News & Stories


Our Big BAME Conversation: A safe space for usually hidden voices to be heard

A recent online conversation with people in our churches of BAME heritage called for an ongoing process allowing more of such voices to be heard in our shared conversations as a diocese.


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.


Bishop's letter in The Times calls for full inquiry into impact of COVID-19 and Government action to tackle racism 

The Bishop of Loughborough is calling for a comprehensive public enquiry following this week's report highlighting disparities in impact of the Coronavirus, as well as urging the Government to outline what steps will be taken to tackle racial prejudice more widely.


Bishop Martyn leads Synod vote to apologise for racism in the Church of England

General Synod votes unanimously after Bishop Martyn talks about the Church taking first steps into a new culture defined by humility


BAME partner churches evening

Churches from city and county gathered as part of our Intercultural Worshipping Communities project


A church for all ages, backgrounds, cultures and nationalities

Churches in Leicestershire are taking small steps towards a more culturally inclusive approach to growing and following Jesus


Bishiop Guli's latest Radio 4 'Thought For The Day'

Read the text of the Bishop of Loughborough's most recent BBC Radio 4 Thought For The Day about her prayer, as an Iranian and a Christian, that ongoing responses to the death of Iranian General Soleimani will draw on traditions reflected in Iran's poetry, its rich culture and in the worship of the magi at the feet of the Christ child.


Gathering together for Global Carol Service

Our Global Carol Service was held at the weekend and brought a feast of colour and music to Leicester Cathedral.


Gathering together for Leicestershire's Global Carol Service

A feast of colour and culture, the Diocese of Leicester service is open to all. Civic and community guests will be welcomed by the Bishop of Leicester Martyn Snow.

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