Welcome to the Northern Cross

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 150 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. 


To gain full access to all our news and services, and to read each issue of the paper in its printed form since October 2014, become an Online Member for only £1 a month. To subscribe to this password-protected suite of content, go to Subscriptions

Read the May 2017 issue of the Cross online now

Online Members can now read the April issue of the Northern Cross in electronic format, as it is printed. Go to Online Members 



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Northern Cross, St Anne's Presbytery, 43 Welbeck Avenue, Darlington DL1 2DR

01325 464008 (9am-2pm)


Finance and Administration

Claire Robson




Emma Little




Kathleen Lynn

01207 270764



For national and international news of the Catholic Church go to the Catholic Communications Network www.catholic-ew.org.uk/


For information about the Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle go to www.rcdhn.org.uk/








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