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  1. Man with glasses standing and giving a speech

    General Synod: Archbishop of York’s speech in Living in Love and Faith debate


    Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell addresses the General Synod with a speech in debate on the bishops’ response to Living in Love and Faith. 

    5 min read
  2. Candles

    Safeguarding presentation to General Synod


    Safeguarding presentation to General Synod from national safeguarding director Alexander Kubeyinje and lead safeguarding bishop Jonathan Gibbs

    11 min read
  3. General Synod February 2023

    Prayers for God’s blessing for same-sex couples take step forward after Synod debate


    The Church of England’s General Synod has called on the bishops to take the next step to issue prayers which would enable same-sex couples to come to church after a civil marriage or civil partnership to give thanks, dedicate their relationship to God and receive God’s blessing.

    4 min read
  4. Archbishop Justin Welby gives his Loyal Address at General Synod February 2023

    General Synod: Archbishop delivers Loyal Address to The King


    Read the text of the Archbishop’s Loyal Address to His Majesty The King, the Supreme Governor of the Church of England, on the occasion of his Accession to the Throne.  

    5 min read
  5. The Bishop of London Addresses General Syond in London

    General Synod: Bishop of London's Living in Love and Faith Presentation


    Bishop Sarah Mullally addresses the General Synod with a presentation on Living in Love and Faith

    15 min read
  6. Archbishop Justin Welby giving his Presidential Address at the opening of General Synod on 6 February 2023

    General Synod: Presidential address from Archbishop Justin Welby


    Read the text of Archbishop Justin Welby's Presidential address to General Synod. 

    13 min read
  7. Charity Bank Projects

    Church of England’s Social Impact Investment Programme to invest £1.1m in Charity Bank


    The Church of England’s Social Impact Investment Programme has made a £1.1m investment in Charity Bank and will take a 3.6% stake in the bank.

    2 min read
  8. Living in Love and Faith - Hero

    LLF Next Steps Group meeting on 1 February 2023


    February 2023 update about Living in Love and Faith.

    2 min read
  9. Church House Westminster shot from Dean's Yard

    Church House Westminster achieves Bronze Eco-Award


    For its drive towards sustainability, Church House Westminster - host to General Synod and CofE offices - has been awarded a Bronze Eco Church Award.

    3 min read
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    Statement on ISB and Christ Church review


    Statement from Archbishops' Council on the Independent Safeguarding Board and Christ Church review

    2 min read