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Archbishop of Canterbury: Come Back to Church this Sunday

Archbishop of Canterbury: Come Back to Church this SundayThe Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, will say that desire for God is 'undimmed' in 21st Century Britain, when he speaks at churches in his home diocese of Canterbury this Back to Church Sunday, 26th September.

Church schools get chance to shine - launch of national awards

Church schools get chance to shine - launch of national awardsChurch schools across the country are being invited to showcase examples of how they help foster strong community relations with the launch of the Church School Awards for inspiring citizens and transforming communities.

Church of England national investing bodies become signatories of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

Church of England national investing bodies become signatories of the United Nations Principles for Responsible InvestmentThe Church of England’s national investing bodies have written to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) Secretariat to confirm their signing up to the initiative’s principles in addition to their commitment to the Church’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group.

Broadcasting a warm Back to Church welcome to 1.3 million people – radio adverts on Classic FM and Heart FM to reach and invite back the ‘missing’

Broadcasting a warm Back to Church welcome to 1.3 million people – radio adverts on Classic FM and Heart FM to reach and invite back the ‘missing’The Church of England is advertising Back to Church Sunday 2010 (September 26th) on the radio stations Classic FM and Heart FM, to deliver a message of welcome over the airwaves straight into the homes of 1.3 million people.

New Bishop of Ely announced

New Bishop of Ely announcedThe new Bishop of Ely will be the Rt Revd Stephen Conway, currently the Suffragan Bishop of Ramsbury in the Diocese of Salisbury where he has been serving since his consecration in June 2006.

GCSE students continue Religious Education's "relentless" 12-year growth

GCSE students continue Religious Education's "relentless" 12-year growthThis morning’s GCSE results have confirmed that the number of students taking Religious Education has increased for the twelfth year running.

Inspection report on ministerial training institute published

Inspection report on ministerial training institute publishedThe Church of England today publishes the inspection report on one of its ministerial training institutes: the Canterbury Local Ministry Training Scheme.

Church signals appreciation for BBC network radio’s commitment to religion

Church signals appreciation for BBC network radio’s commitment to religionThe Church of England has praised the religious programming offered by some of the BBC's best-loved radio stations, while joining calls for a Religion Editor to work across the corporation's news and current affairs output to strengthen further its role in boosting religious literacy as a key tool for understanding today's world.

Where are you inspired by creation?

Where are you inspired by creation?It might be a little patch of earth you work on; a quiet spot where you spend time in thought; a view that stops you in your tracks.

Seventh year in a row that Religious Studies A-Level grows in popularity

Seventh year in a row that Religious Studies A-Level grows in popularityToday's A-level results see the seventh consecutive year-on-year increase in the number of students taking Religious Studies A-level, with a slight increase of 0.7 per cent against 2009 capping a total increase of 47.3 per cent in the five years since 2004.