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Diocesan Places of Worship

The Catholic Church is organised into dioceses: geographical areas governed (ecclesiastically) by a bishop. There are 22 dioceses in England and Wales. Taking Stock has produced a report for each diocese, and this website lists the churches alphabetically by town within diocese. Every diocese in England has completed a Taking Stock report, with the exception of East Anglia which is being undertaken. The Welsh dioceses are also having reports completed. The reports for East Anglia and the Welsh dioceses will be published on this website when they are completed. Please click on the links to browse churches by diocese. If you know the town, address, or dedication of a church, you can search for it using the search bar at the top of this page.