Appointment of the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton (England)
The Pope appointed Bishop of Arundel and Brighton (England) Msgr. Charles Phillip Richard Moth, until now Bishop Military Ordinary for Britain.
Msgr. Charles Phillip Richard Moth
Msgr. Charles Phillip Richard Moth was born on July 8, 1958 in Chingola (Zambia). He completed his primary and secondary education in Catholic schools in Kent. He received priestly formation at the seminary St. John's in Wonersh, Surrey, and St. Paul at the University of Ottawa, he obtained a licentiate in canon law and the Master.
Or was ordained July 3, 1982 for the Archdiocese of Southwark.
Later he held the following ministries: Assistant pastor, Judge of the Metropolitan Court of First Instance of Southwark, Chaplain "part time" of the Army Medical Corps in Kennington, private secretary Archbishop Mons. Michael Bower, Master of Ceremonies, Director of 'Vocations Office and Vice-Chancellor, President of the Metropolitan Court of Second Instance of Southwark.
In 2001 he was appointed Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Southwark and Prelate of Honor; in 2003 Parish Administrator of Holy Cross , Plumsteas; in 2006 Parish Administrator of St. Joseph's , St. Mary's , Cray.
July 25, 2009 he was elected Bishop Military Ordinary for Britain, receiving episcopal consecration September 29, 2009.