Diocese of Leicester

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The Diocese of Leicester has

  • 324 churches including the Cathedral
  • 237 Parishes, joined to form 123 Benefices
  • 143 full-time clergy
  • 49 self supporting clergy
  • 144 Readers
  • 17,700 people attend churches regularly
  • 99 Church of England schools
  • 1 City Academy, sponsored jointly with David Samworth CBE [1]


"Along with the Diocese of Leicester Academies Trust (DLAT), there are a number of MATs which Church schools/academies may join subject to DBE consent and consent from the Regional Schools Commissioner. For further information about these MATs, please have a look at their websites listed below. [1]


Web: http://www.leicester.anglican.org

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  1. Diocese of Leicester About, organizational web page, accessed April 16, 2013.