of England

The Queen of England has approved the appointment of a Nigerian-born medical doctor as the first black Bishop of the Church of England. The government of the UK’s website said the new Bishop, the Reverend Prebendary Dr Woyin Karowei Dorgu was announced on Tuesday.

The Vicar of St John the Evangelist Upper Holloway, in the Diocese of London, he will take charge of the Suffragan See of Woolwich, in the Diocese of Southwark.

Dorgu is aged 58, a General Practitioner, studied at the London Bible College for his BA, and studied for his ordination at Oak Hill Theological College from 1993 to 1995 and also holds an MA in missiology. Read more

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