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  1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. General Synod meeting at the University of York

    Synod unanimously backs call to act on serious youth violence

    06/07/2019

    NEWS / Churches should play a key role in combating serious youth violence in their communities, according to a motion unanimously backed by General Synod today.

  4. Church of England announces appointment of Secretary to Ethical Investment Advisory Group

    03/07/2019

    NEWS / Church of England announces appointment of Secretary to Ethical Investment Advisory Group

  5. Canonisation of John Henry Newman

    01/07/2019

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

     

  6. Our social media community guidelines.

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

    01/07/2019

    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.

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

    28/06/2019

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

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

    Church of England response to IICSA’s report

    27/06/2019

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

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

    New study outlines impact of two child limit

    26/06/2019

    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.

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

    24/06/2019

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