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Agenda and papers published for House of Laity meeting, 18 January

Agenda and papers published for House of Laity meeting, 18 JanuaryThe agenda and papers for the meeting of the House of Laity, in the Assembly Chamber, Church House, on 18 January have been published. The meeting will be chaired by the Rt Worshipful Charles George QC, Dean of the Arches.

Bishops’ office and working costs published

Bishops’ office and working costs publishedThe 2011 office and working costs of bishops in the Church of England are published today. Figures for individual bishops were first published, for the year 2000, in December 2001. Bishops’ office and working costs were previously published as a total figure. The latest report reflects the recently introduced block grant funding to support bishops’ ministry.

Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 19 December 2012

Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 19 December 2012Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 19 December

Working group on new legislative proposals on women bishops announced

Working group on new legislative proposals on women bishops announcedThe Archbishops of Canterbury and York have announced the membership of the new working group established by the House of Bishops following the defeat of the women bishops’ legislation.

Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday 18 December

Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday 18 DecemberDaily Media Briefing: Tuesday 18 December

‘Keep calm and log on’ for relaxing Reflections for Advent podcasts

‘Keep calm and log on’ for relaxing Reflections for Advent podcastsWith just one shopping week to go before Christmas Day, the Bishop of Oxford advises people to “keep calm and log on” to the daily Reflections for Advent podcasts - containing Bible readings, prayer and inspirational reflections.

Christmas cheer for cathedrals: Nearly a million pounds offered in cathedral funding – but additional backers needed

Christmas cheer for cathedrals: Nearly a million pounds offered in cathedral funding – but additional backers neededThis week will be one of the busiest of the year for Church of England cathedrals as they prepare to welcome more than 100,000 people to their Christmas services. And this week 17 Church of England cathedrals have also learned that they will receive grants to help ensure they stay dry, safe and secure for the future. The grants add up to £952,000 and cover 21 key projects of repair, conservation and enhancement to the magnificent cathedrals under the Church of England's stewardship.

Daily Media Briefing: Monday 17 December

Daily Media Briefing: Monday 17 DecemberDaily Media Briefing: Monday 17 December

New home affairs adviser for Church of England

New home affairs adviser for Church of EnglandMartin Kettle is joining the Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs (MPA) Division as part of the team of specialists dealing with the wide range of issues which arise in the Church’s engagement with society, politics and ethics.

Daily Media Briefing: 14 December 2012

Daily Media Briefing: 14 December 2012News round-up from the Church of England