Diocesan Bishops of England and Wales

There are 22 dioceses in England and Wales led by an Ordinary (a bishop). A diocesan bishop is given the authority by the Pope to exercise his pastoral function over his local diocese.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Salford, the Right Reverend John Arnold.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Wrexham, the Right Reverend Peter Brignall.

Rt Rev. Robert Byrne C.O.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, the Right Revd Robert Byrne.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury, the Right Reverend Mark Davies.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Northampton, the Right Reverend Peter Doyle.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Middlesbrough, the Right Reverend Terence Drainey.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Portsmouth, the Right Reverend Philip Egan.

A profile of the Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark, the Right Reverend Paul Hendricks.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Hallam, the Right Reverend Ralph Heskett C.Ss.R.

Rt Rev. Alan Hopes

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of East Anglia, the Right Reverend Alan Hopes.

A profile of the Right Reverend Nicholas Hudson, a Catholic Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster.

Rt Rev. William Kenney

A profile of the Right Reverend William Kenney, a Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Clifton, the Right Reverend Declan Lang.

A profile of the Catholic Archbishop of Birmingham, the Most Reverend Bernard Longley.

Rt Rev. Patrick Lynch

A profile of the Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark, the Right Reverend Patrick Lynch.

Rt Rev. Paul McAleenan

A profile of the Right Reverend Paul McAleenan, an Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster.

Rt Rev. David McGough

A profile of the Right Reverend David McGough, a Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Nottingham, the Right Reverend Patrick Joseph McKinney.

A profile of the Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool, the Most Reverend Malcolm McMahon OP.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, the Right Reverend Richard Moth.

A profile of the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop-elect of Northampton, Canon David Oakley.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Plymouth, the Right Reverend Mark O'Toole.

A profile of the Right Reverend John Sherrington, an Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster.

A profile of the Catholic Archbishop of Cardiff, the Most Reverend George Stack.

Rt Rev. Marcus Stock

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Leeds, the Right Reverend Marcus Stock.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Lancaster, the Right Reverend Paul Swarbrick.

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Brentwood, the Right Reverend Alan Williams SM.

Rt Rev. Tom Williams

A profile of the Right Reverend Tom Williams, Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool.

A profile of the Most Reverend John Wilson, Catholic Archbishop of Southwark.