2018 news archive

Press releases from January 1st 2018 - December 31st 2018. If you are looking for a press release prior to 2013, please contact the communications team.

  1. Press release from the Church of England.

    Church of England funds ambitious growth programme

    11/07/2018

    NEWS / More than a hundred new churches are to be created in a £27 million drive by the Church of England to revive the Christian faith in coastal areas, market towns and outer urban housing estates, it was announced today.

    11 min read
  2. Press release from the Church of England.

    Church of England approves ideas to support and streamline England’s cathedrals

    10/07/2018

    NEWS / The Church of England’s General Synod has welcomed new measures to strengthen governance and operational frameworks for England’s cathedrals.

    4 min read
  3. Press release from the Church of England.

    Synod backs Royal Commission on future of health and social care

    09/07/2018

    NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has called on the Government to set up a Royal Commission on how health and social care can be funded and delivered in the next two decades.

    3 min read
  4. Press release from the Church of England.

    General Synod calls for renewed efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament

    08/07/2018

    NEWS / General Synod calls on the Government to restate its commitment to the principles of nuclear arms control and eventual nuclear disarmament in a debate today at the General Synod.

    3 min read
  5. Press release from the Church of England.

    National Investing Bodies’ approach to climate change affirmed by General Synod

    08/07/2018

    NEWS / This afternoon General Synod affirmed its support for the National Investing Bodies’ (NIBs) approach to tackling climate change, including its ongoing strategy of engaging with companies rather than prematurely disinvesting from them.

    2 min read
  6. Press release from the Church of England.

    Synod backs action on IICSA themes

    07/07/2018

    NEWS / General Synod today voted to endorse key priorities for action on safeguarding, focusing on themes which came out of the first set of hearings, in March, by IICSA (Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse) into the ‘Anglican Church’.

    2 min read
  7. Open Bible

    Recent satirical blog on General Synod

    04/07/2018

    Read the statement for more information.

    1 min read
  8. Press release from the Church of England.

    Taxi drivers back campaign to eradicate modern slavery in hand car washes

    03/07/2018

    NEWS / Taxi drivers back campaign to eradicate modern slavery in hand car washes

    4 min read
  9. Press release from the Church of England.

    Archbishop of Canterbury's comments at Transition Pathway Initiative summit

    02/07/2018

    NEWS / The Archbishop of Canterbury opened the market this morning at the London Stock Exchange before addressing delegates at the Transition Pathway Initiative – Asset Owners State of Transition Climate Summit.

    3 min read
  10. Press release from the Church of England.

    Business strategies failing to keep pace with the need to decarbonise

    02/07/2018

    NEWS / Transition Pathway Initiative new analysis of the electricity, coal and oil and gas sectors

    3 min read