News & Stories


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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Welcoming the Reuilly Contact Group

The Diocese of Leicester hosted the Reuilly Contact Group for their biennial gathering, supporting ecumenical conversations between British and Irish Anglicans and French Protestants.

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Leaders from Across the Diocese Gather to Discern our Future Strategy

On Saturday 27 January, nearly a hundred leaders from across the diocese gathered for a discernment morning to shape and guide the development of our diocesan strategy.

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Exploring Calling For Everyone

Next month we are holding a diocesan vocations day, as an opportunity for people to explore their sense of calling.

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Living Well Together Across Difference

At a time when important, and often difficult, conversations are being held within the Church of England, Christians around the diocese are being encouraged to engage with the reconciliation ministry course, Difference.

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Bishop Martyn calls on Government to develop strategy for integration

On Thursday 14 September, Bishop Martyn spoke in the House of Lords calling for a robust long-term strategy from Government to help people of different faiths and cultures live well together here in the UK.

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Quiet retreat day for clergy partners

Faith, fellowship, and a warming fire were at the heart of a recent quiet retreat day for clergy partners in the diocese


Stories of faith from Easter Baptisms and Confirmations

This Easter Sunday saw our Bishops out in the diocese for services and sharing the message of transforming hope for the suffering from families hit by the cost of living, to the challenges for farmers and asylum seekers in our county


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 and Leicestershire church leaders petition councils and MPs

Churches Together in Leicestershire has thanked churches for efforts to help their communities in the cost of living crisis

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