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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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ALL CANINES GREAT AND SMALL

ALL CANINES GREAT AND SMALL

Posted on 24 September 2016

“Our church never looked like this before!” was one response to the first Animal Blessing Service ever at St. Alban's in the Danish capital of Copenhagen on Sunday 11 September. The service was led by Rev Palle Thordal and Licensed Lay Reader Ursula Sonnewald. There were 13 dogs, one do...

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NEW ARCHDEACON OF FRANCE APPOINTED

NEW ARCHDEACON OF FRANCE APPOINTED

Posted on 24 September 2016

After consultations with clergy and laity of the Archdeaconry of France and with other senior colleagues in the diocese Bishop Robert has appointed Canon Meurig Williams to take over as Archdeacon from the beginning of October. The bishop comments; “Overall, the post struck me as highly deman...

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A SENSE OF HOPE IN A HISTORIC MOMENT

A SENSE OF HOPE IN A HISTORIC MOMENT

Posted on 21 September 2016

Bishop Robert and Archdeacon of Italy and Malta, Vickie Sims have been recalling the sense of hope and encouragement as they have joined the Archbishop of Canterbury among Anglican visitors who were guests of the Community of Sant'Egidio at the historic city of Assisi in Northern Italy Archbishop J...

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A DOUBLE CELEBRATION IN MARSEILLE

A DOUBLE CELEBRATION IN MARSEILLE

Posted on 20 September 2016

David Greenwood writes from the South of France “On Sunday morning, 18 September 2016, at All Saints’ Marseille, two young men, Mr. Jules Ngangue and Mr. Christophe Lomon were received into the Church of England and the global Anglican Communion.  Jules from Cameroon and Chris from...

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