Press releases

  1. Viv Faull

    Legislation clarifying right of local authorities to support churches clears final hurdle in House of Lords


    The Bishop of Bristol, Viv Faull, The Church of England's joint lead on church buildings, has welcomed new legislation clarifying the right of parish and town councils to support parishes 

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    Statement on Nagorno-Karabakh


    The Bishops of Coventry, Leeds and Southwark, who speak on behalf of the Bishops in the House of Lords on foreign affairs, have issued a statement on the violence in Nagorno-Karabakh.

    1 min read
  3. Daily Alam Profile
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  4. Bob Chilcott black and white profile photo

    Renowned composer ‘thrilled’ to write Christmas carol for Church of England’s 2023 theme


    Church of England theme encourages all to ‘join the song’ this Christmas with a brand-new carol by Bob Chilcott

    4 min read
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    Leading public law barrister to head review into Independent Safeguarding Board


    Barrister to head independent review into first phase of Church’s Independent Safeguarding Board

    2 min read
  6. The Rt Rev Dr Karowei Dorgu, the Bishop of Woolwich, who has died

    Tributes to the Bishop of Woolwich, Dr Karowei Dorgu


    The Bishop of Woolwich, Rt Revd Dr Karowei Dorgu, has died.

    2 min read
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    Prayers to mark the first anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and King Charles’s Accession


    Churches around the country are marking the first anniversary of the Death of the Late Queen Elizabeth and King Charles’ Accession to the throne.

    3 min read
  8. Living in Love and Faith.

    Living in Love and Faith – first facilitated group conversation held


    'Living With Difference' group will take part of a series of facilitated conversations around the Prayers of Love and Faith.

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    Concerns substantiated in Mike Pilavachi investigation


    Concerns substantiated in Mike Pilavachi investigation - update from joint internal Church investigation by the National Safeguarding Team and diocese of St Albans

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    ‘Parishes at the very heart of Church of England's mission’ – response to article in Sunday Telegraph


    Number of consecrated churches closed in the last decade was lowest level for half a century.

    1 min read