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  1. The Church of England logo with National Safeguarding Team written underneath.

    Support Safeguarding Sunday

    25/06/2021

    The Church of England is supporting this year’s Safeguarding Sunday, 10 October 2021.

  2. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops Meeting - 24th June 2021

    24/06/2021

    The House of Bishops met on the afternoon of Thursday 24th June remotely via Zoom. 

  3. View of the Assembly hall during General Synod from the balcony

    July Synod agenda and papers

    24/06/2021

    The agenda and background papers for the July 2021 group of sessions of General Synod have been published.

  4. Church Commissioners logo

    Church Commissioners adopt 2020 Stewardship Code and increase engagement

    22/06/2021

    The Church Commissioners for England in 2020 worked to address the climate change and social challenges exacerbated by Covid-19. 

  5. View of computer screen inside General Synod Assembly hall

    July Synod to take place online

    17/06/2021

    The summer meeting of General Synod will now be held online following the Government decision to delay the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.

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    Church Commissioners report strong long-term investment performance

    15/06/2021

    Continued strong long-term investment performance enabled the Church Commissioners to extend financial support to the Church of England during the pandemic

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    Covid-19 restrictions: reaction from the Bishop of London

    14/06/2021

    Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, who chairs the Church of England’s Covid Recovery Group, responds to the announcement of a delay in lifting coronavirus restrictions

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    Church Commissioners’ statement on ExxonMobil’s AGM

    02/06/2021

    The Church Commissioners for England made the following statement following ExxonMobil’s AGM.

  9. The new bishops of Birkenhead and Stockport are shown in two headshots next to one another

    New Bishops of Birkenhead and Stockport announced

    27/05/2021

    The Venerable Julie Conalty, currently Archdeacon of Tonbridge, will be the next Bishop of Birkenhead, and the Revd Canon Sam Corley, currently Rector of Leeds Minster, will be the next Bishop of Stockport, Downing Street has announced. 

  10. View of the Assembly hall during General Synod from the balcony

    July Synod timetable published

    26/05/2021

    First full in-person meeting of the Church of England’s General Synod for 18 months to take place at Church House, Westminster, from Friday July 9 to Tuesday July 13