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. Banner image #FollowTheStar logo gold

    Cathedrals and parish churches light up for Night of the Stars


    NEWS / Church of England cathedrals and churches illuminated with stars.

  2. The Venerable Canon Sarah Clark.

    New Bishop of Jarrow


    NEWS / Sarah Clark, the Archdeacon of Nottingham, is to be next Bishop of Jarrow, Downing Street announces

  3. Libby Lane named as next Bishop of Derby


    NEWS / The next Bishop of Derby will be the Right Reverend Libby Lane, Downing Street announces.

  4. Press release from the Church of England.

    Church Commissioners and New York State Comptroller call on ExxonMobil to set targets for lowering greenhouse gas emissions


    NEWS / Church Commissioners for England file shareholder proposal asking ExxonMobil to set goals in-line with Paris Agreement

  5. Church lines up real-life stars in Christmas advertisement


    NEWS / Video ad launched to encourage people to reconnect with church at Christmas 2018 as part of #FollowTheStar.

  6. Press release from the Church of England.

    Bishops call for a change of tone on Brexit debate


    NEWS / The Church of England bishops who met in London this week have made the following statement.

  7. Press release from the Church of England.

    PCC of St George’s Headstone – report by Independent Reviewer Sir William Fittall


    The report by Sir William Fittall, Independent Reviewer, has now been published and is available to download.

  8. Press release from the Church of England.

    Report from the December House of Bishops


    NEWS / The House of Bishops met in London at Lambeth Palace from the 10th to the 12th of December.

  9. Press release from the Church of England.

    Guidance for welcoming transgender people published


    NEWS / Guidance for parishes planning services to help transgender people mark their transition published.

  10. Martha Collison with her star bakers from Hunsdon JMI School

    Baker Martha Collison joins schoolchildren for Christmas star-glazing showdown


    NEWS / The UK’s recent baking revolution is helping bring families together to share in the joy of Christmas, according the star baker Martha Collison as she backs the Church of England’s #FollowTheStar campaign.