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Our Big BAME Conversation: A safe space for usually hidden voices to be heard
A recent online conversation with people in our churches of BAME heritage called for an ongoing process allowing more of such voices to be heard in our shared conversations as a diocese.
Open Our Big BAME Conversation: A safe space for usually hidden voices to be heard

Calling for the Church to examine its own record on racism
Our Bishops 'Taking the Knee' on the front page, an article by Bishop Guli and another by our BAME Mission Enabler, Revd Lusa, all feature in the latest edition of Church of England Newspaper
Open Calling for the Church to examine its own record on racism

Bishops Take The Knee
The Bishops of Leicester and Loughborough 'Took The Knee' outside Leicester Cathedral to mark two weeks since George Floyd's death and highlight injustice in our own society.
Open Bishops Take The Knee

Bishop's letter in The Times calls for full inquiry into impact of COVID-19 and Government action to tackle racism 
The Bishop of Loughborough is calling for a comprehensive public enquiry following this week’s report highlighting disparities in impact of the Coronavirus, as well as urging the Government to outline what steps will be taken to tackle racial prejudice more widely.
Open Bishop's letter in The Times calls for full inquiry into impact of COVID-19 and Government action to tackle racism 

Bishop Martyn leads Synod vote to apologise for racism in the Church of England
General Synod votes unanimously after Bishop Martyn talks about the Church taking first steps into a new culture defined by humility
Open Bishop Martyn leads Synod vote to apologise for racism in the Church of England

BAME partner churches evening
Churches from city and county gathered as part of our Intercultural Worshipping Communities project
Open BAME partner churches evening

A church for all ages, backgrounds, cultures and nationalities
Churches in Leicestershire are taking small steps towards a more culturally inclusive approach to growing and following Jesus
Open A church for all ages, backgrounds, cultures and nationalities

Bishiop Guli's latest Radio 4 'Thought For The Day'
Read the text of the Bishop of Loughborough's most recent BBC Radio 4 Thought For The Day about her prayer, as an Iranian and a Christian, that ongoing responses to the death of Iranian General Soleimani will draw on traditions reflected in Iran’s poetry, its rich culture and in the worship of the magi at the feet of the Christ child.
Open Bishiop Guli's latest Radio 4 'Thought For The Day'

Gathering together for Global Carol Service
Our Global Carol Service was held at the weekend and brought a feast of colour and music to Leicester Cathedral.
Open Gathering together for Global Carol Service

Gathering together for Leicestershire’s Global Carol Service
A feast of colour and culture, the Diocese of Leicester service is open to all. Civic and community guests will be welcomed by the Bishop of Leicester Martyn Snow.
Open Gathering together for Leicestershire’s Global Carol Service

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