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Bishop Ric Thorpe

Advisory Council

As Bishop of Islington, Ric is responsible for the London Diocese’s goal of creating 100 new churches by 2020 and is also working nationally to support Dioceses to plant new churches. Before being appointed to Islington, Bishop Ric was the Bishop of London’s Adviser for Church Planting and the Rector of St Paul’s Shadwell. He is married to Louie and they have three children.