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  1. View of computer screen inside General Synod Assembly hall

    ‘Renewal' for Church is coming despite ‘trauma’ of pandemic – Archbishops

    24/09/2020

    The Church will emerge “renewed and changed” from the crisis of the global coronavirus pandemic, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have said.

  2. Bishop Matthew Parker

    The Venerable Matthew Parker announced as the new Area Bishop of Stafford

    24/09/2020

    The new Area Bishop of Stafford will be The Venerable Matthew Parker, who is currently serving as Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent.

  3. Candle with black fade

    Offering hope as we face a second wave – Archbishops’ letter to bishops

    23/09/2020

    The Church has a vital role to play in offering hope and comfort to the nation as we face an expected second wave of the coronavirus, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have said.

  4. View of computer screen inside General Synod Assembly hall

    Special session of General Synod to go ahead amid new Covid-19 measures

    23/09/2020

    A special session of the Church of England General Synod, needed to pass urgent legislation enabling Synod to continue to operate amid the challenges of the pandemic, will go ahead in London on Thursday.

  5. Headshots of 6 people involved with the weekly service

    ‘Everyone is made in the image of God’ - Christians with disabilities lead powerful national online service

    18/09/2020

    Widespread use of online worship following the coronavirus lockdown has helped ‘set free’ previously overlooked gifts of Christians with disabilities, the Church of England’s weekly online service will hear.

  6. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops Meeting - 17th September 2020

    17/09/2020

    A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today Wednesday 17 September 2020 via Zoom.

  7. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    Vision and Strategy Group: Tuesday 15th September

    17/09/2020

    A consultation hosted by the Archbishop of York took place online from 14 to 16 September and was attended by over 150 delegates.

  8. Pews within a church with people socially distant

    COVID-19: places of worship and restrictions on social gatherings

    09/09/2020

    Following the announcement of new ‘rule of six’ restrictions to help limit the spread of coronavirus, the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, who chairs the Church of England’s recovery group, said:

  9. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on Christ Church, Oxford

    08/09/2020

    Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop said: “An independent investigation into allegations that the Dean, Martyn Percy, failed to fulfil his safeguarding responsibilities has concluded the Dean acted entirely appropriately in each case.

  10. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops meeting Friday 4 September 2020

    04/09/2020

    A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today Friday 4 September 2020 via Zoom