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  1. Chief Legal Adviser Stephen Slack announces retirement


    NEWS / Stephen Slack, Chief Legal Adviser, has announced his retirement. Stephen will step down in April 2019.

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    Christmas attendance at highest level for more than a decade


    NEWS / Attendance at Christmas services in the Church of England is at its highest level for more than a decade, according to new figures published today.

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    Churches across the country marking Remembrance Sunday


    NEWS / Church of England parishes across the country are inviting their communities to join them this Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. 

  4. Launch of the Transition Pathway Initiative

    New research shows only two large oil and gas companies have long-term, low-carbon ambitions


    New Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) research assesses the carbon performance of the world’s ten largest public oil and gas companies, taking into account the full lifecycle emissions of their products.

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    Full extent of Church of England work to support local communities revealed


    NEWS / More than 33,000 social action projects are run or supported by churches, according to figures setting out for the first time the full scale of the Church's service to communities.

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    Church of England announces first Eco Diocese


    NEWS / The Diocese of Salisbury becomes the Church of England's first Eco Diocese

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    Churches back Tracey Crouch over delay in FOBT limits


    NEWS / Church leaders and Christian organisations have spoken out in support of Tracey Crouch 

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    Filling parish vacancies - consultation


    Consultation opens on proposals to simplify process of filling a vacancy in a parish or other benefice

  9. Bishop of Birmingham David Urquhart portrait

    Response to Budget 2018 from Bishop of Birmingham


    Response to Budget 2018 from David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham

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    Pension funds challenge major European emitters on climate lobbying


    NEWS / An influential $2 trillion group of investors, led by the Church of England Pensions Board and Swedish national pension fund AP7, have today challenged 55 large European companies on their approach to climate lobbying.