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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.

Tricolor in light at Trafalgar Square, January 2015
Richard Chartres / 17 November 2015

London stands in solidarity with Paris

Bishop Richard reflects on his recent visit to Moscow where he gave a speech at a bi-lateral symposium with the Russian Orthodox Church and also met with Russia’s Islamic leader, the Supreme Mufti.

Refugees outside a tent, with the word 'Jesus' written on it
Richard Chartres / 12 November 2015

Lent Appeal 2016 – Persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria

2016’s Lent Appeal is in aid of persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria. The Bishop of London asks his parishes to pray for, and to give to, the appeal.

The Right Reverend and Right Honourable Dr Richard Chartres KCVO, Bishop of London gives the Address.
Richard Chartres / 29 October 2015

600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt

The Bishop of London’s address, delivered in Westminster Abbey for the 600th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Agincourt.

Richard Chartres / 7 September 2015

Welcome and installation of new bishops and archdeacon

The new bishops of Kensington, Edmonton and Islington, and the Archdeacon of Hampstead, will be installed at St Paul’s Cathedral on 6 October 2015.

Richard Chartres / 8 July 2015

New bishops of Edmonton, Islington and new Archdeacon of Hampstead

The Revd Rob Wickham is to serve as Bishop of Edmonton and the Revd Ric Thorpe will serve as Bishop of Islington. Prebendary John Hawkins will succeed Luke Miller as Archdeacon of Hampstead.

Bishop of London in procession at 2005 bombing commemoration service
Richard Chartres / 7 July 2015

The Tenth Anniversary of the London Bombings: A Service of Commemoration

“There could have been so easily demonstrations of anger but beyond the numbing shock there was solidarity. London had been attacked and our unity was in our grieving.”

Bishop of London preaching at ordination of deacons 2015
Richard Chartres / 4 July 2015

Ordination of Deacons 2015

The Bishop of London’s sermon at the Ordination of Deacons, Petertide 2015.

Richard Chartres / 2 July 2015

A new Bishop of Kensington

Number 10 announced this morning that the Queen has approved the appointment of the Revd Dr Graham Tomlin as Bishop of Kensington.

The Ven Liz Adekunle
Richard Chartres / 1 July 2015

A new Archdeacon of Hackney

The Revd Liz Adekunle, Chaplain of St John’s College Cambridge, has been invited to succeed Rachel Treweek as Archdeacon of Hackney.

Richard Chartres / 26 June 2015

London Callings

Vocations to Christian ministry will be highlighted this All Saintstide. London Callings is an online resource to help people discern God’s calling to them.

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