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  1. A Betrayal of Trust

    Publication of review into Bishop Whitsey


    A Betrayal of Trust, the independent report into the Church's handling of the allegations concerning the late Hubert Victor Whitsey, former Bishop of Chester, has been published today.

  2. The cover of the report is shown in bright colours

    Major clergy wellbeing study results shared


    Key insights from an ongoing Church of England research programme into clergy flourishing are to be distributed to curates across the country as part of an initiative to promote clergy wellbeing, it was announced today.

  3. Praying in a field

    New resource published to encourage a shift in the Church’s understanding of vocation


    Work to encourage lay Christians to see their roles in daily life as a vital part of the ministry of the Church has been given support in a new report published this month by the Church of England.

  4. BishopofBerwick

    Next Bishop of Berwick announced


    Downing Street has announced this morning that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Mark Wroe, currently Archdeacon of Northumberland, as the next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle.

  5. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops Meeting - Monday 19 October 2020


    A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today, Monday 19 October via Zoom.

  6. A screengrab of various members of the taskforce appearing on a Zoom call

    Church of England's Anti-Racism Taskforce launches


    A Taskforce set up to make bold changes to ensure greater racial equality in the Church of England has got under way, with the Archbishops of Canterbury and York joining its meeting today.

  7. A vicar leading a socially distanced service being live streamed on an iPad.

    More than 17,000 online services and events provided by Church of England parishes


    More than 17,000 online services and events are being provided by Church of England churches following the introduction of the lockdown and restrictions on public worship earlier this year.

  8. Three logos of archbishops and church of england

    PCR2 Reference Group for National Church Institutions and Archbishops publishes terms of reference


    The Terms of Reference for the ‘PCR2 Reference Group’ which will oversee Past Cases Review 2 for the National Church Institutions has been published today.  

  9. A church in a misty field.

    More than £10m in grants to 66 churches and cathedrals across the country


    More than £10m in grants have been awarded to 66 churches and cathedrals across the country. 

  10. A picture of IICSA's logo on the wall

    Statement on publication of IICSA report


    From the Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop and Melissa Caslake the Church’s national director of safeguarding.