ABOUT PORTSMOUTH CATHEDRAL
Portsmouth Cathedral is the mother church of The Diocese of Portsmouth and the base for the Bishop of Portsmouth. We host many important diocesan events – confirmation services, ordinations of new ministers and diocesan-wide celebrations.
The Diocese of Portsmouth is one of 41 dioceses in the Church of England. It consists of 172 churches in 139 parishes in south-east Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The diocese covers 408 square kilometres and has a population of 766,000. It has very diverse communities ranging from densely populated city and coastal areas to some very rural places.
The Right Reverend Christopher Foster, is the ninth Bishop of Portsmouth and is a member of the House of Lords.
You can find out more about the Diocese of Portsmouth by visiting the website.
THE PORTSMOUTH CATHEDRAL TEAM
The Right Reverend Christopher Foster
Lord Bishop of Portsmouth
The Very Reverend David Brindley
Dean of Portsmouth
The Reverend Canon Dr Jo Spreadbury
The Reverend Canon Peter Leonard
The Reverend Canon Nick Ralph
The Reverend Canon Dr Anthony Rustell
The Reverend Dawn Banting
Dr David Price
Organist & Master of the Choristers
The governance of the Cathedral is regulated by Statute, as required by the Cathedrals Measure 1999. The corporate body of Portsmouth Cathedral is the Chapter, the College of Canons and the Cathedral Council.