Mt Rev Malcolm McMahon

Archbishop of Liverpool


The Most Reverend Malcolm McMahon is the Archbishop of Liverpool. Born in London in June 1949, Archbishop McMahon was ordained to the priesthood in 1982.

In 1992 he was elected Prior Provincial of the English Province of Dominicans, based in London. He was re-elected in 1996 and held office 2001.

Archbishop McMahon is Chair of the Bishops' Conference Department of Education and Formation and is National President of Pax Christi, the International Catholic Movement for Peace. He is also Chair of the Catholic Education Service for England and Wales (CESEW) and Chair of the board of trustees for the Catholic Trust for England and Wales.

He was ordained Bishop of Nottingham in the city's Cathedral Church of St Barnabas on 8 December 2000.

He was installed the ninth Archbishop of Liverpool in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King on 1 May 2014 - the Feast of St Joseph the Worker.


For a more detailed biography, visit the Archdiocese of Liverpool's website.


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