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The latest news from across the Diocese of Durham. 

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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’


Ukraine - A Call to Prayer

First published on: 24th February 2022

In response to the Russian attack on Ukraine, Bishop Paul and Bishop Sarah have released the following statement.


Church of England School receives prestigious Artsmark Award

First published on: 16th February 2022

Pupils and staff at St Hild’s Church of England School are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Award


School launches Thankful Tree

First published on: 11th February 2022

In September, students at St Anne’s CE Primary School looked at what it meant to be thankful, after returning to school from a very difficult year


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


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