News & Stories

Prayer cards for Comfort and Hope

More than a million free prayer cards have been delivered to cathedrals and churches of all denominations, including our very own Leicester Cathedral. They aim to help people find comfort and hope in this world of uncertainty and has been shaped by people’s experience of the pandemic.  



Ten years since the dig that found King Richard III

August 2022 brings the 10th anniversary of the Greyfriars archaeological dig in Leicester, which uncovered the remains of King's remains.


Bishop Martyn's blog from the Lambeth Conference

Part 1 of the Bishop's of Leicester's blog 'A Global Church'


Bishop at official opening of Leicester Hebrew Congregation’s heritage centre.

Chief Rabbi joined by guests to celebrate the faith's past, present and future at the Synagogue


SoundCafe celebrates project with powerful short film

Our Bishop Mission Order's charity supporting vulnerable people and those experiencing homelessness has launched the film entitled 'Speaking of Homelessness'


New Pioneer Priest in Charge licensed in Braunstone

St Peter’s, Braunstone, has a new minister, Nigel Rostock who has been licensed as vicar and Pioneer Priest by Bishop Martyn.


Bishops' Statement on Lambeth Conference Call on Human Dignity

Our Bishops are calling us to pray as they share their position on the recent Lambeth Conference Call on human dignity.


How Christian's faith and family inspired him to be part of a new play at Curve

There’s a play called ‘Ruka’ opening at the Curve theatre in Leicester this weekend, marking the 50th anniversary of the Ugandan Asian exodus. Friend of the diocese and local actor, Christian Obokoh, plays a guide in the drama. We spent a little time talking to him about ‘Ruka’ and how his faith and own family’s journey has inspired him to help tell the Uganda 50 story…


Diocese welcomes bishops from around the world

As bishops from around the world have been arriving in the UK for the Lambeth Conference, we in the Diocese of Leicester have been providing a welcome and hospitality for some of the bishops from elsewhere in the Anglican Communion with whom we have particular links.


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