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Bishop to HM Prisons issues statement on leaked report

Bishop to HM Prisons issues statement on leaked reportThe Rt Revd Dr Peter Selby, Bishop of Worcester and Bishop to HM Prisons, comments on recent speculation following the leaked release of a report into prison staff behaviour, by the Metropolitan Police and Prison Service's anti-corruption unit:

Church says there’s always Time to Pray – no matter how busy you are

Church says there’s always Time to Pray – no matter how busy you areThe Church of England has unveiled a fresh resource to help time-pressured people who want to plug into its powerful grid of ordered daily prayer and reflection.

New Bishop of Lancaster announced

New Bishop of Lancaster announcedThe Reverend Canon Geoffrey Seagrave Pearson BA has today been announced as the next Bishop of Lancaster, in the Diocese of Blackburn, in succession to the Rt Revd Geoffrey Stephen Pedley.

Bishop of London on the environment - interview on Radio 4's Today programme

Bishop of London on the environment - interview on Radio 4's Today programmeBishop of London, Rt Revd Richard Chartres, featured on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme speaking about the environment and the Church of England's 'Shrinking the Footprint' campaign. Broadcast 8.32am on Monday 24 July 2006.

Sundays suit some but churches must look outside box, says Church researcher

Sundays suit some but churches must look outside box, says Church researcherA senior Church of England researcher has called on parishes to expand the scope of their vision, urging churches to think beyond their own walls and beyond the hours of Sunday in their attempts to engage communities with the message of the Gospel.

‘Start spreading the news’: Church launches live news feed

‘Start spreading the news’: Church launches live news feedNews from the Church of England is now available ‘hot off the press’ following the launch of an online news feed on the Church’s popular website, www.cofe.anglican.org. The RSS feed, launched today, will enable those interested in the Church’s work and mission to receive live updates of the latest news from the Church – as soon as it is published.

Equipping volunteer youth workers for the future with flexible development framework

Equipping volunteer youth workers for the future with flexible development frameworkThe Church of England has published a framework for the training and development of those who work with young people on its behalf.

Director of Finance appointed for the National Church Institutions

Director of Finance appointed for the National Church InstitutionsJackie Bliss has been appointed as Director of Finance for the National Church Institutions of the Church of England. This is the first time that a joint finance director has been appointed for the Archbishops’ Council, the Church Commissioners for England and the Church of England Pensions Board.

Archbishop's message of sympathy for Mumbai victims

Archbishop's message of sympathy for Mumbai victimsThe Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has sent a message of sympathy for victims of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai earlier this week.

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Tuesday 11th July 2006

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Tuesday 11th July 2006