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The latest news from across the Diocese of Durham. 

Contact the Communications Team regarding a news story or press release.  


Maundy Money – recipients in Durham Diocese

First published on: 4th April 2024

There were two recipients from Durham Diocese as Queen Camilla handed out Maundy Money at Worcester Cathedral.

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Bishop Sarah's Easter Sunday Sermon

First published on: 31st March 2024

Read Bishop Sarah's sermon given on Easter Sunday 2024 below: 

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Bishop Sarah's Chrism Eucharist Sermon

First published on: 28th March 2024

Read Bishop Sarah's Chrism Eucharist Sermon

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Lent & Easter Services 2024

First published on: 22nd March 2024

There are a number of services and events happening across the Diocese of Durham during Lent and Easter. Find your nearest...

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LIFE Exhibition is an interactive way to learn about Jesus

First published on: 14th March 2024

Over 200 children attended a County Durham church to take part in an interactive exhibition about the life of Jesus.

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Eco award winning Diocese makes key environmental appointment

First published on: 13th March 2024

The Diocese of Durham has underlined its commitment to environmental priorities with the appointment of a Creation Care Officer (CCO).

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A statement in response to today's Home Affairs Select Committee

First published on: 12th March 2024

A statement in response to today's Home Affairs Select Committee on the subject 'Asylum decision-making and conversion to Christianity'. 

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£8million funding award for further church growth

First published on: 11th March 2024

The Diocese of Durham has been successful in an application to the Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England to enable transformation and church growth, particularly in some of our most deprived communities.

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Revd Dr Richard Briggs appointed as Principal of Lindisfarne College of Theology

First published on: 8th March 2024

We are delighted to announce the appointment of the Revd Dr Richard Briggs as Principal of the Lindisfarne College of Theology.

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A weekend of special events to celebrate St Cuthbert on March 15 and 16

First published on: 8th March 2024

Durham Cathedral is gearing up for a special weekend to celebrate one of the great Northern Saints, St Cuthbert.

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