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Alan Fletcher Awarded Canterbury Cross in Lambeth Awards
Alan Fletcher, who worships at St Mary de Castro Church in the city, has been awarded the Canterbury Cross for Services to the Church of England.
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Bishop of Loughborough Praises Work of Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation
Bishop of Loughborough, Guli Francis-Dehqani, on the Emergency Grant scheme through the Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation helping charities in this uncertain time.
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Statement on renewed Leicester lockdown
The Bishops and our Dean, as well as other faith leaders in Leicestershire have signed a joint statement following the new lockdown

Bishop Guli joins calls for changes to inhumane immigration detention
The Bishop of Loughborough has joined Christian leaders in signing a letter to the government opposing its inhumane practice of indefinite immigration detention in the UK.
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Bishop of Leicester speaks of heavy hearts as lockdown returns
Bishop Martyn speaks as churches and church schools in the city, and some neighbouring parts of the county, have to close once more.

Working together through change
Following the Prime Minister's announcement that church services may be able to resume from 4 July, Bishop Martyn has released a statement
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What’s happening with the Link Dioceses?
With the incessant virus news, it’s easy to lose track of our sisters and brothers in our link sibling dioceses of Kilimanjaro & Kiteto in Tanzania, Trichy in India and Wyoming in USA. Here's an update, and how you can pray for them.
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Bishop Guli joins other faith leaders in calling for child refugees to be given sanctuary in the UK
The Bishop of Loughborough has signed a letter with 250 0ther faith leaders urging the Prime Minister to change the rules on child refugees
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What do YOU see?
Revd Lusa Ngoy our diocesan BAME enabler and lead on Intercultural Worshipping Communities wrote this powerful poem as a personal response to the tragic killing of George Floyd. Here it is performed by a number of colleagues and friends from around the diocese. What do you see?
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St John's Hinckley provides food for families in need
During lockdown, St John's have been working with Transforming Lives for Good to deliver 'Boxes of Hope'
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