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  1. New Bishop of Dudley Announced

    04/11/2019

    NEWS / The next Bishop of Dudley has been announced by 10 Downing Street as the Venerable Martin Gorick, currently Archdeacon of Oxford, in the Diocese of Oxford.

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    Church of England’s Environment Group calls for greater action on Climate Change across the Church

    01/11/2019

    NEWS / Church of England’s Environmental Advisory Group has called for all parts of the Church to recognise the Climate Crisis and step up its action to safeguard God’s creation.

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    Investors, banks and insurers review global progress in addressing tailings dam safety

    31/10/2019

    NEWS / Nine months after the Brumadinho disaster in Brazil, investors from the Mining and Tailings Safety Initiative, met with mining companies and leading experts to review international progress on mining and tailing safety.

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    Church of England welcomes further government support for churches

    28/10/2019

    NEWS / Listed Churches in need of vital repairs are to benefit after the Government announced the extension of a grant scheme.

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    Bishop says society must not accept child gambling 'crisis' following report

    23/10/2019

    NEWS / The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, has responded to a new report from the Gambling Commission looking at gambling trends of 11 to 16 year-olds in Great Britain.

  6. Gareth Mostyn proposed as Secretary and Chief Executive of the Church Commissioners for England

    22/10/2019

    NEWS / The Chief Executive Officer acts as the Secretary to the Church Commissioners, supporting the Commissioners in strategic policy and prioritisation.

  7. Church of England Pensions Board Tables Shareholder Resolution at BHP Group

    17/10/2019

    NEWS / Today the Church of England Pensions Board tabled a shareholder resolution with Australian, Danish and Dutch investors, at the AGM of BHP, the world’s largest mining company.

  8. A lady holding her phone in her hand as she walks.

    Church engages millions through apps and social media

    17/10/2019

    NEWS / Church of England prayer apps were used more than five million times over the last year as a record number of people sought Christian contemplation and reflection online, according to new figures published today.

  9. Homeless people at risk of modern slavery

    13/10/2019

    NEWS / Staff and volunteers at night shelters are being urged to be on the lookout for signs of exploitation among guests in a campaign launched today by the Church of England’s anti-slavery initiative.

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    Mission and Public Affairs announces two new appointments

    11/10/2019

    NEWS / The Mission and Public Affairs (MPA) team is pleased to announce two key appointments.