Browse news and features about the Diocese of Oxford – a Church of England diocese that forms part of the Province of Canterbury, and broadly speaking, covers the geographical areas of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. The diocese is led by the Bishop of Oxford, Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, whose seat is at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.
The report, published by the Diocese of Oxford, tells the story of poverty and inequality in a wide range of community and church contexts across the Thames Valley region.
The Diocese of Oxford has awarded £160k to support eight community and church projects in Berkshire, Buckingham and Oxfordshire through its Development Fund grant scheme.
Three Honorary Canons have been installed, and one Oxfordshire person admitted to the Order of St Frideswide, at the Christ Church Cathedral on 22 June.
Bishop Steven, a leading advocate of fossil fuel divestment within the Church of England, is among the 13 peers appointed to the Lords Select Committee.
The grants will support projects in churches across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire, as part of their 4th round of Development Fund grant awards.
The consecration was a prayerful and deeply personal service at Lambeth Palace Chapel, rather than a large-scale celebration in St Paul’s Cathedral.