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The Archbishop of York writes in the Christmas edition of the Radio Times.1 min read
Relationship and Sex Education – what is it and why does it matter to the Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Households?
One of the tasks for the Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Households is to explore the importance of - and changes in - couple relationships in today’s society, recognising both the joys and difficulties and considering the supports and pressures around those relationships.5 min read
Commission Chair Professor Janet Walker OBE was interviewed by Vicky Gibbens of UBC1 Radio talking about the Commission and the Call for Evidence.1 min read
Three Commissioners participated in a panel discussion on Monday 15th November hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Couple Relationships and Reducing Inter-Parental Conflict.3 min read
Last week fertility rates hit the BBC headlines. In 2020 the total fertility rate (TFR) for England and Wales fell to 1.58 children per woman, the lowest since records began in 1938.4 min read
The Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Households (FHC) launches its Call for Evidence today.4 min read
In this month’s update you’ll find information about the most recent meeting of the Commission in Oxford, and about the imminent launch of the Call for Evidence.5 min read
The Archbishops’ Commission on Families and Household undertook its first evidence-gathering visit on Thursday 2nd September, visiting the London Borough of Newham.10 min read
In his blog, Commission Member Professor Kwame Akuffo reflects on the tensions highlighted by a legal system that favours the rights of the individual over family structure in our multi-cultural society.4 min read
In this edition you can find out what happened at the July meeting, links to more information and news on the website, and what Commission Members will be doing during August and September ahead of their next meeting in Oxford.5 min read