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New man

02 November 2006

The next Dean of Manchester is to be the Revd Rogers Govender, a black South African of Indian descent, it was announced on Monday. Mr Govender, who is presently Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Didsbury, and of St Christopher' s, Withington, in Manchester diocese, was ordained in 1985 in the diocese of Natal and served there for 15 years. He has been in Manchester since 2001. He succeeds the Very Revd Ken Riley.

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