Bishop Mark Tanner




The Bishop of Chester

Bishop Mark Tanner is now the Bishop of Chester. His election as the diocesan bishop was confirmed in a legal ceremony broadcast entirely online on 15 July. You can watch it again on our YouTube channel. Following this, he was invited to take part in a  short interview with BBC Merseyside. You can hear what he said here

The Bishop of Chester’s Staff Meeting gathered at Chester Cathedral today (suitably socially distanced) for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown, along with Bishop Mark Tanner whose election as Bishop of Chester was confirmed last week. This marks a step in Bishop Mark now beginning to pick up his new responsibilities.