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New-look CRUX - out now!

New-look CRUX - out now!

The CRUX magazine, which reaches clergy, church-goers and schools across the diocese, has had a makeover. Download April's issue here.

Published: 24 March 2015

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Government announces additional £40 million for church building repairs

Many more historic churches will be able to complete essential repairs thanks to an additional £40 million included in today’s Budget.

Published: 18 March 2015

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Prayer and fasting for Lahore

In the light of the bomb blasts on Sunday which killed 17 people and left more than 70 injured, Bishop Chris is calling on congregations to pray and fast over the next three Wednesdays, up to and including Holy Week.

Published: 17 March 2015

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Reader Taster Evening

Reader Taster Evening

14 April 2015

Readers have been described as the ‘Lay Theologians’ of the Church. As a ‘bridge’ between the church and the world...

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Manchester Newman Lecture

Manchester Newman Lecture

15 April 2015

The Politics of the Common Good: What does Catholic Social Teaching have to contribute to electoral politics? Thanks the generous legacy left to...

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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.