Synod related articles

  1. 09/07/2021

    The Archbishop of York's Presidential address to the July 2021 session of General Synod. 

  2. 13/02/2020

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has paid tribute to the Archbishop of York in General Synod earlier today at what would have been his final Synod.

     

     

  3. 12/07/2021

    The Archbishop today addressed General Synod on the Vision and Strategy for the Church of England in the 2020s.

  4. 24/04/2021

    The Bishop of Leeds, Nick Baines, has told General Synod that “human dignity and flourishing is diminished” when religious believers and atheists are persecuted.

  5. 11/07/2020

    The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, has called the Church of England to “learn afresh how to share the gospel in the world” as church and society face “turbulent times” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

  6. 24/01/2020

    The Church of England launches energy rating system similar to those used for household appliances for church buildings as General Synod considers a major new proposal to reach ‘net zero’ CO2 emissions. 

  7. 06/11/2020

    The Church of England has clarified the scope and definition of net-zero following General Synod’s pledge to achieve net-zero by 2030.

  8. 16/07/2020

    A new app designed to help tackle labour exploitation and modern slavery in the farming, horticulture and food production sectors is being launched today by the Church of England’s modern slavery initiative.

  9. 06/07/2021

    The first ad campaign to encourage people to stand for election to the General Synod has been launched in a drive to attract a broad range of voices to the Church of England’s national decision-making body.  

  10. 12/02/2020

    The General Synod today called on the Government to end the ‘cruel’ experience of so-called ‘pauper' funerals in a debate where members heard of the plight of those unable to afford funeral costs.