Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Department for Communications - Press Statements

Press statements will be published here as they become available.


There are no current press releases available to view.


Monday 25 March 2019 - Bishop Robert Byrne CO Installation

Please see full statement attached.

Monday 4 February 2019 - New Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle

Please see full statement attached.

Department for Communication contacts:

Head of the Diocesan Department of Communications and Press Officer: Mgr. Andrew Faley

Tel: 07971 875902 or email:


Diocesan Web Manager: Paul Nugent

Tel: 0191 243 3310 or email: