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Diocesan News

The latest news from across the Diocese of Durham. 

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Pulse event a huge success

First published on: 8th April 2022

We had a great night at the Cathedral on Sunday 3 April for the Pulse


Andrew Tremlett to be the next Dean of St Paul’s

First published on: 30th March 2022

Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett, currently Dean of Durham, as the new Dean of St Paul’s.


Durham Diocese marks National Day of Reflection

First published on: 29th March 2022

Messages and photos were placed at ‘walls of reflections’ across the nation last week as the Church of England acknowledged the second anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdown


People of Ryhope Raise over £1000 for children in Ukraine

First published on: 25th March 2022

On Saturday 19 March 2022, over 60 people gathered at St Paul’s Church, Ryhope, to raise money for children in Ukraine


United in Prayer for Ukraine

First published on: 25th March 2022

On 3rd April 2022, Christian Aid is inviting churches across Britain and Ireland to join together in an act of witness to pray and light candles for Ukraine, for an end to the conflict and for all those affected by the terrible impact of war.


Durham Growing Young Leaders course draws to a close

First published on: 15th March 2022

The 2022 Growing Young Leaders cohort celebrated one of their final events last weekend, with a short residential at Cuthbert House


Durham Cathedral has historic monument extended

First published on: 8th March 2022

Durham Cathedral has extended an important stone monument which lists all Bishops of Durham, Priors of the Durham Monastery and Deans of the Cathedral since 995


Sunderland church stars in BBC One programme

First published on: 3rd March 2022

Sunderland Minster is to feature in a special episode of Songs of Praise this weekend, titled ‘Sunderland’s Sacred Glass


Durham Diocese responds to Ukraine

First published on: 3rd March 2022

Churches across the diocese have been praying and raising funds in aid of the people of Ukraine


#LiveLent resources

First published on: 1st March 2022

The national Church has released a wealth of resources for this year’s Live Lent theme ‘Embracing Justice’


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