10 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles Phillip Richard Moth

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  1. Charles Phillip Richard Moth was born in 1958 in Chingola, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), and immigrated to the United Kingdom at the age of two
  2. He is a British Catholic prelate
  3. Since May 2015, he has served as the Bishop of Arundel and Brighton
  4. He was educated at The Judd School in Tonbridge, Kent
  5. Charles trained for the priesthood at St John’s Seminary, Wonersh
  6. Moth was ordained to the priesthood (Catholic Church) on 3 July 1982
  7. He served as Curate at St Bede’s, Clapham Park and as a judge at the Southwark Metropolitan Tribunal before being sent to do further study in Ottawa, gaining a Licentiate and then a Master’s in Canon Law
  8. In July 2009, Moth was appointed Bishop of the Forces by Pope Benedict XVI
  9. He stepped down as Vicar General of Southwark and was succeeded by Mgr. Matthew Dickens in September 2009
  10. On 21 March 2015, Moth was announced as the next Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, having been appointed by Pope Francis