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  1. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops - Tuesday 19th of January 2021


    The House of Bishops met for its first meeting in 2021 on Tuesday 19th January via Zoom.

  2. Close up of the face of a smiling male vicar

    National Register of Clergy to be created


    The final stages for publishing a National Register of Clergy, to strengthen safeguarding in the Church of England, are now underway.

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

    Bishop supports protections for children in covert intelligence bill


    Bishop of Durham, the Church of England’s Lead Bishop for Children and Families, supports moves in the House of Lords today to protect children in undercover operations by police and other authorities.

  4. His Honour, Judge David Turner, QC, the new Deputy Chair of the Chair of the Clergy Discipline Commission.PNG

    Judge David Turner to be Deputy Chair of the Clergy Discipline Commission


    Judge David Turner QC has been named as the new Deputy Chair of the Chair of the Clergy Discipline Commission replacing Sir Mark Hedley, who retired in December 2020.

  5. Portsmouth Cathedral clergy record on a phone a service ready to be streamed online

    Response from the Bishop of London to new Covid-19 restrictions


    At a time like this, the Church is here to offer comfort and spiritual support to everyone. We have a duty to care for each other, but particularly those who are vulnerable or who may be most at risk.

  6. Nigel Genders addresses a conference

    Starting term amid Covid-19 uncertainty: schools need collaboration, wisdom and hope


    The Church of England's Chief Education Officer says it is time to take the politics out of choices facing schools and focus on the wellbeing of children and young people, and school staff.

  7. Headshots of 4 people involved with the weekly service

    National Epiphany service from the 'land where it all happened' hears prayers for peace


    The Church of England is joining in worship with Christians in the Holy Land for a celebration of Epiphany in collaboration with Embrace the Middle East, a charity working in the region.