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HM The Queen to inaugurate Seventh General Synod

HM The Queen to inaugurate Seventh General SynodHer Majesty The Queen will inaugurate the Seventh General Synod of the Church of England in Church House, Westminster, on Tuesday, 14 November. The inauguration ceremony will follow a Eucharist in Westminster Abbey at which the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, will preside and the Revd Dr Alister McGrath, Principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, will preach.

Party leaders assure church delegations on racism in politics

Party leaders assure church delegations on racism in politicsLeaders of the three main political parties represented at Westminster have assured bishops that they would quickly disown any party candidate or member approving, condoning or encouraging resentment against residents, immigrants or asylum seekers on the basis of their colour or ethnic origin in party political activity.

Statement on the draft EU Equal Treatment Directive

Statement on the draft EU Equal Treatment DirectiveResponse to DfEE consultation on behalf of the Church of England, the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales and the Free Churches in England and Wales