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  1. Young person holding a sign saying "there is no planet b"

    'Wake up world!’ – Bishop calls for action to protect God’s creation after climate report


    The Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher, has called for immediate action on climate change in light of the IPCC report.

  2. The Church of England logo with National Safeguarding Team written underneath.

    Update on Smyth Review


    An update on timing of the review

  3. Alan Smith, First Church Estates Commissioner

    Alan Smith announced as next First Church Estates Commissioner


    Alan Smith, Senior Advisor - ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Risk and Inclusion, and former Global Head of Risk Strategy at HSBC, is to be the next First Church Estates Commissioner.

  4. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    The House of Bishops met on Monday 26th of July 2021 via Zoom


    The House of Bishops met on Monday 26th of July as the final meeting prior to the summer break.

  5. Living in Love and Faith logo.

    LLF Next Steps Group meeting 15 July 2021


    The seventh meeting for 2021 of the LLF Next Steps Group was held in July.

  6. BoL

    Bishop of London urges caution and pays tribute to vaccinators as restrictions lift


    The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has encouraged churches and individuals to continue to take precautions to protect the vulnerable from Covid-19.

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

    Bishop: Commons vote risks making aid cut ‘permanent’


    Bishop of Worcester voices disappointment after MPs back new tests to restore the legal commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on aid

  8. Headshots of two bishops

    New lead bishops for buildings appointed by Archbishops


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have announced the appointment of two new lead bishops for church and cathedral buildings.

  9. England footballers following defeat to italy

    Synod Officers condemn "disgraceful" racism following Euro 2020 final


    The Officers of the General Synod, including the Archbishop of York, have condemned racist abuse directed towards England footballers reported following Sunday's Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy.

  10. A still from the Archbishop of York reading the prayer video

    Archbishop of York's address to Synod on Vision and Strategy


    The Archbishop today addressed General Synod on the Vision and Strategy for the Church of England in the 2020s.