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After churches were instructed to put public worship meetings on hold last week to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, many churches have taken to meeting online instead. ...Click the photo for more.

The Bishop of Coventry is supporting an initiative of Pope Francis who is encouraging people throughout the world to pray the Lord's Prayer at 11:00 am on Wednesday (UK time). ...Click the photo for more.

In response to the statement issued by the Prime Minister on Monday evening, the Bishop of Coventry has said, "We are living through extraordinary times that are making great demands upon people. There is a threat to life and the Government has rightly taken action to reduce that threat." ...Click the photo for more.

Due to Government advice the Diocesan office is currently closed. Staff are still available to serve and support, they are working from home and are contactable by email. ...Click the photo for more.

The Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, is pleased to announce that Mrs April Gold has been appointed as the Diocesan Director of Education. April will take up the post in September following the retirement of our current Diocesan Director of Education, Canon Linda Wainscot. ...Click the photo for more.

In 2019 St Mary's Church in Atherstone entered into a partnership with the Pro Cathedral in Kapsabet, Kenya, growing on the link between the Diocese of Coventry and the Diocese of Kapsabet. In February this year a team from St Mary's visited the Diocese of Kapsabet. The Revd Michael Brandsma, Vicar of St Mary's, writes about their visit. ...Click the photo for more.

From the 20th January to the 29th January, the Revd Sheila Bridge (Vicar of St Peter and St John, Rugby) and Bishop John led a Diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Here Sheila writes about the experience. ...Click the photo for more.

The Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs division has published advice to parishes on practical steps to reduce the risk of infection from Coronavirus (COVID-19). ...Click the photo for more.

Thousands of people will take action to help tackle Climate Change as part of the Church of England’s first ever official green Lent campaign, launched last week by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. ...Click the photo for more.

The Bishop of Coventry, the Right Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, has welcomed the return of the Christian Resources Exhibition to the Midlands for the first time in five years. CRE will take place at the National Agricultural Exhibition Centre, Stoneleigh Park on the 4th and 5th March. ...Click the photo for more.