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Open letter to MPs on UK Aid cuts

First published on: 25th November 2020

The Bishop of Oxford responds to the chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement that the UK will cut overseas aid.

Bishop John on collective worship

First published on: 10th December 2019

Bishop John on collective worship. The National Governors Association issued a statement last week that the requirement for daily collective worship in schools without a designated religious character should be abolished.

Bishop considers the appliance of science

First published on: 15th May 2019

CHRISTIANS must think seriously about the implications of developments in artificial intelligence (AI).That is the message from the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, as he joins the Government's Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence. AI is a relatively new field where machines develop some of the qualities of the human mind.

Blessing a new building project

First published on: 15th May 2019

On Sunday 16th July Bishop Steven came to The Church of the Holy Spirit, Bedgrove, Aylesbury to bless a new building project.

Foodbank's anniversary highlights growing poverty

First published on: 19th March 2019

Foodbank's anniversary highlights growing poverty. The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft will be the guest of honour at the Community Emergency Foodbank's 10th-anniversary party.

Bishop Steven takes up his staff

First published on: 18th October 2018

The beginning of Bishop Steven's ministry as Bishop of Oxford has been marked in a series of services, starting with the formal inauguration at the Cathedral.

End Hunger Now' Bishop tells PM

First published on: 9th April 2018

End Hunger Now' Bishop tells PM. The Bishop of Oxford and the Revd Dr Keith Hebden presented a letter against hunger in the UK to the Prime Minister's constituency office in Witney on Wednesday 16 April.

Abundant Life: order yours now

First published on: 14th February 2018

Following the success of Exploring the Beatitudes published last autumn, a new booklet written by Bishop Steven looks again at what it means to be a Christ-like Church.

Abundant Life - Reflections on the Raising of Lazarus - a review

First published on: 12th February 2018

Abundant Life - Reflections on the Raising of Lazarus - a review. Have your say on the future of the Door With newspapers across the country changing the way they publish we also need to take a moment to look at how and why we publish the Door.

Bishop John writes on sexuality discussions

First published on: 28th November 2017

Bishop John writes on sexuality discussions. FACILITATED CONVERSATIONS: Some supportive themes Bishop John You will be aware that the Church of England is about to enter a period of 'facilitated conversations' around the issue of same-sex relationships following the publication and recommendations of the Pilling Report earlier in the year.

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