David Young (bishop), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


David Young (bishop)

Bishop of Ripon; British Anglican bishop

Date of Birth: 02-Sep-1931

Place of Birth: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 10-Aug-2008

Profession: priest, politician

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About David Young (bishop)

  • David Nigel de Lorentz Young (2 September 1931 – 10 August 2008) was the last Bishop of Ripon before the diocese became Ripon and Leeds.
  • At his appointment at the age of 46 he was the youngest diocesan bishop of the Church of England.He was a supporter of women priests, but opposed to active homosexual priests and same-sex marriages.
  • He had special knowledge of Eastern religions (especially Buddhism) and languages, which he used in his interfaith work, and was particularly concerned with education.

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