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    Church Commissioners reports strong financial returns in 2021 of 13.3%


    The Church Commissioners for England, which manages the endowment fund of the Church of England, published its financial results for 2021 today in its Annual Report. 

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    More clergy from UK Minority Ethnic backgrounds join House of Bishops


    Three clergy from UK Minority Ethnic/Global Majority Heritage backgrounds have been elected to serve on the House of Bishops as part of action towards making the leadership of the Church of England more representative, it was announced today.

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    Up to £3 million to boost diocesan discretionary funds in face of rising cost of living


    The Church of England is to make extra funding available to dioceses for grants to help clergy and lay workers struggling with the cost of living crisis, it was announced today.

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  4. Rosemarie Mallett Landscape

    Ven Dr Rosemarie Mallett to be next Bishop of Croydon


    The Ven Dr Rosemarie Mallett will be the next Bishop of Croydon, Downing Street has announced.

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  5. Rt Revd Michael Beasley

    Michael Beasley named as next Bishop of Bath and Wells


    Downing Street has announced today that the Rt Revd Michael Beasley will be the next Bishop of Bath and Wells. 

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  6. Platinum jubilee hero

    The Queen’s Jubilee church resources released ahead of services across country


    Resources aimed at helping churches mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee have been released by the Church of England.

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  7. Five children sat on a bench looking out to a green park

    Child poverty strategy needed now more than ever - Church of England report


    A cross-party strategy is needed to tackle rising levels of child poverty, with targets set to ensure progress towards achieving this goal, according to a new report published today by the Church of England.

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  8. At The Foot of the Cross - VR service

    Powerful Virtual Reality service for Holy Week invites virtual congregation to the foot of the cross


    Prayers at the Foot of the Cross, filmed in the 12th Century Chapter House of Bristol Cathedral, includes prayers, music and moments of silent contemplation.

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  9. The Bishop of Birkenhead Julie Conalty is shown in a portrait

    New deputy lead bishop for safeguarding


    The Bishop of Birkenhead, Julie Conalty, has been appointed a deputy lead bishop for safeguarding with a focus on survivor engagement. She takes over from the Bishop of Southampton, Debbie Sellin. 

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  10. Our daily bread – Lent challenge to donate to a foodbank with each slice of bread


    Christians are being encouraged to give something to a foodbank every time they eat a piece of bread or donate to a clean water project every time they drink wine.  

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