2017 news archive
Press releases from January 1st 2017 - December 31st 2017. If you are looking for a press release prior to 2013, please contact the communications team.
NEWS / The average person in England is less than a mile away from a Christmas service at their local Church of England church this year.
NEWS / The Church of England has welcomed a Government-commissioned report calling for measures to promote the upkeep and community use of church buildings.
NEWS / The next Bishop of London will be the Rt Rev Sarah Mullally DBE, currently Bishop of Crediton, 10 Downing Street has announced today.
The Church of England’s National Safeguarding Team (NST,) has today published the key findings and recommendations, along with the full report, from the independent review into the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case.
NEWS / On Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th December the House of Bishops met at Lambeth Palace.
There was a varied agenda, including items on safeguarding, the importance of Black and Minority Ethnic clergy inclusion and representation, church planting, lessons learned from the appointment of the See of Sheffield, a review of the Crown Nominations Commission’s practices and the Anglican-Methodist Covenant.
Success for shareholders as ExxonMobil confirms implementation of resolution on climate change disclosure
NEWS / ExxonMobil shareholders have been informed by the Board of the company’s commitment to implement the recent shareholder resolution on climate change disclosure passed earlier this year.
NEWS / Today the Church launches its #GodWithUs Christmas campaign, aimed at encouraging people across the country to experience the love of God at this special moment in the Christian year.
NEWS / The National Church Institutions have created a new role of Cathedrals Liaison Officer to offer more coordinated support at national level for the vital mission and ministry of England’s cathedrals.
NEWS / The Church of England is pleased to announce the appointment of Debbie Clinton as Director of Renewal and Reform, and Dave Male as Director of Evangelism and Discipleship.
NEWS / The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, calls on Christians to press the Government to curb Fixed Odds Betting Terminals to help protect the most vulnerable people.