News & Stories


Statements from the Diocese and Bishop of Leicester

A former clergy person in the diocese has been convicted of sexual offences from his time as a teacher in a non-church school in the 1970s


Special Service to Thank Our Safeguarding Coordinators

Leicester Cathedral hosted a service for Safeguarding Coordinators from our parish churches and other worshipping communities across Leicestershire


Past Cases Review 2 continues

Work is still underway in our diocese as part of the nationwide review of safeguarding cases in the Church of England



Safeguarding cases review in the Church of England Diocese of Leicester

Work is underway in churches across the Diocese of Leicester, as part of a nationwide independent review of all clergy and church officer files and to take action on any safeguarding concerns.


Past Cases Review 2

Like all the other dioceses in the Church of England, we are conducting Past Cases Review 2 (PCR 2) into safeguarding matters relating to sexual abuse of children or vulnerable adults.


Annual thanksgiving service for the work of Safeguarding Coordinators

More than 80 Safeguarding Coordinators and clergy gathered for the annual service in Leicester Cathedral to give thanks and pray for their work within our churches, schools and chaplaincies.


Bishop Martyn greets the diocese

The Rt Revd Martyn Snow, travelled through county and city on his first day as Bishop of Leicester Designate.


Welcome to the New Bishop of Leicester

The new Bishop of Leicester is to be the Rt Revd Martyn Snow, currently Bishop of Tewkesbury. The announcement was made on the website of 10 Downing Street this morning.


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