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Tributes paid following death of former Archbishop of York, Lord Habgood

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has led tributes to one of his predecessors, Lord John Habgood, whose died yesterday (Wednesday).

07 March 2019

Children given sneak-preview of cathedral's Anglo-Saxon experience

A new multi-million-pound visitor attraction at one of Britain’s oldest cathedrals is gearing up for its official opening in July; and as part of its preparations a small group of school children were given a sneak-preview when Durham Cathedral gave them a “test run” through their new Open Treasure experience and exhibition.

24 May 2016

Singing vicar's "Moment" on The Voice

God told Isaiah to “raise your voice like a trumpet” – it is an instruction that many clergy seek to follow; but one English vicar will take this a step further when he appears on the British version of television’s singing competition The Voice tomorrow night.

08 January 2016

Mission Theologian commissioned for ministry

New post aims to support theological work with focus on Global South

17 September 2015

Ecumenical service at Durham Cathedral to focus on 'Future of the Church'

Service with Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders themed around importance of mission and evangelism

05 September 2015

Crisis in Burundi likely to deepen, says Bishop of Durham following visit

Rumours are fuelling fear among the population as concern about humanitarian situation grows

18 June 2015

Bp of Durham: "Faith should be foundation for safeguarding in churches"

The Bishop of Durham has addressed an international conference on safeguarding within the Church. His speech asked the key question of how can we become the leaders in safeguarding

22 September 2014

Bishop prays from top of Cathedral tower

The Bishop of Durham prayed from the top of Durham Cathedral’s tower at an event organised to celebrate the power of prayer.

08 September 2014

Family leans on faith to deal with slaying of Durham priest

A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kent Torrey Hinkson, a missing Anglican priest from Durham, USA.

11 August 2014

Service underlines unity within the church

Opponents of women bishops and supporters of the idea have shown that they can work together at a groundbreaking service held in the Durham Diocese.

21 July 2014