Ban on product placement on TV should remain, says Church
29 December 2009
The ban on branded goods appearing on popular soaps, dramas and other programmes should be maintained, says the Church of England.
Pakistan’s PM tells Archbishop’s Delegation of new protection for Minorities
21 December 2009
DELEGATION MEETS VICTIMS OF RECENT VIOLENCE IN THE PUNJAB
Getting religion right is crucial for BBC to meet its public duty, says Church
17 December 2009
A proper portrayal of religion that reflects and explores the factors giving people's lives purpose should form an explicit part of the BBC's requirement to "sustain citizenship and civil society", argues the Church of England in its response to a BBC Trust consultation.
Something to sing about for ‘Unsung Heroes’
16 December 2009
Twelve finalists from rural churches across the country were guests of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, at Lambeth Palace as he announced the overall winner and the two runners-up in the Country Life ‘Unsung Heroes of the Rural Church’ competition.
Statement from the Rt Revd Stephen Venner, Bishop to the Forces
14 December 2009
Latest finance and ministry statistics published on web
11 December 2009
Parishioners’ tax-efficient planned giving averaged more than £9 a week for the first time in 2007, while the total income of parishes increased by £70 million to £898 million, well above inflation, according to the latest statistics from the Church of England.
Elections to the CofE Pensions Board
10 December 2009
Results of elections to the Church of England Pensions Board.
Copenhagen support from thousands of CofE online visitors
10 December 2009
Tens of thousands have taken up the challenge to ‘tread gently’ in step with the UN Climate Change talks at Copenhagen by visiting the Church of England’s online Advent calendar in the 10 days since it opened at www.whywearewaiting.com . Current figures stand at more than 30,000 viewings.
Why wish you a merry Christmas? – what matters (and what doesn’t) in the festive season
29 November 2009
The Bishop of Croydon's new book argues that, underneath all the layers of shopping and spending, Christmas can still offer deep meaning and joy.
Independent research shows ‘faith schools’ promote community cohesion and equality
27 November 2009
Secondary schools with a religious foundation contribute significantly and substantially more to the promotion of community cohesion and the provision of equality of opportunity for students than other schools, according to new research.