Bishop Mead issues statement on decision by Church of England General Synod

Damien Mead, Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the UK, was asked yesterday for a statement on the Church of England's decision to ordain women bishops. His response is posted on the diocesan website (see link below). Learn More »

Archdeacon of UK Diocese to retire in August

On Sunday 29th June 2014 The Venerable Raymond Thompson, Archdeacon of the Diocese of the United Kingdom and Parish Priest of the Church of Our Lady and St Francis, Rochester, Kent, announced his intention to retire from Parish Ministry on 31st August 2014. Bishop Damien Mead writes that he "wishes to thank Fr Thompson for his ministry in Rochester, a parish particularly close to his heart, having served there for 10 years." Learn More »