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  1. An electric car charging

    Synod approves rules to help churches meet carbon-reduction target

    09/02/2022

    General Synod approves new legislation to help churches meet carbon reduction targets. 

    3 min read
  2. Lord Boateng speaking with Justin Welby the Archbishop of Canterbury behind him

    Lack of action on racial justice is ‘chilling’, Lord Boateng tells Synod

    08/02/2022

    The Church of England must adopt a ‘strong strategy’ to tackle racial inequality in the face of the ‘scandal’ of its failure to implement recommendations made over the years on racial justice, the General Synod heard today.

    3 min read
  3. The LGBT statement is written on a blue background

    Statement from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for LGBT+ History Month

    01/02/2022

    Across the Church of England this February, many people will be marking LGBT+ History Month.

    1 min read
  4. Living in Love and Faith logo.

    LLF Next Steps Group Meeting on 13th January 2022

    31/01/2022

    December updates about Living in Love and Faith.

    1 min read
  5. BoL

    Your sacrifices have saved lives: Bishop thanks parishes and public as Covid-19 measures lift

    25/01/2022

    Bishop of London thanks front line workers, parishes, and all who have made sacrifices to help protect one another from Covid-19

    3 min read
  6. The Church of England logo with National Safeguarding Team written underneath.

    Final member of Church’s Independent Safeguarding Board appointed

    24/01/2022

    Steve Reeves has been appointed as the third member of the Church of England’s Independent Safeguarding Board, ISB. 

    2 min read
  7. The Church of England logo.

    Plans for UK Minority Ethnic clergy to take part in House of Bishops agreed

    20/01/2022

    Plans to elect clergy of UK Minority Ethnic or Global Majority Heritage backgrounds to serve on the House of Bishops have been agreed in what is hoped will be a “catalyst for change” towards making the leadership of the Church of England more representative.

    3 min read
  8. Exterior view of Holy Trinity Long Itchington

    Church of England restricts investment in climate laggards

    20/01/2022

    The Church of England’s National Investing Bodies (NIBs) are delivering on their 2018 commitment to General Synod to engage with and disinvest from high carbon emitting companies that are not making progress to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2023. 

    5 min read
  9. Lambeth Palace

    Consultation launched on membership of the Crown Nominations Commission for future Archbishops of Canterbury

    14/01/2022

    Consultation launched on proposal to change make-up of body which nominates future Archbishops of Canterbury.

    2 min read
  10. The Bishop of Salisbury shown sitting down with this hands clasped together

    Stephen Lake named as next Bishop of Salisbury

    13/01/2022

    The Dean of Gloucester, Stephen Lake, is to be the next Bishop of Salisbury, Downing Street has announced.

    1 min read