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Daily Media Briefing: Monday 26 November 2012

Daily Media Briefing: Monday 26 November 2012News update from the Church of England.

Churches to mark White Ribbon day

Churches to mark White Ribbon dayChurches are being urged to support White Ribbon day this Sunday, November 25, the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, by praying and putting up awareness posters, a lifeline for abused women, in ladies toilets.

Daily Media Briefing: Friday 23 November

Daily Media Briefing: Friday 23 NovemberDaily Media Briefing for Friday 23 November

General Synod Wednesday 21 November 2012: Debates and farewells

General Synod Wednesday 21 November 2012: Debates and farewellsGeneral Synod Wednesday 21 November: Debates and farewells

Daily Media Briefing 22 November

Daily Media Briefing 22 NovemberDaily Media Briefing 22 November

Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 21 November

Daily Media Briefing: Wednesday 21 NovemberDaily news update from the Church of England.

General Synod Rejects Draft Legislation on Women Bishops

General Synod Rejects Draft Legislation on Women BishopsThe General Synod of the Church of England has voted to reject the draft legislation to allow women to become bishops.

Mental Health Matters: New web resource launched at Synod

Mental Health Matters: New web resource launched at SynodA new web resource to encourage the Church's pastoral ministry in the area of mental health, Mental Health Matters, was launched today at a fringe meeting during this week’s sessions of the General Synod at Church House, Westminster.

Archbishop-designate speaks in favour of women bishops legislation

Archbishop-designate speaks in favour of women bishops legislationRt Rev Justin Welby, Bishop of Durham and Archbishop-designate of Canterbury, spoke in favour of the legislation to enable women to be bishops at the General Synod today, as many spoke alternately in favour and against.

General Synod begins Final Approval debate on draft legislation on women bishops

General Synod begins Final Approval debate on draft legislation on women bishopsThe General Synod celebrated Holy Communion in the assembly chamber, after which, Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, took the chair for the debates on legislation that would enable women to become bishops in the Church of England.