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Diocese of Oxford

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.

New report highlights poverty and inequality challenges in our local communities
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New report highlights poverty and inequality challenges in our communities

The report, published by the Diocese of Oxford, tells the story of poverty and inequality in a wide range of
Local church community projects across the Thames Valley awarded £160k
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Local church community projects across the Thames Valley awarded £160k

The Diocese of Oxford has awarded £160k to support eight community and church projects in Berkshire, Buckingham and Oxfordshire through
Honours for services to the Church at Oxford’s Christ Church Cathedral
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Honours for services to the Church at Oxford’s Christ Church Cathedral

Three Honorary Canons have been installed, and one Oxfordshire person admitted to the Order of St Frideswide, at the Christ
The Bishop of Oxford Rt Rev Dr Steven Croft.
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Bishop of Oxford joins environment & climate change select committee

Bishop Steven, a leading advocate of fossil fuel divestment within the Church of England, is among the 13 peers appointed
Diocese of Oxford awards over £200k grants to support 15 projects including a Chaplaincy Team Leader for The Oxford Academy
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Diocese of Oxford awards over £200k grants to support 15 projects

The grants will support projects in churches across Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire, as part of their 4th round of Development
Gavin Collins consecrated as Bishop of Dorchester
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Gavin Collins consecrated as Bishop of Dorchester

The consecration was a prayerful and deeply personal service at Lambeth Palace Chapel, rather than a large-scale celebration in St