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Daily Media Briefing 13 December

Daily Media Briefing 13 DecemberThe Daily Media Briefing from the Church of England for December 13th.

Bishop of Peterborough to chair Council for Christian Unity

Bishop of Peterborough to chair Council for Christian UnityThe Archbishops of Canterbury and York have appointed the Rt Rev Donald Allister, Bishop of Peterborough to succeed the Rt Rev Christopher Hill, Bishop of Guildford, as Chair of the Council for Christian Unity. Bishop Christopher will be stepping down at the end of June 2013 after a five-year term of office. The Bishop of Peterborough has been a member of the Council since 2006.

MPs and Peers briefed on Same-sex marriage and the Church of England

MPs and Peers briefed on Same-sex marriage and the Church of EnglandThe Church of England’s Parliamentary Office has provided an explanatory note to MPs and Peers about Same-sex marriage and the Church of England following yesterday’s Government statement.

Daily Media Briefing 12 December

Daily Media Briefing 12 DecemberMedia briefing 12 December

Statement from the House of Bishops on defeat of women bishops legislation

Statement from the House of Bishops on defeat of women bishops legislationThe House of Bishops of the Church of England met yesterday and today at Lambeth Palace and considered the implications of the General Synod’s recent rejection of legislation to enable women to become bishops.

Bishop of Leicester responds to Government consultation on Same-sex marriage

Bishop of Leicester responds to Government consultation on Same-sex marriageMarriage is not the property of the Government nor is it the property of the Church, the Rt Rev Tim Stephens, Bishop of Leicester, reminded Parliament in a response to the Government statement on equal marriage in the House of Lords, today.

Census 2011

Census 2011Census 2011 - England remains a faithful country

UKs largest Christmas poster

UKs largest Christmas posterUK’s largest Christmas ad unveiled by Bishop in Manchester.

Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday December 11

Daily Media Briefing: Tuesday December 11Daily Media Briefing for Tuesday December 11

Daily Media Briefing for Monday, December 10

Daily Media Briefing for Monday, December 10Daily Media Briefing for Monday, December 10