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Statement on renewed Leicester lockdown

The Bishops and our Dean, as well as other faith leaders in Leicestershire have signed a joint statement following the new lockdown


Bishop of Leicester speaks of heavy hearts as lockdown returns

Bishop Martyn speaks as churches and church schools in the city, and some neighbouring parts of the county, have to close once more.


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


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.


Planning for mourning and thanksgiving for Leicester and Leicestershire

The Bishop of Leicester has confirmed planning for a memorial service for local people who have died of coronavirus and thanksgiving for health and care workers


Church is changing as we face the challenge of Corona virus

The Bishop of Leicester has issued a video message urging us to 'look outwards to care for people and upwards to pray for people'.


Seeking Environment Champions in Every Deanery

As we step up our care for God's creation, the Diocesan Environment Group is hoping to recruit eager participants from each deanery.


Home for Good Resources for Mothering Sunday

Local charity, Home for Good Leicester has resources for churches planning services for Mothering Sunday.


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.

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