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The Rt Rev The Lord Bishop of Salford

Full Title: The Rt Rev The Lord Bishop of Salford
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 29.6.2010
Call Date: 29.7.1976

After being Called to the Bar, John entered the Institute of Charity as a novice in 1976 and transferred to the Diocese of Westminster in 1981, being ordained priest in 1983.  He received a doctorate in Canon Law from the Gregorian University, Rome, in 1985.  He was appointed to Westminster Cathedral where he became Sub-Administrator, before being appointed as Parish Priest in Enfield.  He became Vicar General and Chancellor of the Diocese in 2001, Moderator of the Curia in 2004 and ordained auxiliary bishop in Westminster in 2006.  Among his responsibilities is a role as Trustee of Cafod, for overseas development.