Good Morning from the Church of England Communications
Issued at 09.55 by lh
John Chrysostom, bishop, teacher of the faith, 407
Tomorrow: Holy Cross Day
1. NEWS from the Church of England: 12/9/12
Women Bishops: Draft Legislation
The House of Bishops has by an overwhelming majority settled the
text of the legislation to enable women to become bishops in the
Church of England.
The full statement is available at
2. Today's press coverage
Times pp1/2 (leader)/8/10; D Tel pp2/6; Gdn pp1/5; Ind
pp2/4/6 (James Lawton); i pp4/5; D Mail pp4/7 (Quentin Letts)/16
(leader); D Exp pp4/12 (Stephen Pollard); Sun pp2/4/5
(leader); D Mirror pp4/8 (leader); E Std pp1/6
Extensive coverage and comment on report of Hillsborough
Independent Panel, chaired by Bishop of Liverpool and launched at
Liverpool (C of E) Cathedral.
D Tel pp1/20; Times pp12/30 (Matthew Parris); Ind p12 (i
pp12/19); E Std p14 (leader); D Mail pp12/19 (Stephen Glover);
More reports and comment about the Deputy Prime Minister's views on
opponents of same-sex marriage.
D Tel p2; D Mail p27
Reports of BBC presenter's remarks that the BBC is dominated by
humanists who 'laugh at Christianity but are afraid to mock Islam'.
D Tel p16; D Mail p35
Reports of survey results showing that young people 'think morality
means looking after your family rather than taking part in
D Tel p20
Report of Catholic Care's appeal to the Upper Tribunal about
adoption by same-sex couples.
D Tel p20
Report about Baroness Cox's continuing efforts to curtail
activities of unofficial sharia courts.
Times p47 (Patrick Hosking)
Piece about the Bishop of Durham's contribution to the proceedings
of the the enquiry into banking standards.
Piece about banking ethics, inc quote from Canon Giles Fraser.
D Tel p28 (Eric Pickles)
Comment piece about the place of Christianity in national life.
Times p30 (Terry Pratchett)
Comment piece about assisted dying.
D Tel p29, about bigots and Mr Clegg, from
Frank Rooney; John Clemence; Hugh Sorrill; and Hugh Ellwood.
Metro p15, about the intolerance of a minority
of Muslims (name and address supplied).
D Tel p37: Dr Ruth Etchells 1931-2012
Your Church Wedding
Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.
Shrinking the footprint
The Church of England's environmental campaign aimed at resourcing the reduction of the church's carbon footprint.
A comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the running of a church, with a wide range of practical advice and tips.
The Church of England wants to encourage gifted and committed young men and women, from all backgrounds, to consider whether God is calling them into ordained ministry as priests.
The Church and Community Fund
The CCF encourages the church to engage with their local communities by funding effective and innovative community outreach projects.
Going for Growth
Going for Growth challenges the Church of England to work towards every child and young person having a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith.
Find out why and how to make a Will, and see how gifts in Wills make dreams come true!
WorshipWorkshop offers Church schools a way of creating engaging collective worship.
Church House Publishing
The Archbishops' Council publishes a range of liturgy, reference and other resources under the CHP imprint.
All things stewardship: resources and guidance on preaching, giving and fundraising with helpful online guides.
The Church of England comprises two Provinces, Canterbury and York. Each province is broken down into dioceses. There are 43 in England (44 including the Diocese in Europe).
High quality media, presentation and new media training for the Church of England and related charities. Find out more about our current courses.
Lambeth Palace Library
The historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Its collections and those of its sister body the Church of England Record Centre (CERC) are freely available for research.
Offering national contracts and buying tips to help the Church buy and save together.
Celebrate 200 years of Church Schools
The National Society celebrates 200 years of Church schools in England and Wales. Find out more about the anniversary and the work of the National Society.