2013 news archive
Press releases from January 1st 2013 - December 31st 2013. If you are looking for a press release prior to 2013, please contact the communications team.
NEWS / The next Bishop of Bath and Wells has been announced. The announcement from Downing Street was made at 9am and confirms the next Bishop of Bath and Wells will be the Rt Revd Peter Hancock.
NEWS / The House of Bishops of the Church of England has today welcomed eight women as participant observers to its meetings. The welcome follows the election of the eight senior women clergy from regions across the country.
NEWS / Archbishop of York's prayer marking life of Nelson Mandela
NEWS / Publication of the Report of the House of Bishops Working Group on Human Sexuality.
NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has today approved a package of measures as the next steps to enable women to become bishops in the Church of England.
NEWS / General Synod has today approved a motion, moved by the Archbishop of York, to "re-evangelise" England, including the creation of a new Task Group.
NEWS / Women in the Episcopate Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff
NEWS / Prayers for the Royal Christening
NEWS / Ministry Statistics for 2012, published today by the Research and Statistics Division of the Archbishops' Council, show a change in patterns of ministry over the past 10 years with numbers remaining largely constant.
NEWS / Further results from the elections for female representatives to attend the House of Bishops have been announced. At its meeting of 7 February 2013 the House of Bishops decided that eight senior women clergy, elected regionally, will participate in all meetings of the House until such time as there are six female Bishops who will sit as of right.