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"Greatness will come by the way we treat one another"
Bishop Rose addresses #BlackLivesMatter protest

“'I can’t breathe’ – Can they not hear them?’”
Bishop Rose speaks about events in the USA

Listening on the Way
Our Diocesan Day of Prayer and Pilgrimage Re-imagined for Lockdown

Information for Social Justice
Communities and Partnerships – some responses to the Coronavirus Situation

Postponed events
Please note that all non-essential Diocesan events have now been postponed or cancelled

Inspiring Everyday Faith
Diocesan Synod in Open Session


Inspiring Everyday Faith – Diocesan Synod in Open Session
Saturday 7 March 2020 from 9am to 12.30pm
John Wallis Academy, Ashford

Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin will be addressing synod for the first time and our
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Saying Yes to Life
An evening with Ruth Valerio

Join us at St Paul’s Church in Canterbury on Monday 24 February from 7.30pm for a talk by Ruth Valerio about her Lent book ‘Saying yes to life’, which is the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book for this year.
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Hugh Nelson named as next Bishop of St Germans
Hugh is currently the parish priest of St Mary’s, Goudhurst and Christ Church, Kilndown (known as GK Church), in Canterbury Diocese.

Downing Street has announced that the next Bishop of St Germans is to be the Revd Hugh Nelson. Hugh is currentl
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Response to Peter Ball Documentary


The programme is upsetting but important viewing for all who want to make the Church safer.








The two-part documentary is available to watch online here.

The national church has issued the following response from Bishop Peter H
Open Response to Peter Ball Documentary

A prayer for Haiti
Pray for the nation on the 10th anniversary of the earthquake

Wherever you will be this Sunday (12 January), the Bishop of Dover, the Rt Revd Dr Rose Hudson-Wilkin asks you to join her in prayer to mark the 10th anniversary of Haiti’s devastatin
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