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  1. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops meeting on Thursday 21st May

    21/05/2020

    A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today on Thursday, the 21st of May 2020 (by Zoom).
     

  2. The Archbishop of York Designate in December 2019.

    Confirmation of Election of Bishop Stephen Cottrell as the 98th Archbishop of York, Thursday 9 July 2020

    20/05/2020

    Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell will be confirmed as the 98th Archbishop of York at 11am on Thursday 9 July 2020, in an online service.

  3. Supporting schools to reopen at the right time

    18/05/2020

    With almost two months having passed since most pupils attended their school building, it is clear that the risks surrounding Coronavirus cannot and will not be quickly resolved. It is of paramount importance that children’s education and all that schools offer can continue as fully and as soon possible, while always balanced with the health risks that this may entail.

  4. The national weekly service for 17 May 2020.

    Actor, GP and palliative care nurse to take part in this week’s national online service

    15/05/2020

    An actor, a GP and a palliative care nurse are among contributors to the Church of England national online service this weekend to be broadcast from Liverpool and Blackburn in Lancashire.

  5. Statement from the Church of England.

    Notice from House of Bishops meeting

    13/05/2020

    The House of Bishops met to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic over Zoom today.  

  6. The Archbishop of York Designate in December 2019.

    God is at work, even when our church buildings are closed

    12/05/2020

    This article from Bishop Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York Designate, was published in the Daily Telegraph on Tuesday 12 May 2020.

  7. Bishop Mark Tanner and his family.

    Mark Tanner named as the 41st Bishop of Chester

    12/05/2020

    The Rt Revd Mark Tanner has been named by Downing Street as the 41st Bishop of Chester, succeeding the Rt Revd Dr Peter Forster who retired in September 2019.

  8. Statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on latest Government guidance on coronavirus

    11/05/2020

    We look forward to the time when we are able to gather again in our church buildings. We are examining what steps we will need to take to do so safely.

  9. Hundreds of schools to sing virtual ‘thank you’ as song goes viral

    08/05/2020

    A school chaplain has spoken of her delight after a song written to share hope during Coronavirus closures went viral, with more than a hundred schools now preparing to record their own versions.

  10. Statement from the Church of England.

    Bishop of London and Chief Nursing Officer to take part in national online church service for Florence Nightingale anniversary

    07/05/2020

    The Bishop of London and the Chief Nursing Officer for England are to take part in a national online service this Sunday celebrating the work of nurses and healthcare workers and marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.