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    Church Commissioners welcome Archbishops’ Housing Commission landmark study of UK housing crisis

    20/02/2021

    Church Commissioners’ response to the report and highlights the Church Commissioners’ experience in housebuilding on its land.

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    Bishops and church leaders target Covid vaccination misinformation

    18/02/2021

    Church leaders speak out in support of NHS-backed vaccination campaign

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    LLF Next Steps Group meeting 10 February 2021

    17/02/2021

    The second meeting for 2021 of the LLF Next Steps Group was held on 10 February remotely via Zoom.

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    Instagram Ash Wednesday filters and services at home: preparing for Lent amid the pandemic

    16/02/2021

    With many Christians marking start of Lent in different ways this year, Church of England offers liturgy for household service, reflections and Instagram ash filter

  5. Church investors promote diversity through voting guidelines

    16/02/2021

    The Church Investors Group has this week written to the leaders of FTSE 350 companies to inform them that it will be using its votes to push large companies to increase board diversity during the upcoming AGM season.

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    New survivor advocate member for Church’s National Safeguarding Panel, NSP

    15/02/2021

    Jane Chevous, co-founder of Survivors Voices, a survivor-led organisation, has been appointed as a new member of the NSP.

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    One year on: Church moves forward on carbon reduction target

    12/02/2021

    The first findings from the Energy Footprint Tool have been published by the Church of England, a year on from a vote committing the Church to net-zero carbon emissions by 2030.

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    Church leaders call for Government to stop housing asylum seekers in barracks

    11/02/2021

    Church leaders from across denominations write open-letter to the Home Secretary about housing for people seeking asylum.

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    Archbishops: the Church in changing times

    11/02/2021

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York wrote in the Spectator about the Church of England.

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    Church of England Pensions Board and Robeco welcome new commitments from Shell following engagement as signatories to Climate Action 100+

    11/02/2021

    Shell tightens net-zero emissions targets as first oil & gas company to ask for shareholder backing at AGM