Diocese of Manchester

people & places

Growing and transforming Christian presence at the heart of every community

About us

Bishop David

It’s an amazing privilege for me to be the bishop of the diocese in which I was born and brought up, and to be able to offer something back to the community that gave me my faith...

What’s special about Church schools?

We have almost 200 church schools across the Diocese of Manchester, educating 57,000 children every day.

Church of England schools are distinctive from their neighbouring schools in terms of their leadership and management, their ethos, and their religious education and collective worship, which are distinctively Christian...


Manchester Cathedral is the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George in Manchester.

Find a church

There is an Anglican presence in every community across Greater Manchester and Rossendale. Use our Church Finder to help locate a church.

church building

The Church of England Diocese of Manchester,
Church House,
90 Deansgate,
Manchester M3 2GH

Manchester DBF Company number 149999, Charity number 249424
Telephone: 0161 828 1400