Christopher Budd (bishop)

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The Right Reverend
Christopher Budd
Bishop emeritus of Plymouth
Province Southwark
Diocese Plymouth
Appointed 19 November 1985
Installed 15 January 1986
Term ended 09 November 2013
Predecessor Cyril Edward Restieaux
Successor Mark O'Toole
Ordination 8 July 1962
Consecration 15 January 1986
by Cyril Edward Restieaux
Personal details
Birth name Hugh Christopher Budd
Born (1937-05-27) 27 May 1937 (age 80)
Romford, Essex, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Denomination Roman Catholic

Hugh Christopher Budd (usually known as Christopher Budd; b. 27 May 1937) is a British Roman Catholic prelate and the 8th Bishop of Plymouth.[1][2]

Born in Romford, Essex, United Kingdom, he was ordained a priest on 8 July 1962 before being elevated to the episcopacy as Bishop of Plymouth on 19 November 1985.[1]

His successor, Mark O'Toole, was appointed on 9 November 2013 by Pope Francis.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Hugh Christopher Budd". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2009-06-20. [self-published source]
  2. ^ "Hugh Christopher Budd". Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth. Retrieved 2009-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Pope Francis appoints new English bishop". Catholic Herald. UK. 9 November 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2013. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Cyril Edward Restieaux
Bishop of Plymouth
Succeeded by
Mark O'Toole

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