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Faith and community groups mark Holocaust Memorial Day
Communities and faith groups from across the Diocese came together on Monday 27 January to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

Survivor voices ‘must be heard’ in Church safeguarding review
Victims and survivors of church-related abuse are invited to come forward as part of a safeguarding review in the Diocese of Rochester.  

Stories of #Everyday Faith shared in Beckenham
Members of St Paul's, Beckenham have been sharing how their faith is expressed in their day-to-day life and work, as part of the national #EverydayFaith campaign.

We need to talk about Clergy Abuse in the Church of England
A pastoral conversation for clergy to discuss the impact and issues raised by recent media coverage around Peter Ball, Rev Jonathan Fletcher and Peter Smyth.

The Church's Darkest Secret - A Response
In order to allow us to further hear the voice of victims and survivors of church-related abuse, we are purchasing 20 copies of the book - 'Letters to a Broken Church' to be shared across the Diocese.

Saying Yes to Life
Dr Ruth Valerio will be installed to the honorary position as Canon Theologian at Rochester Cathedral during a service of Evensong at 3.15pm on Sunday 23 February.

Bishop of Rochester welcomes appointment of new Lord Lieutenant of Kent
Bishop James has welcomed the appointment of the new Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Lady Bella Colgrain.

Bishop Simon considers the decade ahead
As we begin a new year, Bishop Simon Burton-Jones considers what needs to define the decade ahead.

Finding God in the everyday
New resources and films to help deepen relationships with God across the Diocese as national campaign begins.

New tool to measure church carbon footprints
The Diocese of Rochester has been invited to take part in a pilot to test a new tool to help churches measure their carbon footprint


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