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  1. Church Commissioners for England Logomark

    The Church Commissioners for England, which manages one of the largest endowment funds in the UK, raises £550 million via a debut bond issue to support its long-term charitable objectives and investment goals


    The Church Commissioners for England, which manages a £10.1 billion endowment fund to provide long-term financial support for the mission and ministry of the Church of England, has raised £550 million, made up of a £250 million Sustainability Bond with a 10-year maturity and a £300 million conventional bond with a 30-year maturity.

    6 min read
  2. Little Borrowers Lightwave Group in Little Bealings (children playing with a net and other insect counting things)

    Rural mission to benefit from £1.3 million grant


    A £1.3 million award has been made to a Church of England diocese to help expand its work spreading the Christian faith to people with previously no contact with church in towns and rural communities.

    2 min read
  3. The Church of England logo.

    The National Church Governance Project Board continues its progress


    The Project Board has held six meetings since its establishment in January 2022.

    2 min read
  4. Bishop of Plymouth by a stone tracery window

    New Bishop of Plymouth


    The Revd Preb James Grier will be the next Bishop of Plymouth

    1 min read
  5. Mounstephen

    Keep up momentum on highlighting abuses of freedom of religion and belief, bishops urges


    Politicians from around the world have been urged to ‘keep up the momentum’ on tackling abuses of freedom of religion or belief, by the Church of England bishop who led a key review of Foreign Office support for persecuted Christians.

    2 min read
  6. Alex Kubeyinje profile photo

    New permanent national director of safeguarding appointed


    Alexander Kubeyinje will be the Church of England’s new permanent national director of safeguarding

    3 min read
  7. the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at FoRB event

    Protecting freedom of religion or belief protects everyone, Archbishop tells governments


    Restrictions on freedom of worship often go hand-in-hand with other forms of repression, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has warned government ministers from around the world.

    5 min read
  8. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    Standing Commission on the House of Bishops’ Declaration and the Five Guiding Principles


    Membership of a new body tasked to consider the ongoing arrangements which opened the way for women to become bishops announced

    3 min read
  9. St Augustine's Cross, Ebbsfleet

    Bishops of Maidstone, Ebbsfleet and Oswestry


    Dioceses Commission approves series of changes

    3 min read
  10. Eleanor Sanderson Bishop of Hull

    New Bishop of Hull


    10 Downing Street has announced today that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the appointment of the Right Reverend Doctor Eleanor Sanderson as Suffragan Bishop of Hull

    1 min read