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    Mental health in English communities a leading concern for clergy, survey finds

    04/02/2018

    NEWS / Mental health problems in local communities now one of the biggest social issues Church of England clergy encounter, new research shows.

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    Bishop urges schools to combat cosmetic surgery culture

    01/02/2018

    NEWS / Schools should teach children to look beyond the culture of cosmetic surgery, fast cars and designer labels, a bishop has told leading head teachers.

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    Statement on Bishop George Bell case: Bishop Peter Hancock

    31/01/2018

    NEWS / Statement on Bishop George Bell case

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    Statement on Bishop George Bell case: National Safeguarding Team

    31/01/2018

    NEWS / Statement from National Safeguarding Team on Bishop Bell case

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    Statement from lead safeguarding bishop on IICSA hearing

    30/01/2018

    NEWS / "IICSA has announced today further details of the investigation into the Anglican Church in England and Wales, focusing on the Chichester case study, with the first public hearing in March.

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    Bishop’s bill to put mothers' names on marriage certificates passes first stage

    26/01/2018

    NEWS / A move to end the “historic injustice” of excluding mothers’ names from marriage certificates has passed its first parliamentary stage in a Private Member's Bill brought by the Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith.

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    IICSA preliminary hearing

    26/01/2018

    NEWS / The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s (IICSA) next preliminary hearing into the Anglican church investigation will be heard on Tuesday January 30.

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    Services to mark gender transition – House of Bishops response

    23/01/2018

    NEWS/ House of Bishops publishes response inviting clergy to use the service for affirming baptism to mark a gender transition.

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    General Synod papers released 

    19/01/2018

    NEWS / People with Down’s Syndrome should be welcomed, celebrated and treated with dignity and respect, members of the Church of England’s General Synod will hear next month.