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  1. Canonisation of John Henry Newman


    NEWS / The Church of England warmly welcomes the announcement by Pope Francis that John Henry Newman is to be canonised later this year.


  2. Our social media community guidelines.

    Archbishops launch Church’s first ever social media guidelines and charter


    The Church of England has published social media advice aimed at tackling offensive behaviour and misleading content and encouraging a positive atmosphere for online conversations.

  3. Rose Hudson-Wilkin named as next Bishop of Dover


    NEWS / Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons to be the next Bishop of Dover, Downing Street announces.

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

    Church of England response to IICSA’s report


    NEWS / The Church of England has published today its response to IICSA’s report. 

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

    New study outlines impact of two child limit


    NEWS / Research on the impact of the two-child limit in tax credits and universal credit, conducted by the Child Poverty Action Group and the Mission and Public Affairs Council of the Church of England, is published today.

  6. Archbishop of York congratulates winners of schools competition highlighting modern slavery


    NEWS / The Archbishop of York has congratulated the winners of a schools song competition aimed at raising awareness of modern slavery.

  7. Bishop Chris Goldsmith to lead Church of England’s Ministry Division


    NEWS / The Church of England is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rt Revd Dr Chris Goldsmith as its new Director of Ministry.

  8. Inside Central Hall York at General Synod.

    Call for churches to act as safe havens in hot spots for serious youth violence


    NEWS / Churches to be encouraged to offer a place of sanctuary for young people as part of efforts to combat knife crime and serious youth violence, in key General Synod debate.

  9. Priests praying during Holy Communion at St Catherine's Burbage

    Church of England announces up to £155m investment in mission and ministry over the next three years


    NEWS / Up to £155 million of additional investment is proposed over the next three years by the Church of England to fund an increase in number of people coming forward to train for the priesthood and support cathedrals and disadvantaged areas, under plans announced today.

  10. New Dean of Westminster Appointed


    NEWS / Her Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of the Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle as the new Dean of Westminster.