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    LLF Next Steps Group Meeting on 8th February 2022

    17/02/2022

    The Next Steps Group was able to meet for the first time in person since 22 September 2021.

    1 min read
  2. The Bishop of Kensington in portrait mode smiling

    Bishop of Kensington to lead new Centre for Cultural Witness

    16/02/2022

    The Bishop of Kensington, Dr Graham Tomlin, to step down in August to lead the new Centre for Cultural Witness - a project to underpin the Church’s work of being a Christian presence in every community

    6 min read
  3. Candles

    Graham Gregory: Lessons Learnt Review

    15/02/2022

    Publication of lessons learnt review into Church of England’s handling of allegations against late Revd Graham Gregory

    5 min read
  4. Image of the general synod chamber

    Synod unanimously condemns persecution of Christians around the world

    11/02/2022

    Members of the Church of England General Synod have unanimously backed a motion of support for churches around the world as a bishop warned of the “monstrous evil” of the “wholesale denial” of freedom of religion or belief in many countries. 

    4 min read
  5. Synod votes by a show of hands

    Synod invites engagement on ideas to simplify National Church Institutions governance structures

    10/02/2022

    General Synod has thanked the authors of a report proposing possible changes to the governance structures of the Church of England’s National Church Institutions.

    3 min read
  6. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby addresses Synod

    Unanimous backing from Synod for call to protect child survivors of trafficking

    09/02/2022

    The General Synod has given unanimous backing to a call for the Government to ensure the protection of child survivors of trafficking after hearing of fears that the Nationality and Borders Bill could leave more children unprotected and at risk.

    4 min read
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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