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Rt Rev. Stephen Wright

A profile of the Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, the Right Reverend Stephen Wright.

Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham

The Reverend Canon Stephen James Lawrence Wright was born in Stafford, in the archdiocese of Birmingham, on 9 October 1970.

After obtaining a degree in law from the University of Leicester (1992) and the legal practice qualification (1993), he completed his studies for preparation for the priesthood, first at Saint Mary’s College, Oscott, Birmingham, and then at the Venerable English College in Rome, where he was awarded a licentiate in theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On 9 September 2000, he was ordained a priest for the archdiocese of Birmingham.

He subsequently held the following offices: parish vicar at Corpus Christi, Stechford, Birmingham (2000-2003); parish priest at Saint Joseph’s Banbury (2003-2007); parish priest at Saint Mary and Modwen, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire (2007-2019); episcopal vicar for Religious (2012-2019).

Bishop Stephen served as Vicar General of the archdiocese of Birmingham from 2019 until his appointment in March 2020.

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