2013 News Archive

Press releases from January 1st 2013 - December 31st 2013. If you are looking for a press release prior to 2013, please contact the communications team

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    Next Bishop of Bath and Wells announced

    10/12/2013

    NEWS / The next Bishop of Bath and Wells has been announced. The announcement from Downing Street was made at 9am and confirms the next Bishop of Bath and Wells will be the Rt Revd Peter Hancock.

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    Bishops Welcome Participant Observers to First Meeting

    09/12/2013

    NEWS / The House of Bishops of the Church of England has today welcomed eight women as participant observers to its meetings. The welcome follows the election of the eight senior women clergy from regions across the country.

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    Archbishop of York's prayer marking life of Nelson Mandela

    05/12/2013

    NEWS / Archbishop of York's prayer marking life of Nelson Mandela

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    Pilling Report published

    28/11/2013

    NEWS / Publication of the Report of the House of Bishops Working Group on Human Sexuality.

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    Synod votes to approve next steps for women bishops

    20/11/2013

    NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has today approved a package of measures as the next steps to enable women to become bishops in the Church of England.

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    Synod approves motion to support an Archbishops’ Task Group on Evangelism

    18/11/2013

    NEWS / General Synod has today approved a motion, moved by the Archbishop of York, to "re-evangelise" England, including the creation of a new Task Group.

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    Women in the Episcopate Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff

    18/11/2013

    NEWS / Women in the Episcopate Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff

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    Prayers for the Royal Christening

    23/10/2013

    NEWS / Prayers for the Royal Christening

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    CofE ministry playing vital role in every community, show latest stats

    18/10/2013

    NEWS / Ministry Statistics for 2012, published today by the Research and Statistics Division of the Archbishops' Council, show a change in patterns of ministry over the past 10 years with numbers remaining largely constant.

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    Four more female representatives to House of Bishops Elected

    17/10/2013

    NEWS / Further results from the elections for female representatives to attend the House of Bishops have been announced. At its meeting of 7 February 2013 the House of Bishops decided that eight senior women clergy, elected regionally, will participate in all meetings of the House until such time as there are six female Bishops who will sit as of right.