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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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Latest News

SHARING OUR EXPERIENCE AFTER TERROR ATTACKS

SHARING OUR EXPERIENCE AFTER TERROR ATTACKS

Posted on 17 July 2016

Bishop Robert has been telling radio listeners in Britain about how the church in Nice has been responding to the aftermath of Friday’s terror attacks when a lorry careered into the crowds celebrating Bastille Day. The Bishop had already planned to be in Nice for a meeting with clergy on Satu...

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CANDLES HELP COUNT THE COST IN NICE

CANDLES HELP COUNT THE COST IN NICE

Posted on 15 July 2016

The Bishop of the Diocese in Europe will be taking part in a candle-lit service of prayer, silence and reflection in Holy Trinity Church, Nice on Saturday at 12.45pm to mark the tragic events which led to the death over more than 80 people with many scores of others injured. The service is open to...

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WELCOME TO OUR BLOGGING BISHOP

WELCOME TO OUR BLOGGING BISHOP

Posted on 13 July 2016

The diocesan communications network has a new strand with the arrival of Bishop Robert’s Blog. For those unaware of the origin of the term blog it’s an abbreviation of a “Web Log” and is intended to reflect the Bishop’s journeys, meetings and ministry. In our new webs...

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BISHOP ROBERT TELLS SYNOD OF SHOCK AND TEARS OVER BREXIT

BISHOP ROBERT TELLS SYNOD OF SHOCK AND TEARS OVER BREXIT

Posted on 12 July 2016

In an impassioned speech to the General Synod meeting in York Bishop Robert has been speaking about the effect of the Referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union has had on the Diocese in Europe. He spoke about the many church members in Brussels who are upset and anxious at the result. ...

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