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Press releases from January 1st 2017. 

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    Timing of publication of independent review of the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case

    20/11/2017

    NEWS / Timing of publication of independent review of the processes used in the Bishop George Bell case

     
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    New member of Archbishops' Council announced

    16/11/2017

    NEWS / New member of Archbishops' Council announced.

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    Church of England to reach millions more with transformed website

    15/11/2017

    NEWS / Today the Church of England launches its new national website in a major drive to share the Christian faith.

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    Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying tackled in new guidance for Church schools

    13/11/2017

    NEWS / Guidance for the Church of England's 4,700 schools published today aims to prevent pupils from having their self-worth diminished or their ability to achieve impeded by being bullied because of their perceived or actual sexual orientation or gender identity. 

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    Resignation of Lorna Ashworth

    10/11/2017

    NEWS / In response to the announcement that Lorna Ashworth is to step down from the Archbishops' Council and the General Synod

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    Cathedrals attract record numbers at Christmas

    09/11/2017

    NEWS / Christmas attendance at services in cathedrals last year reached its highest figure since records began, statistics published today show. A one year rise of 5%, meant that 131,000 people came to cathedrals to worship last Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

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    First step towards Covenant for Clergy Well-being

    07/11/2017

    NEWS / Plans for a new deal between clergy and the wider Church of England - modelled on the ideas behind the Military Covenant - have taken a step forward after a panel was established to begin drafting.

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    Church of England’s National Investing Bodies launch policy on investing in Extractive Industries

    06/11/2017

    NEWS / The Church of England's National Investing Bodies (NIBs) - the Church Commissioners, Church of England Pensions Board, and CBF Church of England Funds (managed by CCLA) - today announced the launch of a new policy on investing in extractive industries. 

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    Cut stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals to £2, Bishop of St Albans urges Government

    31/10/2017

    NEWS / The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, has responded to the Government's announcement today of The Triennial Review of Stakes and Prizes.

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    New Chief Finance and Operations Officer Appointed

    25/10/2017

    NEWS / Gareth Mostyn has been appointed as Chief Finance and Operations Officer for the National Church Institutions (NCIs) of the Church of England.