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Statement from Hereford Diocese regarding Bishop Richard Jackson

Published on: 2nd March 2020

A spokesperson for Hereford Diocese said: “We can confirm that following his return from Venice, on Tuesday 25 February, the Rt Revd Richard Jackson sought advice from NHS 111 and took the precautionary measure of self-isolating


Bishop of Ludlow visits those affected by the floods

Published on: 21st February 2020

Visiting Tenbury Wells this afternoon it was heartwarming to see the community spirit and hard work of the fire service and many volunteers as the cleaning up operation continues


Open Letter from the Bishop of Hereford and Bishop of Ludlow

Published on: 16th February 2020

To the people of Hereford Diocese an Open letter from the Bishop of Hereford, Rt Revd Richard Jackson and Bishop of Ludlow, Rt Revd Alistair Magowan


Advice on Coronavirus

Published on: 14th February 2020


PCR2 Safeguarding Review

Published on: 3rd February 2020

In 2007, the Church of England commissioned a national Past Case Review (PCR) which sought to look at the handling by the Church of child protection cases over many years.


Hereford Times Article - 16/01/2020

Published on: 16th January 2020

I can remember as a very young child asking my grandparents what a certain wooden item was used for, and being told it was to help darn clothes.


Statement following the recent BBC2 programme regarding Bishop Peter Ball and church safeguarding

Published on: 15th January 2020

Last night, BBC2 broadcast the second part of Exposed: The Church’s Darkest Secret, which looked at the sexual abuse carried out by the former Bishop of Gloucester, Bishop Peter Ball, and the attempts to bring him to justice


The Ven Andrew Woodhouse - Memorial Evensong

Published on: 13th January 2020

Andrew Woodhouse late archdeacon of Ludlow 1970-82 and archdeacon of Hereford 1982 till his retirement in 1991.


New Bishop of Hereford service of confirmation

Published on: 8th January 2020

The election of the Rt Revd Richard Jackson as Bishop of Hereford was confirmed on Tuesday 7th January at St Mary-le-Bow. During the service, the Archbishop of Canterbury confirmed the election made by the College of Canons at Hereford Cathedral on the 6th December 2019.


Bishop of Ludlow Announces Retirement

Published on: 6th January 2020

The Bishop of Ludlow, the Rt Revd Alistair Magowan, has today announced he will retire at the end of April. He has been both a Suffragan Bishop and Archdeacon in the Diocese of Hereford since 2009. Bishop Alistair’s last official service will be on Easter day 2020 with a farewell in the Cathedral later that month.


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