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    Dioceses invited to bid for funding to explore new approaches to mission


    A fund aimed at helping parishes explore new ways of sharing the Christian message alongside tried and tested approaches has been launched.

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    One million downloads for Daily Prayer podcast


    A prayer podcast has attracted more than a million downloads in just six months

  3. hand in latex gloves holding glass ampoule  covid vaccine

    Bishops join calls for emergency G7 meeting to tackle vaccine ‘hoarding’


    Church of England backing calls for the leaders of the world’s richest countries to halt the 'hoarding' of COVID-19 vaccines while billions of people have yet to be jabbed

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    Bishops join leaders of other major faiths to demand climate action at COP26 in Glasgow


    Faith leaders have joined together to demand climate action ahead of the COP26 meeting in Glasgow.

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    New Bishop to the Armed Forces announced


    A new bishop to the armed forces has been announced by Lambeth Palace

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    Recommendations made for Church of England Governance Reform


    A Church of England Governance Review working group, established by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to explore options for simpler and more effective governance, has recommended changes to the Church’s national governance structures.

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    Church Commissioners, Church of England Pensions Board and CCLA are now signatories to UK Stewardship Code


    Following successful applications to the Financial Reporting Council, the Church Commissioners for England, the Church of England Pensions Board and CCLA, investment manager for the Church of England CBF Funds, are now signatories of the UK Stewardship Code, having met the FRC’s expected standard of reporting in 2021.

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    Child protection in religious organisations and settings IICSA report


    A statement from National Safeguarding Team.

  9. Children play in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Afghanistan crisis: advice for parishes on helping refugees


    The Church of England has published a ‘toolkit’ of resources for parishes seeking to help refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban takeover of the country.

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    Churches celebrate God’s generosity this Harvest with new resources


    New core materials including nine daily podcasts are now available to enable congregations to take part in Generosity Week.