Pastoral related articles
The Rev Mia Hilborn, Senior Brigade Chaplain at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, writes about her experience of the Coronavirus pandemic.
NEWS / A transcript of the oral closing submission from the Archbishops' Council for the Peter Ball case study as part if the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) on 27 July 2018.
A church-run group for people with dementia and their carers has adapted to the coronavirus restrictions by setting up a Whatsapp network and phone support during the pandemic.
Meg Munn, former MP and Government Minister, with a professional background in child and adult safeguarding issues, has been appointed as the first independent chair of the Church of England’s National Safeguarding Panel, (NSP).
NEWS / General Synod unanimously backs call for people with Down’s Syndrome to be welcomed, celebrated and treated with dignity and respect.
We’re in the midst of a housing crisis. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community believes that, if real change is going to be made, we all need to play our part. For Lent, we’re looking at how individual Christians can get involved. This week, Revd Dr Catherine Shelley writes about her experience of taking in lodgers.
More than half of young adults have lost someone close to them over the past year, with this age group most active in helping to comfort the bereaved and organise funerals, according to new research on the impact of the pandemic published today by the Church of England.
A series of reflections from the Church of England aimed at supporting good mental health during the coronavirus pandemic will provide themes for the BBC Radio 4 Daily Service over the next fortnight.
NEWS / The first day of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) hearing into the Anglican Church in England and Wales - looking at the diocese of Chichester as a case study - heard opening statements from representatives of all the core participants.
COMMENT / Throughout the year churches across the country open their doors to people of all ages, for services, weekday clubs and vital community projects.