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Jim Curry (bishop)

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The Reverend Monsignor

James Curry
Titular Bishop of Ramsbury
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed22 April 2024
Installed18 June 2024
Other post(s)Auxiliary Bishop in Westminster
Ordination17 May 1986
by Basil Hume
Consecration18 June 2024
by Vincent Nichols
Personal details
James Curry

(1960-06-01) 1 June 1960 (age 64)
DenominationRoman Catholic

James Curry (born 1 June 1960) is an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was appointed as an auxiliary bishop of Westminster by Pope Francis on 22 April 2024.[1]


James Curry was born in Stepney, London on 1 June 1960. He completed his studies for the priesthood at Allen Hall Seminary and obtained his Baccalaureate in Theology at the Catholic University of Louvain.

He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Westminster on 17 May 1986.

He held the following positions: Parish Vicar of Precious Blood in Edmonton (1986–1990); Parochial Vicar of St. Francis of Assisi of Notting Hill (1990–1994); Personal secretary to the Archbishop of Westminster, first to Cardinal Hume (1994–1999) and subsequently to Cardinal Murphy O'Connor (2000–2002); Parish Priest of Our Lady of Grace and St. Edward, Chiswick (2002–2008); Parish Priest of Our Lady of Victories in Kensington (since 2008); Episcopal Vicar of the Western Pastoral Area (2013–2016); since 2013, Chair of the Presbyteral Council; Chaplain of the Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea (2021–2022); Chaplain to the Lord Mayor of London (2020-21). Prior of the Westminster Section of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre (KCHS) Trustee of the Friends of the Holy Land and Pilgrimage People. [2]

He was consecrated bishop at Westminster Cathedral on 18 June 2024 by Cardinal Vincent Nichols with Archbishops Malcolm McMahon and George Stack as co-consecrators.


  1. ^ "Pope appoints a new Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Westminster". Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. 22 April 2024. Retrieved 22 April 2024.
  2. ^ "Resignations and Appointments, 22.04.2024". Holy See Press Office. Press Office of the Holy See. 22 April 2024. Retrieved 22 April 2024.