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  1. Energy Footprint Tool (EFT) being used on an iPad

    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.

  2. The Houses of Parliament from across the River Thames.

    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.

  3. Stained glass window and coloured light reflections

    Archbishops: the Church in changing times

    11/02/2021

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

  4. Shell Cropped

    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

  5. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops Meeting, 9th February 2021

    09/02/2021

    The February meeting of the House of Bishops was held on Tuesday 9 February via Zoom.

  6. The Church of England logo.

    Statement from the Anti-Racism Taskforce

    08/02/2021

    Members of the Archbishops' Anti-racism Taskforce voice concern about abuse and threats received by Jarel Robinson Brown.

  7. Rose Hudson Wilkin Bishop of Dover

    Bishops lead churches' call to take up Covid vaccine

    08/02/2021

    Church of England Bishops have joined an NHS backed campaign calling on congregations, communities and individuals to play their part in encouraging everyone who is offered a Covid-19 vaccine to take up the opportunity, and to have access to accurate information.

  8. Ordinands during their service of ordination.

    Response to article in Spectator

    04/02/2021

    A letter of response to an article appearing in the Spectator on Thursday 4 February 2021.

  9. Students at university

    Bishop welcomes Government Further Education and Skills White Paper

    02/02/2021

    The Church of England’s lead bishop for Further and Higher Education has welcomed the recent publication of a White Paper which aims to revolutionise post-16 education.

  10. National Safeguarding Team logo

    Statement on resolution of disciplinary process regarding Bishop of Lincoln

    01/02/2021

    The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Lincoln have met together to pray and discuss next steps following the conclusion of the clergy disciplinary process instigated after the Bishop’s suspension in May 2019 and subsequent investigation.