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Hog-hair breath and refilling shampoo bottles: Graham Usher negotiates the trials of cutting out plastic
FEATURE / Plastic is absolutely everywhere. That’s what I realised when I tried to live a #PlasticLessLent this year.
FEATURE / The Church of England is challenging every minister to commit to having one conversation a month about vocation with someone different from themselves.
Listen to the Bishop of Guildford, Andrew Watson, discuss the campaign.
FEATURE / This year we focused our Lent campaign, #LiveLent, on a six-week discipleship journey through the Gospel of John, exploring what it means to be a witness from Ash Wednesday to Easter Day.
COMMENT / The Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, explains why he and other faith leaders are challenging the two-child limit on financial support for families, which came into effect a year ago .
Maundy Thursday falls on March 29th this year. But what is Maundy Thursday and how to churches mark it?
FEATURE / LifeSavers is an initiative of the Just Finance Foundation (JFF), whose founder and President is the Archbishop of Canterbury. Find out more about the scheme here.
FEATURE / You might have noticed a new acronym popping up all over the place of late – GDPR – or the General Data Protection Regulation. It’s EU legislation that comes into force in May this year.
COMMENT / Nigel Genders, the Church of England’s Chief Education Officer, discusses the Church’s response to the Government’s call for evidence on the changes to teaching Relationships and Sex Education in schools.
COMMENT / Revd Canon Dr Sandra Millar talks about how Mother's Day can be hard for some people and how churches can help.
FEATURE / Since my appointment was announced back in December I have felt slightly like the pushmi-pullyu from Dr Doolittle; Facing the Diocese of Exeter as I prepare to leave well and toward the Diocese of London as I take opportunities to meet with people across London.