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Black History-Themed Journal of Intercultural Mission features Leicester Diocese

Bishop Martyn writes in the Oxford Journal for Intercultural Mission about our diocese’s journey in developing intercultural worshipping communities and his personal journey to becoming more aware of racial injustice in the Church and the wider world.

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Bishop Martyn argues for UK to support climate-resilience in low-income nations

On Thursday 11 January, Bishop Martyn spoke in the House of Lords about how the Government should respond to the impact of climate change on developing nations.

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A Christmas Message from Bishop Martyn & Bishop Saju

In their Christmas message, filmed at Launde Abbey, Bishop Martyn and Bishop Saju share what it means for the birth of Christ to have brought joy to the world, even in times of uncertainty and conflict.

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Bishop Martyn gives keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ conference

On Tuesday 17 October, Bishop Martyn gave the keynote address at Reconciliation Initiatives’ first racial justice conference, drawing on his reflections on our diocese's journey towards intercultural communities.


Bishop highlights Leicester expertise and calls for more social housing

Bishop Martyn spoke during a short debate in the House of Lords and called for the Government to increase the social housing stock.


Bishop Martyn speaks in favour of the Carers' Leave Bill

Bishop Martyn spoke in the House of Lords today in favour of the Carers' Leave Bill which, if passed, would give employees the right to a week's leave to help them manage their caring responsibilities.


Bishop's statement at General Synod during Living in Love and Faith debate

Bishop Martyn speaks out against aggression that has hurt LGBTQI+ Christians


General Synod to debate Bishops' Living in Love and Faith proposals

Bishops committed to a church that is diverse, where people can hold very different views and nevertheless live well together, and worship and work together in God’s kingdom


Bishop speaks on Living in Love and Faith (LLF)

The LLF proposals will be outlined in a report to the Church’s General Synod, which meets in London in February.


Bishop calls for greater recognition of faith groups in resilience law

The Bishop of Leicester spoke in a House of Lords debate on the Civil Contingencies Act

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