Salford

The Diocese of Salford in the north-west of England centres on the city of Salford, a large industrial centre that neighbours Manchester. The two cities lie at the southern end of the diocese, which stretches north into Lancashire, west towards Liverpool, south towards northern Cheshire, and east towards the Pennines.

The Diocese of Salford in the north-west of England centres on the city of Salford, a large industrial centre that neighbours Manchester. The two cities lie at the southern end of the diocese, which stretches north into Lancashire, west towards Liverpool, south towards northern Cheshire, and east towards the Pennines.

St John's Cathedral, Salford, is dedicated to St John the Evangelist and was opened on 9 August 1848. It was the first Catholic church to be built in cruciform shape since the Reformation.