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Reflections ‘on the go’ in daily Advent podcasts

Reflections ‘on the go’ in daily Advent podcastsA new series of free inspirational ‘on the go’ podcasts for Advent are launched today based on the Reflections for Daily Prayer series from Church House Publishing, a highly successful iPhone/iPad app, with more than 30,000 downloads in around 100 countries since its launch in late 2011.

Bishops call on Hague to show support for Middle East peace process after abstention

Bishops call on Hague to show support for Middle East peace process after abstentionAnglican and Catholic Bishops joined today in calling on Foreign Secretary William Hague to increase efforts to revitalise the stalled peace process in the Middle East.

Leveson Report - Bishop of Norwich calls for an end to current self-regulation

Leveson Report - Bishop of Norwich calls for an end to current self-regulationThe Bishop of Norwich has today called for an end to the current self-regulation in light of the publication of the Leveson Report.

Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 29 November

Daily Media Briefing: Thursday 29 NovemberDaily Media Briefing: Thursday 29 November 2012

Statement on the Conclusion of the Meeting of the Archbishops’ Council November 2012

Statement on the Conclusion of the Meeting of the Archbishops’ Council November 2012 “The Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England met on November 27-28th to consider a wide ranging agenda. A substantial amount of time was given over to the discussion of the recent vote by General Synod on Women in the Episcopate.

Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 28th November

Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 28th NovemberDaily news update from the Church of England

Celebration of Prayer Book in British Culture

Celebration of Prayer Book in British CultureThis evening, Tuesday 27 November at 6.30pm in the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP and the Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Revd Stephen Platten will co-host a celebration of 350 years of the official book of public worship of the Church of England – the Book of Common Prayer, 1662.

Daily Media Briefing 27 November

Daily Media Briefing 27 NovemberDaily news update from the Church of England.

Work continues on implementing the Anglican Methodist Covenant

Work continues on implementing the Anglican Methodist CovenantThe Joint Implementation Commission (JIC) of the Anglican Methodist Covenant has voiced its disappointment that the General Synod has not found a way to move forward on the question of women bishops. It added, however, that, although the vote in General Synod on Tuesday failed to remove a major obstacle to growing into that unity to which the Church of England and the Methodist Church are committed in the Covenant between them, the basis of that Covenant has not changed.

Electronic voting results published

Electronic voting results publishedElectronic voting results for last week’s General Synod have been published on the Church of England website.