Following the opening, the Bishop of Manchester read out the names of the 22 victims at the ceremony.
In a tradition going back centuries, local people were awarded Maundy money for their service to Church and community at a special service in Windsor.
We are committed to helping parishes engage with the sponsorship programme â€“ and will provide more details and guidance as it becomes available.
The Church of England's first mission support priest for cultural diversity wins the Alphege Award for Evangelism and Witness from the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Greater Manchester Faith Community Leaders: The right to pray together in a crisis
A major new report on church growth says that social action projects are a key driver of growth in a local church. This in turn helps new people embark on journeys of discipleship.
How to make the most of this year's Christmas campaign, with the hope that Christmas will bring joy and celebration after a uniquely difficult year.
The Church of England has published a landmark set of resources drawing together the Bible, theology, science and history with powerful real-life stories as it embarks on a new process of discernment and decision-making on questions of identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage.
The Bishop of Manchester has welcomed a development in theological education in the region. He with the other Anglican bishops in the north west are looking to the future as they announce plans to form a brand-new independent theological college.As p
As bishops in the Diocese of Manchester, we wish to make on our own behalf the apology issued by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York last night. The statement that had been published on behalf of the House of Bishops the previous week has been the