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In the News (Thu 18 Jul 19)

  Anglican Cathedral — Liverpools mächtige Kathedrale
Jahrhunderts werden, zum anderen war dies erst die dritte Kathedrale, die in England (nach der St. Paul’s Cathedral in London und der Truro Cathedral in Salisbury) gebaut wurde.
Heute ist die Anglican Cathedral die fünftgrößte Kathedrale der Welt und ihre 13 mächtigen Glocken (die höchsten und schwersten Kirchenglocken der Welt) sind weit über Liverpool hinaus zu hören.
Metropolitan Cathedral — moderne Kirche inmitten Liverpools {p468} Die Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, so der volle Name, ist der Sitz des Erzbischofs von Liverpool.
www.england-treff.de /anglican-cathedral.html   (368 words)

  Liverpool Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Liverpool Cathedral is the Anglican cathedral of Liverpool, England; it is built on St James Mount, in the centre of the city.
Its official name is the Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool; it is not to be confused with the Roman Catholic Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.
Liverpool Cathedral occupies a total area of 9,600 square meters and was built mainly of sandstone quarried from the Liverpool suburb of Woolton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liverpool_Cathedral   (806 words)

 Liverpool - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in the metropolitan ceremonial county of Merseyside in north west England, on the north side of the Mersey estuary.
Liverpool Castle was built in the 13th century and was removed in 1726.
Liverpool JMU is one of the polytechnics given university status in 1992 and is named after the owner of the Littlewoods retail group.
open-encyclopedia.com /Liverpool   (1862 words)

 Liverpool - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough in Northwest England, on the north side of the Mersey estuary.
Liverpool John Moores University is one of the polytechnics given university status in 1992 and is named after the owner of the Littlewoods retail group.
Liverpool once possessed a very integrated transport system, until the deregulation of bus and rail services, and only now have there been plans to build a light rail system, Merseytram, the first since the city's tram system was dismantled in the 1950s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liverpool   (2487 words)

 Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral in Liverpool, has the official name of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.
Facing it at the opposite end of Hope Street is the Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool, the city's Anglican Cathedral.
Liverpudlians affectionately call the cathedral "Paddy's Wigwam" because of its largely Irish Catholic congregation and its general resemblance to a Native American teepee.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liverpool_Metropolitan_Cathedral   (296 words)

 Encyclopedia: Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough on Merseyside in north west England, on the north side of the Mersey estuary.
A cathedral is a Christian church building, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy (such as the Roman Catholic Church or the Lutheran or Anglican churches), which serves as the central church of a bishopric.
Liverpool Anglican Cathedral Liverpool Cathedral is the Anglican cathedral of Liverpool, England; it is built on St James Mount, in the centre of the city.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Liverpool-Metropolitan-Cathedral   (740 words)

 Liverpool Cathedral Organ   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Patrons of the Organ Liverpool Cathedral Liverpool Cathedral L1 7AZ...
The organ in Liverpool Cathedral is one of the largest organs in the world.
Liverpool Cathedral - Music - Choir and Music - Liverpool Cathedral Choir was founded in 1910 for the consecration of the Lady...
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 Liverpool Experiences - The Official Tourist Information Website for Liverpool and Merseyside
As a city, Liverpool is diverse, energetic and exciting: we really think there's something for everyone here.
From Celebrating Liverpool's 800th Birthday in 2007 to the Capital of Culture in 2008; football to festivals; music to maritime - try some of these suggestions and sample a slice of Liverpool culture.
The Anglican Cathedral and the Metropolitan Cathedral are fine examples of internationally recognised architecture.
www.visitliverpool.com /site/experiences   (461 words)

 Liverpool   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Historically Liverpool was part of the traditional county of Lancashire, Liverpool had become independent of Lancashire in 1888 when it became a county borough.
Despite the low-key response in Liverpool to Bigley's murder, a highly controversial editorial in The Spectator promptly labelled this behaviour as 'vicarious victimhood' in its "Bigley Editorial" as part of a wider accusation that Britain was indulging in insipid sentimentality.
Liverpool has two universities, the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and one university college, Liverpool Hope University College.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/Liverpool.htm   (2401 words)

 Independent Catholic News
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King in Liverpool begins celebrating the completion of a ten-year restoration programme, on Monday, with the opening of the new Visitor and Information Centre.
The Centre, next to the new Ceremonial entrance, is set to become a gateway to the Cathedral for visitors to the City from throughout the world, providing hands on insights into the history and architecture of the building and the work of the Roman Catholic Church in the region.
The Cathedral is the first to collaborate with Mersey Partnership's Tourist Information Centre to provide a direct dial facility, helping visitors plan the rest of their stay.
www.indcatholicnews.com /newvi.html   (381 words)

 Merseyside - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Merseyside is a metropolitan county, located in the North West of England.
Merseyside contains the metropolitan boroughs of Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and the Wirral.
However in 1986 the government of Margaret Thatcher abolished the county council along with all other metropolitan county councils, and so its boroughs are now effectively unitary authorities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Merseyside   (533 words)

 Independent Catholic News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King is the latest Merseyside attraction to be accredited under Visit Britain's Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance service.
To achieve accreditation the Cathedral staff had to undergo a rigourous process of assessment covering every aspect of hospitality offered, whether through direct contact with the public or through the maintenance of the building and grounds.
This is a fitting award, which reflects the hard work put in by staff throughout the Cathedral and recognises the quality of the facilities on offer.
www.indcatholicnews.com /lvmetor.html   (376 words)

 Liverpool City Council Cathedral's stunning Faith celebration
Liverpool has assembled its largest ever multi-faith choir to lead the celebrations.
Liverpool poet Curtis Watt will also perform his own poem 'Message in A Bottle', inspired by the city's Hall of Faith project, which has encouraged more than 1,000 people to nominate someone special who they believe in.
Faith images will be beamed onto the walls inside the Cathedral, and children representing each of the city's faiths will open a giant chest to release a beam of light.
www.liverpool.gov.uk /News/newsdetail_0987.asp   (570 words)

 Liverpool City Council Recycle your Christmas tree 1012
A 300ft winch is to help load five tonnes of fireworks on to the roof of Liverpool's Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral.
A spectacular New Years Eve firework display, organised by the Liverpool Culture Company to mark the end of the second Capital of Culture themed year - Faith In One City, will be one of the largest in Europe this year.
It will be similar in scale to the display which marked the 100th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral in July.
www.liverpool.gov.uk /News/newsdetail_1012.asp   (305 words)

 Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lutyens's original design for the Roman Catholic Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King would have createda massive classical/byzantine structure that would have been the second largest church in the world.
The church is circular in shape, with chapels built in between the buttresses that support the tent-shaped spire (whichrepresents the crown of thorns of Jesus Christ) like tent poles.
The cathedral stands on the site of the Liverpool Workhouse, on Hope Street.Facing it at the opposite end of the street is LiverpoolCathedral, the city's Anglican Cathedral.
www.therfcc.org /liverpool-metropolitan-cathedral-142456.html   (234 words)

 News - The Archdiocese of Liverpool
The Archbishop of Liverpool, the Most Reverend Patrick Kelly, is to celebrate a Solemn Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Pope John Paul II in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool, on Friday 8 April 2005 at 5.15 pm.
Peter Sibert was born in Liverpool on 13 November 1938, the son of Thomas and Mary.
It is a blessing for the Archdiocese of Liverpool and the whole Roman Catholic community in England and Wales that a Liverpool priest, Archbishop Paul Gallagher, represents the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI, in Burundi.
www.archdiocese-of-liverpool.co.uk /news   (9702 words)

 Edwin Lutyens
It was not conceived or built as a plaything for children - its goal was to serve as an exhibit of the finest British craftmanship of the period.
He was commissioned in 1929 to design a new Roman Catholic cathedral in Liverpool.
In the later years of his life he suffered with several bouts of pneumonia and in the early 1940s was diagnosed with cancer.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/e/ed/edwin_lutyens.html   (563 words)

 Liverpool City Council Liverpool nativity is child's play
More than 500 Liverpool schoolchildren will show off their Christmas creativity this week by performing a stunning new version of the nativity.
An audience of over 1,300 people is expected to watch 'The School Inspector's Christmas' at the Metropolitan Cathedral this Thursday 16 December.
Councillor Paul Clein, Liverpool City Council's executive member for education, said: "This is a wonderful showcase for the creativity of our young people.
www.liverpool.gov.uk /News/newsdetail_0993.asp   (296 words)

 Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King
People often ask 'Why "Metropolitan"?' One obvious answer is that Liverpool is fortunate enough to possess two mighty symbols of the Christian faith in the two Cathedrals which face each other at opposite ends of the aptly-named Hope Street.
But the term "Metropolitan" indicates a wider remit than just Liverpool or indeed Merseyside, for this building is the seat (Greek 'Cathedra') of the Archbishop of Liverpool who is the spiritual leader of all the faithful of the Northern Province of the Catholic Church in England comprising seven dioceses in all.
The Cathedral is normally open from 8.00am to 6.00pm, but closes at 5.00pm on Sundays in winter.
www.liverpoolmetrocathedral.org.uk   (259 words)

 Port Cities: - The Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
The Catholic or Metropolitan Cathedral is located at the other end of Hope Street to the Anglican Cathedral, on Brownlow Hill.
The bells are not inside the Cathedral but on front.
Unlike the Anglican Cathedral, the altar in the Metropolitan Cathedral is in the centre.
www.mersey-gateway.org /server.php?show=ConWebDoc.1331   (92 words)

 Padys_Wigwam   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brief description: A view of the Cathedral near to the main entrance, looking up towards William Mitchell's "Crown of Thorns" spire.
The present Cathedral is the design of Sir Frederick Gibberd.
The building of the cathedral began in October 1962 and was completed on the 14 May 1967.
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 BBC - Liverpool - Faith - Liverpool remembers Pope John Paul II
Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral has become a focal point over the last few days for people praying for the pope.
Pope John Paul II visited Liverpool in May 1982 on his first papal tour of Britain, attending services at both the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Anglican Cathedral in keeping the spirit of ecumenicalism which was prevalent in the city at the time.
Speaking about the popes visit to Liverpool in 1982 Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Frank Roderick said "The whole of the city irrespective of faith embraced his visit and it was one of the great days in the life of this city."
www.bbc.co.uk /liverpool/content/articles/2005/04/02/pope_feature.shtml   (896 words)

 Liverpool Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The largest Anglican Cathedral in Britain and one of the great buildings of the twentieth century.
The Cathedral abounds in superlatives: highest gothic arches, largest organ, heaviest ring of bells but the grandeur is balanced by a great sense of welcome and peace.
The whole Cathedral is used imaginatively for many purposes - worship, concerts, exhibitions, recitals, displays.
rcal.merseyside.org /cathedral   (271 words)

 Liverpool England found Swiftly   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Liverpool A borough of northwest England on the Mersey River near its mouth on the Irish Sea.
Great-value car hire in Liverpool and across the North of England.
The University of Liverpool is an internationally renowned seat of learning and research in the United Kingdom
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 netcyclo: Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
Although smaller than its sister Anglican Liverpool Cathedral nearby, the Metropolitan Cathedral is arguably the most controversial - it has been nicknamed 'the Pope's Wigwam' owing to its circular structure, and is built mainly of the non-traditional material (particularly for cathedrals!) of concrete.
After the war, the crypt was completed, but on reassessment it was found that the rest of the cathedral would be too expensive.
Plans to scale down the cathedral were rejected, and a competition was held for a new cathedral design, to incorporate the crypt; this was won by Sir Frederick Gibberd.
www.netcyclo.com /places/polit/nations/uk/contries/england/regions/northwst/counties/mersysde/metpboro/liverpol/livmetct/livmetct.htm   (183 words)

 International Choir Visits Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Choir, UK, will join the Cathedral Choir of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart to celebrate noon Mass on Sunday, August 8, 1999.
In their first American tour, the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Choir will provide musical accompaniment throughout the Mass and will follow with a brief recital of sacred music.
The Liverpool Choir, under the direction of Mervyn Cousins, will conclude its tour with this last performance at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart before returning to the UK.
www.rcan.org /news/072999pr.htm   (209 words)

 icLiverpool - 'Blasphemy' outrage as Cathedral used in ad
Liverpool-born model Ms Turpin is covered by just a T-shirt printed with the logo and her tortured facial expression has been described as reminiscent of the controversial Mel Gibson movie, The Passion Of The Christ.
We are celebrating the Year of Faith in Liverpool and we don't want to be associated with this type of image.
Liverpool's the city of culture and bdbx is about youth culture and I thought it was appropriate."
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 Port Cities: - The Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
Liverpool is one of the few cities in the world to have two cathedrals.
Building of the Cathedral began in 1904, and it was the largest Anglican Cathedral in Britain.
Designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, it is mostly gothic in style and the large tower in the centre of the Cathedral is a well known feature of the Liverpool skyline.
www.mersey-gateway.org /server.php?show=ConWebDoc.1330   (103 words)

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