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The latest news from across the Diocese of Durham. 

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Church cycling challenge reaches Spennymoor

First published on: 1st July 2022

A west Cumbrian man who set himself a fundraising challenge of cycling to every Church of England church dedicated to St Paul has reached Spennymoor


The Reverend Sue Bell RIP

First published on: 24th June 2022

We regret to inform you of the death of the Reverend Sue Bell, former Curate at St Columba’s Darlington.


Durham Cathedral welcomes 2,500 pupils for Y6 leavers services

First published on: 24th June 2022

Durham Cathedral was abuzz with excitement last week as Year 6 students across the North East gathered to celebrate the end of their primary school journey


Book tickets for the consecration of Revd Canon Arun Arora

First published on: 24th June 2022

On Friday 15 July at York Minster, Revd Canon Arun Arora will be consecrated as the next Bishop of Kirkstall


Petertide Ordinations 2022 - Deacons

First published on: 17th June 2022

Congratulations to our 9 ordinands who will become deacons this Petertide.


Petertide Ordinations 2022 - Priests

First published on: 17th June 2022

Congratulations to our 15 ordinands who will become priests this Petertide


Platinum Jubilee celebrations across Durham Diocese

First published on: 8th June 2022

Parishes and churches across the Diocese celebrated in style this year, as the nation commemorated The Queen's Platinum Jubilee


Bishop Paul's Platinum Jubilee Sermon

First published on: 6th June 2022

Bishop Paul's Platinum Jubilee Sermon given at Durham Cathedral on Saturday 4 June 2022


Canon Remi Omole receives special award

First published on: 1st June 2022

Revd Canon Remi Omole, Durham Diocese Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Enabler, recently received a Community Award from the North East of England African Community Association (NEEACA)


Bishop Paul and Bishop Sarah Prayer Walk

First published on: 1st June 2022

A selection of images from this years Bishops' Prayer Walk


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