From the end of the 17th Century a new spirit of toleration began to grow in English society. Eventually this led to the repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts in 1828, which had restricted the civil rights of Non-Conformists. In 1829 the Catholic Emancipation Act followed.
In 1850 the Roman Catholic hierarchy was restored, dioceses set up, and Nicholas Wiseman appointed first Archbishop of Westminster.
Nicholas Wiseman, first Archbishop of Westminster
Westminster Cathedral, started in 1895
At the same time the increase in urban population led to the creation of new Church of England dioceses.
The Cathedral of the Diocese of Liverpool which was founded in 1889
The Anglican Centre in Rome is a UK
Charity with a world-wide mission.
Interim Director: The Very Revd Dr John Shepherd
Deputy Director: Revd Dr Justin Lewis-Anthony
The Anglican Centre in Rome,
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Piazza del Collegio Romano 2,
00186 Roma, Italy.
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