The Diocese of Clifton covers the West of England and includes the City and County of Bristol, the counties of Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset. There are 107 parishes within 13 deaneries serving a Catholic population of around 190,000.

The Bishop is the Right Reverend Declan Lang. Here you can read a short biography of the Bishop and find out more about the Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul in the Clifton area of the city of Bristol.

You can also visit the Diocese of Clifton's website.


Lang, Declan

The Right Reverend Declan Lang is the Bishop of Clifton. Born in Cowes on the Isle of Wight in April 1950, Bishop Lang was ordained to the priesthood in June...Read more

Mother Church


The Cathedral Church of Saints Peter and Paul is the Roman Catholic cathedral in the English city of Bristol. Located in the Clifton area of the city, it is...Read more


Contact the Diocese

St Ambrose, North Road, Leigh Woods, Bristol, BS8 3PW

0117 973 3072