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St Edmund’s House
Bishop Crispian Way
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 3QA

023 9282 5430

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Portsmouth

The Diocese of Portsmouth covers Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, the Channel Isles and parts of Berkshire, Dorset and Oxfordshire.

The Diocese of Portsmouth is spread across five counties on England’s South Coast, and the Channel Islands.

It is the local Church for the whole of Hampshire, Berkshire, the Isle of Wight, Jersey, and the Bailiwick of Guernsey as well as the Southern Part of Oxfordshire and the Eastern part of Dorset.

It has 91 parishes with a total of 142 churches. The diocese has 157 secular priests, 35 houses of religious brothers and sisters, and a Catholic population of more than a quarter of a million.

The Bishop is the Right Reverend Philip Egan.

Read a profile of Bishop Egan in our Diocesan Bishops section.

You can also find out more about St John’s Cathedral in Portsmouth.

Contact

St Edmund’s House
Bishop Crispian Way
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 3QA

023 9282 5430

Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist

The Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist was built in 1882 to accommodate Portsmouth's rapidly increasing congregation of Roman Catholics.