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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?

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'

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.

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

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

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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