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Church to address telecoms issues

Church to address telecoms issuesThe Archbishops' Council of the Church of England today (29 November) unveils a new initiative in support of 13,000 parochial church councils (PCCs) increasingly faced with deciding whether or not to allow telecommunications operators to install aerials in church spires and towers, often with considerable inducement.

Urban White Paper must lead to action, says Bishop of Barking

Urban White Paper must lead to action, says Bishop of BarkingThe Church of England welcomes the Government's Urban White Paper, the first in 20 years, but only in the expectation that it will lead to action in the shape of new measures and new laws, says the Rt Revd Roger Sainsbury, Bishop of Barking in East London and chairman of the bishops' urban panel.

HM The Queen presented with Common Worship

HM The Queen presented with Common WorshipHer Majesty The Queen, today, Tuesday, November 14, received a presentation volume of Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England. The volume was presented by the Archbishop of York, Dr David Hope, after Her Majesty, welcomed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, officially opened the seventh General Synod of the Church of England.

Exhibition highlights design of Common Worship

Exhibition highlights design of Common WorshipThe combination of the traditional and the contemporary, in both content and design, of Common Worship: Services and Prayers for the Church of England, is to go on display in London.

The Church and the media - informal consultation

The Church and the media - informal consultationAt a Consultation held at St George's House, Windsor, on 6th - 7th November, the invited participants considered issues affecting both the Church and the Media at the beginning of the 21st Century