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Cathedrals and their communities

Report on the diverse roles of cathedrals in modern England.


Cathedrals and their communities: a report on the diverse roles of cathedrals in modern England

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A new report commending England’s 42 Anglican cathedrals for their continued importance as places of worship, their wider community work and their commitment to promoting local economic growth has been published today (29 December 2017) by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

The report is the culmination of a year long tour which saw the Minister for Faith, Lord Bourne visit all of England’s 42 Anglican cathedrals to better understand their continued importance both to local communities and wider society.

Published 29 December 2017