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  1. Photo of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    Prayers to mark the first anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and King Charles’s Accession


    Churches around the country are marking the first anniversary of the Death of the Late Queen Elizabeth and King Charles’ Accession to the throne.

    3 min read
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    Concerns substantiated in Mike Pilavachi investigation


    Concerns substantiated in Mike Pilavachi investigation - update from joint internal Church investigation by the National Safeguarding Team and diocese of St Albans

    3 min read
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    ‘Parishes at the very heart of Church of England's mission’ – response to article in Sunday Telegraph


    Number of consecrated churches closed in the last decade was lowest level for half a century.

    1 min read
  4. Man with beard smiling

    New Bishop of Birmingham announced


    Next Bishop of Birmingham will be Revd Dr Michael Volland, Downing Street announces.

    2 min read
  5. pile of different newspapers

    Public opinion and a ‘prophetic’ voice - Bishop Nick responds to newspaper survey


    The Church has a duty to challenge wider society but also to listen and be challenged by it, says the Bishop of Leeds Nick Baines

    2 min read
  6. The new Lambeth Palace Library is shown from the main road outside with trees in the foreground

    Pip Willcox appointed new Head of Lambeth Palace Library


    Pip Willcox has been appointed the new Head of Lambeth Palace Library. 

    1 min read
  7. Neil Warwick Bishop of Swindon

    New Bishop of Swindon announced


    The Venerable Neil Warwick, currently Archdeacon of Bristol, is to be the next Bishop of Swindon, Downing Street has announced today.

    1 min read
  8. Rev Simon Robinson, Dean of Truro

    New Dean of Truro announced


    Downing Street has today announced that Father Simon Robinson will be the next Dean of Truro.

    1 min read
  9. Rev LJ Tiffney

    £9.4 million approved for additional curate posts


    Funding has been approved to support dioceses with costs of almost 70 additional stipendiary curacy posts across the Church of England.

    2 min read