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  1. A #FollowTheStar banner in focus with a church congregation in the background, out of focus.

    Church of England features real-life stars in Christmas advert

    08/12/2019

    With dragons, talking carrots, and even a surprise comeback for ET all vying for centre stage in the annual festive advertising bonanza, the Church of England is putting real-life stars at the heart of its campaign to invite more people to church this Christmas.

  2. New research findings published on clergy flourishing

    05/12/2019

    NEWS / A new set of findings from a 10-year study into the well-being and flourishing of ordained ministers in the Church of England has been published today.

  3. Stephanie Harrison appointed Director of Risk and Assurance for the National Church Institutions

    03/12/2019

    NEWS / Stephanie Harrison, Director of Internal Audit at the University of Surrey, has been appointed as the Director of Risk and Assurance for the National Institutions of the Church of England.

  4. Announcement of New Bishop of Doncaster

    02/12/2019

    The next Bishop of Doncaster will be the Revd Canon Sophie Jelley, Downing Street has announced today.

  5. Church of England publishes Charter for Relationships, Sex and Health Education

    29/11/2019

    The Church of England has published a Charter and resources to support schools in delivering Relationships, Sex and Health Education (RSHE).

  6. Church of England logo with comment text above it

    Response to open letter on abortion

    29/11/2019

    From the Bishops of Newcastle & Carlisle

  7. A giant globe hangs in Salisbury Cathedral

    Record numbers of visitors and worshippers flock to England's cathedrals

    26/11/2019

    England’s cathedrals have witnessed their highest Easter congregation numbers in recent years, while visitor numbers increased by a million on the previous year.

  8. Church of England logo with safeguarding statement text above it

    Review of Trevor Devamanikkam case

    22/11/2019

    NEWS / Safeguarding consultant Jane Humphreys has been appointed as the independent reviewer into the Church of England’s handling of the allegations relating to the late Revd Trevor Devamanikkam.

  9. Archbishop Justin Welby and Chief Rabbi having tea at table

    Church of England teaching document calls for repentance over role of Christians in centuries of antisemitism

    21/11/2019

    NEWS / The teaching document, entitled God’s Unfailing Word, is the first authoritative statement on the subject from the Church of England.

  10. Time to ‘leave our echo chambers’ and listen to others, say Archbishops in General Election message

    20/11/2019

    NEWS / Stand up for the truth and ‘challenge falsehoods when we hear them’, say Archbishops Welby and Sentamu in election message for age of social media