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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

Statement by the Bishops of Leicester and Loughborough about annexation of land in the West Bank
Read the statement made by the Bishops of Leicester and Loughborough about annexation of land in the West Bank
Open Statement by the Bishops of Leicester and Loughborough about annexation of land in the West Bank

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

Sharing faith through art
Lockdown has been quite a journey for Hayley. Here she reveals to us how a recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and a break from the busyness of her ‘normal life’ as a teacher, has inspired her to share her faith with others through art…
Open Sharing faith through art

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 

How faith and acting on climate change are linked
Erica is 16 years old, a Christian and a climate activist. She sits on the Bishop’s Youth Council and the Diocesan Environmental Group, as well as being a prominent figure in the youth movement, Climate Strike Leicester.
Open How faith and acting on climate change are linked

Registering to work towards becoming an Eco Diocese
The diocese has registered with awarding body A Rocha to become an Eco Diocese within the next two years. Read to find out how some churches are making steps forward as part of this commitment.
Open Registering to work towards becoming an Eco Diocese

Generosity for SoundCafe
Paragon Bank PLC have made a very generous donation of £10,000 to SoundCafe Leicester which will further support the work of the City centre based charity with people who are homeless, isolated and vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
Open Generosity for SoundCafe

Thy Kingdom Come in Leicestershire
Stories from across the county as they committed to pray as part of Thy Kingdom Come
Open Thy Kingdom Come in Leicestershire

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