Archbishop of Canterbury and Bishop of Durham urge Government to expand free school meals to avoid "harrowing" Christmas for thousands
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Bishop of Durham have urged the Government to extend free school meals as they highlight the “harrowing” number of families who could be destitute by Christmas.
Stipendiary clergy, along with some retired and self-supporting ministers, are being encouraged to take part in a confidential listening exercise designed to help inform a review of the clergy remuneration package.
A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today, Tuesday 29 September 2020 via Zoom.
A new service providing vital support for survivors of church-related abuse has become operational.
Bishops of Southwark and Chichester join with other church leaders in a joint statement on the situation in Cameroon.
Farmers will speak of their commitment to fighting climate change during the Church of England’s national online service.
The Archbishops’ Council, at its meeting on Wednesday (Sept 23), voted unanimously for safeguarding proposals to offer both immediate practical support to survivors of abuse and also to strengthen independence in the Church’s safeguarding work.
The General Synod of the Church of England has approved a change to its rules to enable it to meet online, if necessary, because of the coronavirus restrictions.
The Church will emerge “renewed and changed” from the crisis of the global coronavirus pandemic, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have said.
The new Area Bishop of Stafford will be The Venerable Matthew Parker, who is currently serving as Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent.