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The latest news and features from the Diocese of Oxford. To contact the press office, please call 01865 208 277 (out of hours 07824 906 839) or email

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Clergy comings and goings

First published on: 23rd January 2024

Clergy comings and goings in the Diocese of Oxford: October to December 2023

Oxford joins together in friendship

First published on: 22nd January 2024

Hundreds of people gathered in Oxford last night to join together in humanity and friendship. 

Care for creation at heart of farm's environmental approach

First published on: 18th January 2024

A Bucklebury farm has become the 50th partner of eco-charity A Rocha UK for its environmental and bio-diversity work. 

More than £250,000 granted to churches for projects

First published on: 18th January 2024

Thirteen churches across the diocese have been successful in the latest round of grants from the Development Fund. 

Next Dean of Wells to be the Revd Canon Toby Wright

First published on: 15th January 2024

The King has approved the appointment of the Reverend Canon Toby Wright, Team Rector of Witney and Honorary Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, to be appointed as Dean of Wells, in succession to the Very Reverend Dr John Davies.

Awards celebrate distinguished service to the church

First published on: 10th January 2024

Ten awards for distinguished service to the church will be presented during a service at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford on 27 January.

Church volunteer Ian recognised for community work

First published on: 9th January 2024

A church volunteer described as a lifeline for the people he helps, Ian Clark has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year honours list.

New Year honours for clergy

First published on: 4th January 2024

Two vicars from the diocese have been recognised for their service to their communities in the King's New Year honours list.

Faith communities join national friendship initiative

First published on: 3rd January 2024

All are invited to attend a special event held to draw people from all backgrounds together in peace.

New Year's Day 2024

First published on: 31st December 2023

Read New Year messages from our bishops.

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