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Initial response to Government consultation on same-sex marriage

Initial response to Government consultation on same-sex marriageThe Church of England/Archbishops' Council will study the Government's consultation on whether to redefine marriage to accommodate those of the same sex and respond in detail in due course. A summary of the Church of England's position has been posted on the Church of England website.

Pedal power at Lambeth

Pedal power at LambethCycling Church of England staff and London clergy stopped off at Lambeth Palace on their way to work to show support for the Jewish community’s Year of the Bike launched this week by the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

Grace for Diamond Jubilee lunches released on Commonwealth Day

Grace for Diamond Jubilee lunches released on Commonwealth DayGrace for the Queen's Jubillee celebrations

Inspection report on three ministerial training courses published

Inspection report on three ministerial training courses publishedThe Church of England has published an inspection report on three of its ministerial training courses: Eastern Region Ministry Course, Norwich Diocesan Ministry Course, St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Ministry Course

Bishop of Coventry to chair Faith and Order Commission

Bishop of Coventry to chair Faith and Order CommissionThe Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, Bishop of Coventry, has been appointed to chair the Faith and Order Commission (FAOC) of the General Synod in succession to the Rt Revd Dr John Hind, Bishop of Chichester. Bishop John chaired the Faith and Order Advisor Group from 1991 and the FAOC from 2010, when it came into being.

Head of School Policy appointment

Head of School Policy appointmentThe Revd Nigel Genders, currently Diocesan Director of Education for Canterbury diocese, has been appointed Head of School Policy for the Church of England's Board of Education.

Church School Awards

Church School AwardsTen regional winners have been announced for the second annual Church School Awards.
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