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The Diocese of London forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. The Province of Canterbury consists of the following dioceses of the Church of England: Their archbishop is the Archbishop of Canterbury. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity...


The Diocese of London covers 177 square miles (458 km²), and 17 London boroughs, covering Greater London north of the River Thames. This area includes much of the traditional county of Middlesex. It includes the City of London in which lies its cathedral, St Paul’s, and also encompasses Spelthorne that was formerly in Middlesex but is now part of Surrey. St Stevens Tower - The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster which contains Big Ben London (see also different names) is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... Greater London is the top level administrative subdivision covering London, England. ... Length 346 km Elevation of the source 110 m Average discharge entering Oxford: 17. ... Middlesex as a traditional county before 1888. ... This article is about a small section of central London. ... St Pauls Cathedral is a cathedral on Ludgate Hill, in the City of London in London, and the seat of the Bishop of London. ... Surrey is a county in southern England, one of the Home Counties. ...


The diocese is divided into five episcopal areas each of which (except the central one) is the particular responsibility of one the diocese's suffragan bishops. It is further divided into archdeaconries and rural deaneries, as shown below. A bishop is an ordained person who holds a specific position of authority in any of a number of Christian churches. ... An archdeacon is a position in Christian churches. ...

There is a fifth suffragan bishop, the Suffragan Bishop of Fulham, who plays a diocese-wide role similar to that of a provincial episcopal visitor. Arms of the Bishop of London The Bishop of London is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury. ... Edmonton is a place in the eastern part of the London Borough of Enfield. ... Hampstead is a suburb of London about five miles northwest of the city centre. ... In religious terminology, a dean is a title accorded to persons holding cartain positions of authority within a religious heirarchy. ... High Barnet or Chipping Barnet is a place in the London Borough of Barnet. ... The London Borough of Camden is an inner-London borough created in 1965 to replace the metropolitan boroughs of Hampstead, Holborn, St Pancras. ... Holborn (pronounced ho-bun or ho-burn) is a place in London, named after a tributary to the river Fleet that flowed through the area, the Hole-bourne (the stream in the hollow). ... The Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras was a metropolitan borough under London County Council between 1899 and 1965, when it was amalgated with the Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead and the Metropolitan Borough of Holborn to form the London Borough of Camden. ... The London Borough of Enfield is the most northerly London borough. ... The London Borough of Haringey is a north London borough. ... The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham is a west London borough. ... Hampton is a place in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. ... The London Borough of Hounslow is a London borough in west outer London. ... Kensington is an area to the west of Central London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. ... Chelsea is a district of London, loosely defined by the area around the Kings Road, beginning at Sloane Square at one end, and the Worlds End public house at the other, the River Thames and the Victorian artists district to the south, and some parts between the King... Spelthorne is a local government district and borough in Surrey, England. ... Willesden is a area in North London which forms part of the London Borough of Brent. ... Northolt is a place in the London Borough of Ealing, west London. ... The London Borough of Brent is a London borough in north west London which is surrounded by other boroughs: Harrow to the northwest, Barnet to the northeast, Camden to the east and Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster to the south. ... Ealing is an area in west London, in the London Borough of Ealing. ... The London Borough of Harrow is a London borough of outer northwest London. ... The London Borough of Hillingdon is the westernmost London borough. ... A provincial episcopal visitor (popularly known as a PEV or a flying bishop) in the Church of England is a bishop assigned to minister to conservative parishes unhappy with the ordination of women, which was permitted by the church in 1994. ...


see also

Arms of the Bishop of London The Bishop of London is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of London in the Province of Canterbury. ... St Pauls Cathedral is a cathedral on Ludgate Hill, in the City of London in London, and the seat of the Bishop of London. ...

Sources and External Links

  • Diocesan Website
  • Map, from the Diocesan Website
Dioceses in the Province of Canterbury

Bath & Wells | Birmingham | Bristol | Saint Edmundsbury and Ipswich | Canterbury | Chelmsford | Chichester | Coventry | Derby | Ely | Exeter | Gibraltar in Europe | Gloucester | Guildford | Hereford | Leicester | Lichfield | Lincoln | London | Norwich | Oxford | Peterborough | Portsmouth | Rochester | Saint Albans | Salisbury | Southwark | Truro | Winchester | Worcester Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... The Province of Canterbury consists of the following dioceses of the Church of England: Their archbishop is the Archbishop of Canterbury. ... The Diocese of Bath and Wells is an administrative division of the Church of England Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Bishop of Birmingham is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Birmingham in the Province of Canterbury The diocese covers the north west of the traditional county of Warwickshire and has its see in the City of Birmingham, West Midlands, where the seat of the diocese is... Arms of the Archbishop of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the most senior bishop of the state Church of England and of the worldwide Anglican Communion, outranking the other English archbishop, the Archbishop of York. ... The Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe (also called simply the Diocese in Europe) is geographically the largest diocese of the Church of England, covering Morocco, Europe (excluding the United Kingdom and Ireland but including Iceland), Turkey, and the entire Russian Federation. ... This article discusses Leicester in England. ... The Diocese of Mercia was created by Bishop Diuma in around 656 and the see was settled in Lichfield in 669 by the then bishop, Ceadda (later Saint Chadd). ... The Diocese of Lincoln forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Norwich forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Oxford forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Peterborough forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... Portsmouth Cathedral The Diocese of Portsmouth is an administrative division of the Church of England Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Rochester forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of St Albans forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Salisbury forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Southwark forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Truro forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Winchester forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ... The Diocese of Worcester forms part of the Province of Canterbury in England. ...


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