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. It 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 site's 2014 launch. 


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

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