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Bishop’s Water Warning for Parliament on St Swithun’s Day

Bishop’s Water Warning for Parliament on St Swithun’s DayThe Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, Rt Revd George Cassidy, today joined representatives from the faith, community and voluntary sectors in lobbying Parliament for a fairer deal on water charges.

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Monday 13th July 2009

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Monday 13th July 2009

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Sunday 12th July 2009

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Sunday 12th July 2009

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Saturday 11th July 2009

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Saturday 11th July 2009

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Friday 10th July 2009 PM

General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Friday 10th July 2009 PM

Archbishop’s Response to DFID White Paper

Archbishop’s Response to DFID White PaperThe Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, welcomed the launch this week of the Government White Paper, “Building our Common Future”, which commits additional support for the world’s poorest people affected by conflict, climate change and the global economic crisis.

Church House Publishing - agreement signed

Church House Publishing - agreement signedThe Archbishops’ Council has signed an agreement with Anglican charity Hymns Ancient & Modern to publish liturgy, key reference titles and other resources for the Church.

Update published on Clergy Pensions Scheme (1)

Update published on Clergy Pensions Scheme (1)The Church of England has today published a second and more detailed report on the impact of the credit crunch and recession on the financial position of the Funded Clergy Pension Scheme. The report puts forward various options relating to the future of the scheme.

Protecting life is the most important thing, Church says, on easy-to-read website

Protecting life is the most important thing, Church says, on easy-to-read websiteThe Church of England website has today published a new section called ‘Protecting Life - Opposing Assisted Suicide’. It summarises quickly and simply the Church’s position in the sometimes confusing assisted suicide debate.

Appointment to Chair of Church Buildings Council announced

Appointment to Chair of Church Buildings Council announcedAnne Sloman has been appointed by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to chair the Church Buildings Council, the new statutory body created last year to succeed the Council for the Care of Churches and the Advisory Board for Redundant Churches. The CBC supports dioceses and parishes in their stewardship of more than 16,000 church buildings.

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