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Children should be allowed at wedding ceremonies – survey results solve a common wedding-planning puzzle

Children should be allowed at wedding ceremonies – survey results solve a common wedding-planning puzzle'To invite or not to invite young children?' to weddings is a big question for couples planning their big day - but a new survey conducted by the Church of England's wedding show promotions team suggests a majority of people agree with the Church that children should be welcome at the ceremony.

Bishop welcomes first Easter Egg to mention Jesus on box

Bishop welcomes first Easter Egg to mention Jesus on boxThe Bishop of Manchester has welcomed the launch of The Real Easter Egg, the UK's first and only Easter egg to mention Jesus on the box. And he is asking church schools to put in an order before Christmas.

Women in the episcopate draft legislation referred to dioceses

Women in the episcopate draft legislation referred to diocesesDioceses have until Monday, 14 November, 2011, to debate and vote on draft legislation that would allow the consecration of women as bishops, according to documents published this week.

Cathedral bell rings 492 times for lost species

Cathedral bell rings 492 times for lost speciesPeterborough Cathedral will ring its tolling bell 492 times tomorrow (September 22) in tune with the crucial UN Biodiversity talks in New York – one toll for each animal and plant species that England has lost.

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.