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  1. Bishop of Truro welcomes Government backing for independent review

    19/07/2019

    NEWS / Bishop of Truro welcomes Government backing for independent review into Foreign Office support for persecuted Christians

  2. Buzz Aldrin read from John 15:5 when he landed on the moon in 1969.

    Church of England releases prayer to mark moon landing anniversary

    19/07/2019

    NEWS / Church of England marking the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon with prayer and reflection.

     

  3. Bishops’ intervention set to extend gambling protections across the UK

    17/07/2019

    NEWS / In intervention by bishops in the House of Lords  means gambling rules in Northern Ireland could be brought into line with tighter standards in the rest of the UK

  4. Venerable Olivia Graham

    Olivia Graham named Bishop of Reading

    15/07/2019

    NEWS / The Ven Olivia Graham, the Archdeacon of Berkshire, is to be the next Bishop of Reading.

  5. Church of England logo with press release text above it

    Church of England digital charter leading the way globally – minister

    12/07/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England’s new digital charter is “an opportunity to lead the way and work with others globally”, the House of Lords has heard.

  6. General Synod meeting at the University of York

    General Synod backs expansion in new forms of church gatherings

    08/07/2019

    NEWS / General Synod backs expansion of new forms of church gatherings 

  7. Stephen Hance named as new National Lead for Evangelism and Witness for the Church of England

    08/07/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England is pleased to announce the appointment of The Very Revd Dr Stephen Hance as its new National Lead for Evangelism and Witness.

  8. General Synod meeting at the University of York

    Synod backs further steps towards communion with the Methodist Church

    07/07/2019

    NEWS / The General Synod has given its backing to further steps towards bringing the Church of England and the Methodist Church in Great Britain into communion with each other.

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

    Safeguarding General Synod July 2019

    07/07/2019

    NEWS / Presentation from lead safeguarding bishop, Peter Hancock, is below. Synod also heard from Meg Munn, Independent chair of the National Safeguarding Panel and survivor, Phil Johnson. 

  10. General Synod meeting at the University of York

    Synod votes to adopt Covenant on Clergy Care and Well-Being

    06/07/2019

    NEWS / The General Synod of the Church of England has voted overwhelmingly in support of a new deal to co-ordinate and improve the approach to the care and well-being of clergy.