The House of Bishops met for its first meeting in 2021 on Tuesday 19th January via Zoom.
The final stages for publishing a National Register of Clergy, to strengthen safeguarding in the Church of England, are now underway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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