The Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica of St Chad

Local nameThe Metropolitan Cathedral and Basilica of St Chad
LocationBirmingham, United Kingdom

The Metropolitan Cathedral Church and Basilica of Saint Chad is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Birmingham and province of the Catholic Church in Great Britain and is dedicated to Saint Chad of Mercia. Designed by Augustus Welby Pugin and substantially complete by 1841, St Chad's is one of the first four Catholic churches that were constructed after the English Reformation and raised to cathedral status in 1852. It is one of only four minor basilicas in England. St Chad's is a Grade II* listed building. The cathedral is located in a public greenspace near St Chad's Queensway, in central Birmingham. The current Archbishop is Bernard Longley and the Acting Dean is the Vicar General of the Archdiocese Monsignor Timothy Menezes.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Chad's_Cathedral,_Birmingham

Official Website http://stchadscathedral.org.uk/

Email reception@rc-birmingham.org

Phone +44 121 236 2251

Address St Chad’s Queensway, Birmingham B4 6EU, UK

Coordinates 52°29'8.067" N -1°53'55.687" E

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