Welcome

We are the Church of England Diocese of Leicester. Our vision is the Kingdom of God.

We are a family of more than 18,000 Christians who worship in church buildings, houses and schools, as well as community and outdoor spaces. We believe in encouraging every Christian to live out their faith in everyday life, as they pray, tell others about God, and demonstrate God’s love for the world in their actions. With over 320 churches, 234 parishes, almost 100 schools and academy trusts, and a rapidly growing number of fresh expressions of Church, we are proud to be a rural diocese with urban heartlands.

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News and Stories

Survivors and victims contribute to Past Cases Review 2 Reports

5th October 2022

Bishop Martyn shares a video message as we publish our local PCR2 Report and Action Plan...

Bishop Martyn joins prayer vigil

3rd October 2022

People came to pray for unity, reconciliation, harmony and peace among our communities in Leicester....

Bishop quotes the Queen's encouragement to work for unity at special service

18th September 2022

Civic dignitaries and Cadets and guests from other faiths took part in this moving service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for The Queen....

Events and training

Tuesday 18th of October
Thursday 20th of October

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