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Encyclopedia > Diocese of Durham

The Diocese of Durham is a Church of England diocese, based in Durham, and covering the historic County Durham (and therefore including the southern part of Tyne and Wear and the northern part of Cleveland). It was created in AD 1000 to replace the Diocese of Lindisfarne. The cathedral is Durham Cathedral and the bishop is the Bishop of Durham. The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England, and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion, as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... Durham (IPA: locally, in RP) is a small city and main settlement of the City of Durham district of County Durham in North East England. ... County Durham is a county in north-east England. ... Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East of England and consists of the estuary areas of the rivers Tyne and Wear. ... Status: Non-metropolitan county Admin. ... This article is about Lindisfarne, England. ... Durham Cathedral silhouetted against the sunset Durham Cathedral from nearby The Rose Window in the Chapel of the Nine Altars. ... Arms of the Bishop of Durham The Bishop of Durham is the officer of the Church of England responsible for the diocese of Durham, one of the oldest in the country. ...


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Dioceses in the Province of York

Blackburn | Bradford | Carlisle | Chester | Durham | Liverpool | Manchester | Newcastle | Ripon and Leeds | Sheffield | Sodor and Man | Southwell and Nottingham | Wakefield | York 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 York consists of the following dioceses of the Church of England: Their archbishop is the Archbishop of York. ... The Diocese of Blackburn is a Church of England diocese, covering much of Lancashire including Blackburn, Blackburn, Burnley, Lancaster, and Preston. ... The Diocese of Bradford is a Church of England diocese, covering Bradford and Craven in Yorkshire, England. ... The Diocese of Carlisle was created in 1133 by Henry I out of part of the Diocese of Durham, although many people of Celtic descent in the area actually looked to Glasgow for spiritual leadership. ... The Diocese of Chester is a Church of England diocese based in Chester, covering the historic county of Cheshire (and therefore including the Wirral and the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport. ... The Diocese of Liverpool is a Church of England diocese based in Liverpool, covering Merseyside north of the River Mersey along with West Lancashire and northern Warrington. ... For other Christian diocese with Manchester in their name, see Diocese of Manchester. ... The Diocese of Ripon and Leeds is an administrative division of the Church of England, part of the Province of York. ... Sodor and Man is a diocese of the Church of England. ... The Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham is a Church of England diocese in the Province of York. ... The Diocese of York is an administrative division of the Church of England, part of the Province of York. ...


See also: Church of England | Province of Canterbury The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England, and acts as the mother and senior branch of the worldwide Anglican Communion, as well as a founding member of the Porvoo Communion. ... The Province of Canterbury consists of the following dioceses of the Church of England: Their archbishop is the Archbishop of Canterbury. ...


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Diocese of Durham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (109 words)
The Diocese of Durham is a Church of England diocese, based in Durham, and covering the historic County Durham (and therefore including the southern part of Tyne and Wear, the boroughs of Darlington, Hartlepool and the area of Stockton-on-Tees north of the River Tees).
It was created in AD 1000 to replace the Diocese of Lindisfarne.
The cathedral is Durham Cathedral and the bishop is the Bishop of Durham.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Durham (Dunelmum) (2079 words)
The diocese is the lineal continuation of the Anglo-Saxon See of Lindisfarne, founded by St. Aidan in 635, when he came from the monastery of Iona at the request of St. Oswald, King of Northumbria, to evangelize that newly conquered heathen kingdom.
The council was in origin a feudal body, chosen from the bishop's immediate followers and officials, the functions entrusted to it being the general administration of the palatinate, financial affairs, and the duty of advising the bishop.
The Benedictines held Durham Abbey, with the dependent houses of Jarrow, Wearmouth, and Finchale.
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