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  1. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    Statement from Archbishops' Council

    30/03/2023

    Statement from Archbishops' Council regarding the Independent Safeguarding Board 

    3 min read
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    Lambeth Palace Library exhibition to mark King’s Coronation

    29/03/2023

    Lambeth Palace Library is celebrating the Coronation of King Charles III through an exhibition showcasing religious items that have been used in Royal Coronation ceremonies going back to the Middle Ages.

    2 min read
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    Strategic Mission and Ministry Investment Board backs plans for renewal in first round of awards

    27/03/2023

    Plans by a diocese to double the number of children and young people in its churches, develop 100 new worshipping communities and renew parishes have been given support in the first round of grants awarded by a new Board set up by the Church of England.

    4 min read
  4. Bishop Paul Butler speaking in the House of Lords

    Bishop’s Bill to remove two-child limit on benefits clears House of Lords

    24/03/2023

    A Private Member’s Bill brought by the Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, to abolish the two-child limit on Universal Credit has completed its passage through the House of Lords.

    2 min read
  5. Living in Love and Faith logo.

    Meeting of College of Bishops March 23, 2023

    24/03/2023

    College of Bishops meets to consider next steps following the recent debate at General Synod on identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage.

    2 min read
  6. Masked Visitors in Salisbury Cathedral

    Church of England Cathedrals showed recovery in 2021 amid Covid-19 measures

    24/03/2023

    Latest worshipping and visitor data collected from England’s 42 cathedrals and Westminster Abbey during 2021 published

    3 min read
  7. The Houses of Parliament from across the River Thames.

    Bishop’s drive to abolish two-child limit on benefits approaches final House of Lords stage

    19/03/2023

    A Private Member’s Bill brought by the Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, to abolish the two-child limit on Universal Credit is on course to complete its passage through the House of Lords.

    2 min read
  8. The Rev Dr Matthew Porter

    The Rev Matthew Porter to become next Bishop of Bolton

    15/03/2023

    The Vicar of St Michael le Belfrey in York, the Rev Matthew Porter, will be the next Bishop of Bolton, Downing Street announces.

     

    1 min read
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    LLF Next Steps Group meeting on 3 March 2023

    14/03/2023

    March 2023 update about Living in Love and Faith.

    1 min read
  10. An adult and child taking part in the Churches Count on Nature, using a magnifying glass to look at wildlife

    Communities mobilise to count wildlife in ‘undisturbed’ churchyards

    08/03/2023

    Parishes across England and Wales can now register to participate in Churches Count on Nature, an annual scheme where people visit churchyards and record the plant and animal species they encounter. 

    4 min read