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  1. Church of England to partner with Durham University in new project to support decarbonisation


    The Church of England will be supported in its ambitious aim of achieving net-zero carbon by 2030 through a new partnership with the Durham Energy Institute (DEI).

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    Church Commissioners to reduce carbon intensity of its portfolio by 2025


    The Church Commissioners for England announced its goal to reduce the carbon intensity of its investment portfolio by 25% by 2025.

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    LLF Next Steps Group meeting 25 March 2021


    The third meeting for 2021 of the LLF Next Steps Group was held on 25 March remotely via Zoom.

  4. Credit Diocese of Norwich Luke W Bryant

    New findings published in long term study into clergy wellbeing


    The latest set of findings from a 10-year research programme into the factors that enable clergy to flourish in ministry are published today by the Church of England.


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    BBC Panorama programme 'Is the Church Racist?'


    BBC Panorama programme ‘Is the Church Racist?’ explores allegations of racism and discrimination within the Church of England.

  6. His Royal Highness Prince Philip

    HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh: Tributes from Church of England Bishops


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York lead tributes from Bishops of the Church of England following the announcement of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

  7. His Royal Highness Prince Philip.

    Condolence book for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, opens online


    The Church of England has opened an online condolence book following the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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    General Synod papers published


    The spring group of sessions of the General Synod will take place online on Friday April 23 and Saturday 24.

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    Churches launch nature count to assess biodiversity within “National Park” of churchyards


    Hundreds of churches have already signed up to a week-long ‘nature count’ occurring this summer, which will encourage people to visit churchyards and record what they see.

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    Maundy Thursday resources for prayer at home


    The Maundy Thursday video and text has been withdrawn because of the perceived association of the readings and actions with a Jewish seder meal. Comment from the Revd Dr Richard Sudworth, the Church of England’s National Inter-Religious Affairs Adviser.