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Apostolic Constitution - Bishop of Guildford responds

Apostolic Constitution - Bishop of Guildford respondsResponding to today's publication of the Apostolic Constitution and its complementary norms by the Vatican, the Rt Revd Christopher Hill, Bishop of Guildford and Chairman of the Church of England's Council for Christian Unity, said:

New Bishop of Peterborough announced

New Bishop of Peterborough announcedThe Prime Minister's Office has announced today that the next Bishop of Peterborough is to be the Ven. Donald Allister, currently Archdeacon of Chester.

Election to the Dioceses Commission

Election to the Dioceses CommissionThe Revd Paul Benfield has been elected to serve on the Dioceses Commission.

Bishop encourages commuters to get to work on prayer

Bishop encourages commuters to get to work on prayerThe Church of England has published a book of prayers and reflections to help frazzled commuters prepare for the winter ahead – and then unwind on the way home.

Response to 'misconceived' article in Financial Times regarding the clergy pension scheme

Response to 'misconceived' article in Financial Times regarding the clergy pension schemeResponse to article in Financial Times (3 November 2009) regarding the clergy pension scheme.

Election to the Deployment, Remuneration and Conditions of Service Commitee

Election to the Deployment, Remuneration and Conditions of Service Commitee

C of E Launches 7-Year “Church and Earth” Climate Change Action Plan

C of E Launches 7-Year “Church and Earth” Climate Change Action PlanWindsor, 2 November 2009 The Church of England has launched its environmental strategy for the next seven years, as global faith leaders and UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, gather today to discuss commitments on climate change, before the world’s political leaders meet in Copenhagen in December.

Youth Council anniversary celebration – should you be there?

Youth Council anniversary celebration – should you be there?Westminster Abbey is preparing to host a fifth birthday celebration for the Church of England Youth Council.

Commentary on 'Personal Ordinariates' by the Rt Revd Christopher Hill

Commentary on 'Personal Ordinariates' by the Rt Revd Christopher HillA commentary on the meaning of 'Personal Ordinariates'.

Church academies 'family' launches 'new phase of development'

Church academies 'family' launches 'new phase of development'The Archbishop of Canterbury will today address a special gathering of the leaders of the Church of England's growing network of academies, which have already provided a fresh start to the educational chances of 30,000 young people.