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  1. St Andrew's Church, Kyiv, snow is shown with dark clouds here

    Attack on Ukraine ‘an act of great evil’ - statement from Archbishops of Canterbury and York


    The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell have condemned the Russian attack on Ukraine as “an act of great evil”.

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  2. The Bishop of London Sarah Mullally

    Bishop of London responds to Prime Minister's announcement lifting remaining Covid-19 restrictions


    Bishop Sarah responds to the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions

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  3. Bishops plant a tree at lambeth palace

    Tree planted at Lambeth Palace as part of The Queen’s Green Canopy


    Archbishop Justin and Bishop Graham plant a tree as part of Jubilee celebration

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  4. Stained glass window

    LLF Next Steps Group Meeting on 8th February 2022


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

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  5. The Bishop of Kensington in portrait mode smiling

    Bishop of Kensington to lead new Centre for Cultural Witness


    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
  6. Candles

    Graham Gregory: Lessons Learnt Review


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

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  7. Image of the general synod chamber

    Synod unanimously condemns persecution of Christians around the world


    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
  8. Synod votes by a show of hands

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


    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
  9. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby addresses Synod

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


    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
  10. An electric car charging

    Synod approves rules to help churches meet carbon-reduction target


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

    3 min read