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  • A HEAVENLY VIEW OF OUR DIOCESE SHINING FOR THE LORD

    A HEAVENLY VIEW OF OUR DIOCESE SHINING FOR THE LORD

    Thanks to Archdeacon Colin Williams for spotting this wonderful view of the diocese from space, courtesy of astronaut Tim Peake

  • A CAKE FIT FOR A QUEEN AT 90

    A CAKE FIT FOR A QUEEN AT 90

    In Lille on Sunday 24 April there were special prayers and celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday. Don't forget to send us your pictures and news as the parties continue.

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  • CHRIST IS RISEN. HE IS RISEN INDEED!

    CHRIST IS RISEN. HE IS RISEN INDEED!

    The Paschal candle was lit on Saturday evening in Cologne, Germany. Across the Diocese in Europe congregations large and small have celebrated the Risen Christ. See our Easter picture parade.

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  • EASTER HOPE AND LOVE IN BRUSSELS

    EASTER HOPE AND LOVE IN BRUSSELS

    Bishop Robert has sent a special Easter message in the wake of the bombings on the Tuesday of Holy Week. Churches in Belgium have been responding too.

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  • A WEEK TO REMEMBER

    A WEEK TO REMEMBER

    Holy Week, with its theme of suffering and death - yet with the light of hope, has been dominated across the diocese by events in Brussels. We pray the message of New Life will bring peace in a troubled city and beyond

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  • FROM PALMS THROUGH PASSION TO TRIUMPH

    FROM PALMS THROUGH PASSION TO TRIUMPH

    Holy Week began with palms and processions across the diocese. Send us your pictures and stories from now till Easter. paul.needle@churchofengland.org

     

  • MARDI GRAS IN DENMARK

    MARDI GRAS IN DENMARK

    On the final Sunday before Lent the choir and members of St Alban's Copenhagen celebrated with a pancake race - to be fat free ready for Ash Wednesday

  • CHRISTIANS STAND OUT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

    CHRISTIANS STAND OUT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

    A key conference in Brussels highlighted the evils of Human Trafficking and methods used to entrap people into this modern form of slavery

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  • SEE AND HEAR OUR NEWEST ARCHDEACON

    SEE AND HEAR OUR NEWEST ARCHDEACON

    Archdeacon Vickie Sims has just begun her duties in Italy and Malta, after her formal licensing.

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  • ARE YOU SAFEGUARDING TRAINED YET?

    ARE YOU SAFEGUARDING TRAINED YET?

    Our on-line safeguarding course is important. More and more people are completing it. have you done it yet? SEE ONLINE TRAINING A VALUABLE RESOURCE

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  • WELCOME RETURN TO THE CHURCH IN MENTON

    WELCOME RETURN TO THE CHURCH IN MENTON

    A church in Southern France which was badly damaged five years ago has finally reopened for worship - but there is still work to be done

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  • ALL SMILES FOR A BAPTISM IN ST PETERSBURG

    ALL SMILES FOR A BAPTISM IN ST PETERSBURG

    A multi cultural service in Russia reflects the joy of our diocesan diversity

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THIS IS OUR STORY AND WE’RE TELLING IT

THIS IS OUR STORY AND WE'RE TELLING IT

Posted on 26 June 2016

As Europe and the wider world comes to terms with the outcome of the Referendum in the UK with its vote to leave the European Union our clergy have been offering media comment on how the decision may affect Christians in the Diocese in Europe. On Saturday 25 June Bishop Robert spoke to Premier Chri...

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ARCHBISHOPS SPEAK OF RE-IMAGINING EUROPE

ARCHBISHOPS SPEAK OF RE-IMAGINING EUROPE

Posted on 24 June 2016

This joint response was offered by the Archbishops and Canterbury and York on Friday 24 June after the results of the EU Referendum were announced. On Thursday, millions of people from across the United Kingdom voted in the Referendum, and a majority expressed a desire that Britain's future is to b...

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BISHOP DAVID ADDS A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON THE EU REFERENDUM

BISHOP DAVID ADDS A PERSONAL REFLECTION ON THE EU REFERENDUM

Posted on 24 June 2016

Like so many in the UK, Europe and across the world, I awoke today to the news of the outcome of the Referendum with deep sadness. As a Scot with background in Burma and Canada and who serves the Church of England as a bishop I have been immensely proud of my red EU passport and feel such regret tha...

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"BREXIT" - A PERSONAL REFLECTION BY BISHOP ROBERT

Posted on 24 June 2016

Last night was too momentous to spend asleep, so I listened from my hotel bedroom on my mobile phone to events unfolding. At midnight it seemed that the UK would vote to remain in the EU. By dawn it was clear that there was a narrow, albeit clear, margin in favour of leaving. The sunrise here in Nor...

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