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Bishop uses 'Takeover Day' to welcome women bishops

It's the Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day which gives children and young people the chance to work with adults for the day and be involved in decision-making.

Rt Revd John Inge has got involved and is being joined on visits across Redditch & Worcester by Orianna Colthurst.

Speaking about the special occasion, Bishop John said: "We have a long tradition of 'boy bishops' in the Church of England and it seems particularly appropriate this year that we are welcoming our first 'girl bishop'.

"I'm looking forward to working with Orianna for the day and gaining a different perspective on the projects that we'll visit. I'm sure it'll be enjoyable and informative for both of us."

Orianna said: "I am looking forward to being a bishop for the day and finding out what is involved in the role. I hope that I can give some different opinions on the places that we'll visit and help ensure that children's voices are heard."

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