WELCOME to the Northern Cross, the independent newspaper for people of the Christian faith in North East England, in particular the Catholic Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle.
The Cross, launched in January 1956, is published on the weekend of the first Sunday of the month and is sold in more than 160 parishes across the region.
This website provides digital copies of every issue of the Northern Cross, page by page, since the website's launch in October 2014.
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Online Members can now read the October issue of the Northern Cross in electronic format, as it is printed. Go to Online Members
Northern Cross 60th Anniversary Ceilidh
The Northern Cross and Felling Irish Association are staging a ceilidh on October 29 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Cross. See News Update for more information.
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