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New see for Leicester minorities

by staff reporters

Posted: 17 Feb 2017 @ 12:04

THE General Synod has given its support to a proposal requesting the creation a new suffragan see of Loughborough to “support and grow” black and ethnic-minority (BAME) Christian communities in the diocese of Leicester.

The proposal was moved by the Bishop of Leicester, the Rt Revd Martyn Snow, on Wednesday morn­ing. Under the Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure of 2007, the Bishop requires the permission of the Synod before he can petition the Queen in Council for a new suffragan ...

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