Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham


Bishop Seamus: Newcastle Council of Faiths Statement

BookMeeting God in Friend and Stranger

The Bishops of England and Wales launched a book "Meeting God in Friend and Stranger". The document (120pp) is a guide for Catholics to interreligious relations.

Download "Meeting God in Friend and Stranger" (300k pdf opens in new window)

The Diocesan InterReligious Relations Commission Seminar on the teaching document "Meeting God in Friend & Stranger".  - read report of this event on 29 March 2011


Front Cover of Interfaith Dialogue BookInterfaith Dialogue: A Catholic View

A good book on the issues of our times. There are three sections: Dialogue in general, Christian-Muslim Relations, Wider Horizons

Published by SPCK

ISBN 0-281-05383-9 £14.99

Cover Photograph: Osservatore Romano



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A Story of Peace and Forgiveness from Northern Ireland’. An inspiring talk by Richard Moore.

Monday 12 June 2017 at 6.00pm at St. Cuthbert’s Primary School, Lovaine Place, North Shields, NE29 0BU.

See poster for full details and contacts.


The annual Diocesan Christian/Muslim Women`s event to pray for peace took place at the ruined chapel to Our Lady, Jesmond on Saturday 14 May. See a picture from the day and read more about it here.

See the full report and pictures from the 'Ashes to Go 2016' event in Sunderland.

See photos of the Hexham and Newcastle Diocese Holocaust Memorial Evening 2016.

Interfaith Cricket Match and Family Fun Day - August Bank Holiday

'Chain of Peace' Peace Initiative in Newcastle July 2015 See photos and report  

See report of the Joint Christian/Muslim Women`s Event May 2015

See photos and report of the Hexham and Newcastle Diocese Holocaust Memorial Evening 2015