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About Richard Chartres

The Rt Revd Richard Chartres KCVO was the 132nd Bishop of London from November 1995 until March 2017.

The Bishop of London preaching at Southwark Cathedral
Richard Chartres / 26 April 2016

Shakespeare Celebration 2016

The Bishop of London gave a sermon marking the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare, in the presence of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.

Richard Chartres / 27 March 2016

Easter Day 2016

The Bishop of London’s sermon on Easter Day at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Bishop Richard Chartres preaching at St Paul's Cathedral
Richard Chartres / 24 March 2016

Maundy Thursday 2016

The Bishop of London’s sermon preached at the Chrism Mass at St Paul’s Cathedral on Maundy Thursday.

The Bishop of London in front of the 'prayer map'.
Richard Chartres / 27 February 2016

Week of Prayer in preparation for Pentecost

In May we will join with Christians around the country and hold our fourth Week of Prayer in preparation for the great Feast of Pentecost.

Looking out from St Paul's Cathedral after 2014 Chrism Mass
Richard Chartres / 10 February 2016

Arrangements for the Maundy Thursday Eucharist 2016

Invitation to the Maundy Thursday Eucharist 2016, including practical arrangements for clergy and licensed ministers.

Prayers on the Move flyer
Richard Chartres / 16 January 2016

Prayers on the Move

Prayers on the Move is a campaign by SPCK to encourage people to take time to pray.

New archdeacons commissioned by Bishop of London
Richard Chartres / 13 January 2016

New Chair for London Diocesan Board for Schools

The Ven Luke Miller, Archdeacon of London, is the new Chair for London Diocesan Board for Schools.

Richard Chartres / 25 December 2015

Christmas Day 2015

In the beginning was Communication; and the communication was from the side of God.

All Hallows Bow procession with lights
Richard Chartres / 24 December 2015

Christmas Message 2015

“We all need to seek for a greater and richer unity” argues Bishop Richard in his Christmas Message this year.

Richard Chartres / 9 December 2015

Our budget and plans for 2016 and beyond

Key elements of the London Diocesan Fund and Capital Vision budgets of our plans for 2016 and beyond.

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