Government accepts in full the recommendations of Christian persecution review

Bishop Philip has welcomed the Government’s commitment to accepting all of the recommendations of the Independent Review into Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Support for Persecuted Christians. Bishop Philip, the […]

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Bishop Philip starts charity fun run in Truro

Bishop Philip had the pleasure of starting this year’s ROC 5K charity fun run. The race started from Lemon Quay, and runners went around part of the city and down […]

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The final countdown to ordination begins

A group of 19 people have entered the final stretch in their journeys to ordination within the Diocese of Truro and the Church of England. Eleven individuals who are to […]

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Bishop Chris Goldsmith to lead Church of England’s Ministry Division

Bishop Chris is to leave the Diocese of Truro to head the Church of England’s Ministry Division, it has been announced today (Monday, June 24, 2019). In a letter to […]

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What Lesley did next: a tale of marshalling car races, a huge pile of novels and rum punch in the sun?

With her neat, dark hair, black clerical shirt and penchant for a colourful jacket, the Revd Canon Lesley Walker cuts a distinctive figure. Many people will know her from her […]

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Bishop Philip backs calls for schools and clubs to ‘go green for Grenfell’

Bishop Philip has backed calls for Cornish clubs and schools to consider ‘going green for Grenfell’. The local charity, Cornwall Hugs Grenfell, is urging Cornish schools and clubs to plan […]

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Bishop Philip delivers interim report on review of FCO response to persecution of Christians

The interim report of the Independent Review into Foreign and Commonwealth Office Support for Persecuted Christians worldwide, led by the Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Philip Mounstephen, was published […]

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Are you ready to hear Jesus call your name? An Easter message from Bishop Philip

Maybe the most touching moment in the Easter story happens early on the first Easter morning. Mary stands outside Jesus’ tomb weeping, cut to the heart with sorrow. She turns […]

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Bishop Philip looks forward to even closer working with Cornish Methodists

Bishop Philip addressed the Methodist synod, on Saturday, at Truro Methodist Church, and reinforced his commitment to encouraging Anglicans and Methodists to stand and work alongside one another. Bishop Philip […]

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Many examples of love and kindness … and a few tunes!

Bishop Philip picked up a ukulele and joined the St Euny Ukes for a couple of tunes this week, as the second roadshow of the year got underway. He was […]

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