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    Response to Home Office letter regarding Iranian asylum seeker


    STATEMENT / The Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, speaking in response to the publication of an excerpt from a Home Office ‘reasons for refusal’ letter sent to a Christian convert who had applied for asylum.

  2. Churches to hold Brexit tea and prayer drop-ins


    NEWS / The Church of England has called for communities to join together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point.

  3. Museum of the Moon at University of Bristol. Picture credit: Simon Galloway, Picture Editor, SWNS

    Cathedrals to mark moon landing anniversary


    NEWS / Space suits, meteorites and a giant sculpture of the moon to help celebrate 50th anniversary of moon landing

  4. Celebrations mark 25 years of women's ordination to the priesthood


    NEWS / Events are taking place to mark a quarter of a century of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Church of England. The first group of women were ordained priests on Saturday 12 March 1994, in Bristol Cathedral.

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    Wakefield Cathedral – report by Independent Reviewer William Fittall


    The report by Sir William Fittall, Independent Reviewer, has now been published and is available to download.

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    Church Investors Announce Tougher Line on AGM Voting Policy


    STATEMENT / The Church Investors Group (CIG) has informed FTSE 350 companies, ahead of this year’s AGM season, that it will take a tougher voting line where reform on key issues is deemed to be too slow.

  7. Church of England launches Persian language Communion Service


    NEWS / New translation launched serving increasing numbers of Iranian Christians

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    Bishop backs call for rural strategy


    COMMENT / The Church of England’s lead Bishop for Education has backed calls for a comprehensive Rural Strategy, following the publication of a new study.

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    Church of England cautiously welcomes statement by ICMM regarding tailings dams safety


    NEWS / Church of England cautiously welcomed today’s statement by ICMM that outlines proposed new measures on tailings dam safety.

  10. State of the Nation Debate


    NEWS / The General Synod has voted overwhelmingly today in favour of a motion from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York calling for every parish and diocese to hold their local MPs, politicians and the members of the Government and civil servants in their prayers.