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Archbishop’s Response to DFID White Paper

Archbishop’s Response to DFID White PaperThe Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, welcomed the launch this week of the Government White Paper, “Building our Common Future”, which commits additional support for the world’s poorest people affected by conflict, climate change and the global economic crisis.

Church House Publishing - agreement signed

Church House Publishing - agreement signedThe Archbishops’ Council has signed an agreement with Anglican charity Hymns Ancient & Modern to publish liturgy, key reference titles and other resources for the Church.

Update published on Clergy Pensions Scheme (1)

Update published on Clergy Pensions Scheme (1)The Church of England has today published a second and more detailed report on the impact of the credit crunch and recession on the financial position of the Funded Clergy Pension Scheme. The report puts forward various options relating to the future of the scheme.

Protecting life is the most important thing, Church says, on easy-to-read website

Protecting life is the most important thing, Church says, on easy-to-read websiteThe Church of England website has today published a new section called ‘Protecting Life - Opposing Assisted Suicide’. It summarises quickly and simply the Church’s position in the sometimes confusing assisted suicide debate.

Appointment to Chair of Church Buildings Council announced

Appointment to Chair of Church Buildings Council announcedAnne Sloman has been appointed by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to chair the Church Buildings Council, the new statutory body created last year to succeed the Council for the Care of Churches and the Advisory Board for Redundant Churches. The CBC supports dioceses and parishes in their stewardship of more than 16,000 church buildings.

College inspection report published

College inspection report publishedThe Church of England today publishes the inspection report on one of its ministerial training colleges: St Mellitus College and Chelmsford and London Reader training.

Next Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham is announced… on a bus

Next Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham is announced… on a busThe new Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham is to be the Rt Revd Paul Butler, currently the Bishop of Southampton.

Archbishop's statement for Armed Forces Day

Archbishop's statement for Armed Forces DayThe Archbishop of Canterbury has published the following statement in support of Armed Forces Day.

Church calls for sexual health campaigns to take precedence over condom advertising

Church calls for sexual health campaigns to take precedence over condom advertisingThe Church of England has published its response to a major review of advertising codes, giving its view on topics ranging from advertising condoms and post-conception advice centres, to doctors endorsing products on-air and the use of sacred music in radio adverts.

July Synod Briefing – Debates on Church finance, legislation, governance, and the Church’s ministry in the community

July Synod Briefing – Debates on Church finance, legislation, governance, and the Church’s ministry in the community