Manchester Diocese

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General Synod approves women bishops

General Synod approves women bishops

The Bishop of Manchester issues a statement following today's historic vote by General Synod to approve the legislation for women to become bishops.

Published: 14 July 2014

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Church community support helps 10 million people

New research conducted for the Church Urban Fund shows that 10 million adults a year in England use community services from churches.

Published: 14 July 2014

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Our new Readers

Our new Readers

Meet our new Readers licensed last Sunday.

Published: 10 July 2014

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A Vigil Service of Prayer for the People of Wythenshawe

A Vigil Service of Prayer for the People of Wythenshawe

04 August 2014

A community and civic service to commemorate the centenary of the First World War for the people of Wythenshawe. All are...

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One in Christ - Manchester Cathedral

One in Christ - Manchester Cathedral

13 September 2014

The Bishops of Manchester and Beverley invite you to join them for a service of Sung Evensong at 5.30pm followed...

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The Diocese of Manchester is the Church of England in Greater Manchester - Manchester, Salford, Bury, Bolton, Oldham, Rochdale, Rossendale; parts of Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan; and an area of East and South Lancashire.