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The first Bishop of Loughborough consecrated at Canterbury

History was made when the Archbishop of Canterbury consecrated the first Bishop of Loughborough, the Rt Revd Guli Francis-Dehqani, at Canterbury Cathedral.


Persian woman appointed as first Bishop of Loughborough

The Revd Canon Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani has been appointed as the first Bishop of Loughborough.


Revd Claire Wood announced as new Archdeacon of Loughborough

As Archdeacon of Loughborough, Claire will work to support churches across the western half of the Diocese of Leicester, an area which includes Loughborough, North West Leicestershire, Market Bosworth and Hinckley.


Bishop Christopher announces retirement

Bishop Christopher has today announced that he will retire at the end of May 2017.


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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