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Bishop condemns 'blasphemous' cross use

Published: 14th August 2017

The Bishop of Wolverhampton condemns the use of a cross in a Britain First protest.


Encouraged by Festival

Published: 27th July 2017

Musicians from across the country came together at Shallowford House near Stone on Sunday as part of Encourage Festival.


Appointment of Persian woman as bishop welcomed

Published: 11th July 2017

Bishop Michael congratulates Canon Guli Francis-Dehqani - the first Bishop of Loughborough.


Shrewsbury Abbey gets Lottery boost

Published: 3rd July 2017

The historic building has received a £216,900 National Lottery grant.


22 new curates ordained

Published: 2nd July 2017

11 deacons were ordained on Saturday and 11 on Sunday at Lichfield Cathedral.


Meole Brace trio set for ordination

Published: 29th June 2017

A Shrewsbury church will celebrate the ordination of three new curates.


Tackling homelessness together

Published: 29th June 2017

People from faith groups came together to act on rising homelessness in the West Midlands.


Wedgwood backs Places of Welcome campaign

Published: 27th June 2017

Pottery giant Wedgwood supports the crowdfunding campaign which offers a warm welcome.


Congregation of Classic Cars

Published: 23rd June 2017

Over 50 vehicles help ignite a fresh expression of church for car lovers.


Working together for the Common Good

Published: 20th June 2017

A Church project creates a striking community art piece inspired by Jo Cox MP.


Gill shocked by OBE

Published: 20th June 2017

The headteacher at a Stoke Church School is 'honoured' with Queen's recognition.


Help spread Places of Welcome

Published: 15th June 2017

Back a new crowdfunding campaign to offer a warm welcome.


Bishop in Llanyblodwell

Published: 15th June 2017

The Bishop of Lichfield visited a far-flung corner of the Diocese to see a unique church.


Reach for the Spires

Published: 12th June 2017

Efforts to save redundant church go to new heights.


Bishop welcomes Woolwich pilgrims

Published: 12th June 2017

Bishop Michael welcomes visitors from his ex-diocese at the centre of the recent terror attack.


Life-givers highlighted at funerals conference

Published: 8th June 2017

Pioneering work from Lichfield Diocese featured in national conference


NHS Prayer Walk gets underway

Published: 26th May 2017

A 180-mile prayer pilgrimage for the NHS sets off from Stafford.


Thy Kingdom Come begins in Burton

Published: 25th May 2017

Bishop Michael joins Christians in Burton on Ascension Day as Thy Kingdom Come launches.


Diocese stands with Manchester

Published: 24th May 2017

Lichfield Diocese stands with Manchester following Monday's terrorist attack.


Hundreds gather to 'Come Follow Christ'

Published: 22nd May 2017

People from throughout the Diocese gathered at Lichfield Cathedral to celebrate together.


Armed Forces Covenant signed

Published: 18th May 2017

The Diocese pledges its support to the Armed Forces community across the Midlands.


Dementia Friendly first for diocese

Published: 17th May 2017

Lichfield diocese is the first nationally to be recognised as a dementia-friendly community.


Giving life

Published: 10th May 2017

Christians across the Diocese are being urged to become organ donors as part of their giving.


Near Neighbours celebrate together

Published: 3rd May 2017

People come together to celebrate the good work of Near Neighbours in the Black Country.


Grassroots Voices have their say

Published: 26th April 2017

A new project to give Wolverhampton people a voice has officially got off the ground.


Over 150 Places of Welcome

Published: 24th April 2017

The latest Place of Welcome to open in Lichfield sees the national total pass 150.


Rabbi and Bishop in conversation

Published: 19th April 2017

The Bishop of Lichfield and a leading Rabbi engaged in debate in Whittington.


Walking in hope: Bishop Michael's Easter Message

Published: 16th April 2017

Easter is about walking together in hope, says the Bishop of Lichfield.


Thanksgiving Service and tributes for Bishop Keith

Published: 12th April 2017

The Thanksgiving Service for the Rt Revd Keith Sutton will take place on 10 May at Lichfield Cathedral.


Bishop joins church leaders on pilgrimage

Published: 11th April 2017

Bishop Michael joined two new Church Rectors on an urban pilgrimage through Stoke-on-Trent.

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