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Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP

Archbishop Malcolm lived in Holy Cross Priory, Leicester between 1984 and 1985, during which time he served as Catholic chaplain to Leicester Polytechnic (now De Montfort University), before moving to St Dominic’s, Haverstock Hill in north London.

He later served as parish priest of St Dominic’s, Newcastle-upon-Tyne before returning to St Dominic’s, Haverstock Hill. In 1992, he was elected Prior Provincial of the English Province of the Order of Preachers. In 2000 he was elected Prior of Blackfriars, Oxford.

On 7 November 2000, Pope John Paul II appointed him ninth Bishop of Nottingham, and he was ordained to the episcopate by Bishop James McGuinness in St Barnabas Cathedral, Nottingham on 8 December 2000. He was installed as the ninth Archbishop of Liverpool on 1 May 2014, the Feast of St Joseph the Worker.

Archbishop McMahon is the vice president of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, a trustee for the Catholic Trust for England and Wales (CATEW) and National President of Pax Christi, the International Catholic Movement for Peace.

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