Diocesan press releases

Applause as appointment of Bishop of Llandaff confirmed

The bishops of the Church in Wales have met in “Sacred Synod” to confirm the appointment of the new Bishop of Llandaff.

June Osborne, who has served as Dean of Salisbury for the past 13 years, was chosen as the 72nd Bishop of Llandaff, with her election confirmed at the Sacred Synod which took place during tonight’s evensong service at Brecon Cathedral.

The confirmation was greeted by applause and the new Bishop of Llandaff will be consecrated at Brecon Cathedral tomorrow. She will be enthroned at Llandaff Cathedral on July 22

Photograph: Angela Hewitt

Photograph: Angela Hewitt