Bishop of Manchester


Bishop of Manchester

The Bishop of Manchester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Manchester in the Province of York.

The diocese covers the south-east of the County of Lancashire. The see is in the City of Manchester where the seat is located at the Cathedral Church of Saint Mary, Saint George and Saint Denys, a collegiate church elevated to cathedral status in 1847.

The Bishop's residence is Bishopscourt, Manchester.

The office has existed since the founding of the diocese in 1847 under Queen Victoria. The current bishop is the Right Reverend Nigel Simeon McCulloch, the 11th Lord Bishop of Manchester, who signs "Nigel Manchester".

List of the Bishops of the Diocese of Manchester, England


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