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    Response to reports of the death of John Smyth

    12/08/2018

    NEWS / Response to reports of the death of John Smyth from the Bishop of Bath and Wells, Peter Hancock, the Church of England's lead safeguarding bishop.

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    Bishop's Bill calls on MPs to add mothers to marriage certificates

    24/07/2018

    NEWS / House of Lords passes Bill from Bishop of St Albans to end exclusions of mothers’ names from marriage certificates.

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    Opening statement on behalf of the Archbishops’ Council - IICSA hearing into Peter Ball

    23/07/2018

    NEWS / Read the opening statement on behalf of the Archbishops’ Council as part of the IICSA hearing into Peter Ball.

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    'A New Settlement Revised: Religion and Belief in Schools' - Church of England response

    18/07/2018

    NEWS / Response to the report published yesterday by the Westminster Faith Debates, by Charles Clarke and Linda Woodhead

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    Church of England Pensions Board publishes 2017 Annual Report and Accounts

    17/07/2018

    NEWS / The Church of England Pensions Board has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2017, and the Report and Accounts for each of the four pension schemes of which the Board is the corporate trustee.

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    Repair fund of £40m prepares cathedrals for First World War commemorations

    17/07/2018

    A £40m scheme to conserve and repair England’s cathedrals ahead of First World War centenary events has significantly reduced immediate risks, according to a report published today.

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    Church of England funds ambitious growth programme

    11/07/2018

    NEWS / More than a hundred new churches are to be created in a £27 million drive by the Church of England to revive the Christian faith in coastal areas, market towns and outer urban housing estates, it was announced today.

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    Church of England approves ideas to support and streamline England’s cathedrals

    10/07/2018

    NEWS / The Church of England’s General Synod has welcomed new measures to strengthen governance and operational frameworks for England’s cathedrals.

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    Synod backs Royal Commission on future of health and social care

    09/07/2018

    NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has called on the Government to set up a Royal Commission on how health and social care can be funded and delivered in the next two decades.

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    General Synod calls for renewed efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament

    08/07/2018

    NEWS / General Synod calls on the Government to restate its commitment to the principles of nuclear arms control and eventual nuclear disarmament in a debate today at the General Synod.