Diocese

Salford

The Diocese of Salford in the north-west of England has at its heart the city of Salford, a large industrial centre that neighbours Manchester. The two cities lie at the southern end of the diocese, which stretches north into Lancashire, west towards Liverpool, south towards northern Cheshire, and east towards the Pennines.

Here you can read a short biography of the Bishop-elect, the Right Reverend John Arnold, and the tenth Bishop of the diocese, the Right Reverend Terence Brain, and find out more about St John's Cathedral, Salford. Salford Cathedral is dedicated to St John the Evangelist and was opened on 9 August 1848.

You can also visit the Diocese of Salford's website.

Profile

Arnold, John

The Right Reverend John Arnold is Bishop for the Diocese of Salford. Born in Sheffield, Bishop Arnold was ordained to the priesthood in July 1983. He was ord...Read more

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Brain, Terence

The Right Reverend Terence Brain is the Emeritus Bishop of Salford. Born in Coventry in 1938, Bishop Brain was ordained to the priesthood in February 1964. H...Read more

Mother Church

Cathedral

St John's Cathedral, Salford, is dedicated to St John the Evangelist and was opened on 9 August 1848. It was the first Catholic church to be built in crucifo...Read more

Salford

Contact the Diocese

Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

0161 817 2222
 
reception@dioceseofsalford.org.uk