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The latest news from across the Diocese of Durham. 

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Students at Ian Ramsey CE Academy observe Holocaust Memorial Day

First published on: 11th February 2022

Not just a number but what you make of your time on earth...

Synod calls for protection for child survivors of trafficking

First published on: 10th February 2022

The General Synod has given unanimous backing to a call for the Government to ensure the protection of child survivors of trafficking after hearing of fears that the Nationality and Borders Bill could leave more children unprotected and at risk

Durham Church hosts Racial Justice Sunday BBC service

First published on: 8th February 2022

A Durham Church has been chosen to host a special service for the four nations in Britain and Ireland, to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

Queen's Accession 70th Anniversary

First published on: 7th February 2022

Sermon given by Bishop Paul to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Queen's Accession

Durham Cathedral to introduce new efficient lighting

First published on: 4th February 2022

Durham Cathedral will welcome a team developing a new lighting scheme to make the building more efficient, reducing carbon emission by employing the latest LED technology

County Durham church receives national recognition

First published on: 27th January 2022

St Andrews has received national acclaim for being one of the 10 best small pilgrimage sites in Britain.

Students decorate stones with messages promoting positive mental health

First published on: 26th January 2022

The stones aim to support people in the Ryhope community

Local church equipped to do more for people in need in Durham city

First published on: 25th January 2022

St Nics is excited to announce its ability to help people in poverty in Durham City in a practical way

Durham Diocese students vow to use their faith to inspire social change

First published on: 24th January 2022

The Diocese of Durham has celebrated students completing its first ever ‘Action Course’, which encourages Christians to use their faith to inspire real social change in their communities.

St Edmund’s Treefest benefits for Scouts and Guides

First published on: 20th January 2022

The 1st Sedgefield Scouting and Guiding groups have each been presented with cheques for £650

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