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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.

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    National Investing Bodies’ approach to climate change affirmed by General Synod

    08/07/2018

    NEWS / This afternoon General Synod affirmed its support for the National Investing Bodies’ (NIBs) approach to tackling climate change, including its ongoing strategy of engaging with companies rather than prematurely disinvesting from them.

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    Synod backs action on IICSA themes

    07/07/2018

    NEWS / General Synod today voted to endorse key priorities for action on safeguarding, focusing on themes which came out of the first set of hearings, in March, by IICSA (Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse) into the ‘Anglican Church’.

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    Recent satirical blog on General Synod

    04/07/2018

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    Government pledge to eradicate conversion therapy

    03/07/2018

    NEWS / Church of England welcomes the Government's commitment to eradicate conversion therapy aimed at changing people's sexual orientation 

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    Taxi drivers back campaign to eradicate modern slavery in hand car washes

    03/07/2018

    NEWS / Taxi drivers back campaign to eradicate modern slavery in hand car washes