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    General Synod backs plans to mobilise one million worshippers

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / Plans to encourage the Church of England’s one million regular worshippers to be more confident in spreading the Christian message in their everyday lives were given the backing today by the General Synod.

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    Church of England steps up Environment Programme

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / General Synod votes to back environment motion

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    Church of England launches Pastoral Principles for welcoming LGBTI+ people

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England’s Pastoral Advisory Group has this week launched its Pastoral Principles at a presentation to General Synod.

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    General Synod approves greater service flexibility for benefices

    21/02/2019

    NEWS / Synod makes changes affecting groups of rural churches

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    General Synod backs call for homelessness task force

    21/02/2019

    NEWS / Private member's motion approved

  6. New code of practice on ecumenical cooperation approved by General Synod

    21/02/2019

    NEWS / The General Synod has given overwhelming backing to new guidance which will help Church of England congregations to share mission and ministry more easily with a range of churches in their areas.

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    Church Commissioners for England and leading institutional funds welcome Glencore’s climate change commitments

    20/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church Commissioners for England and a leading coalition of investors participating in Climate Action 100+ today welcomed a position statement issued by Glencore significantly strengthening its commitment to combat climate change.

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    Church of England and investors totalling £3/$3.8 trillion AUM welcome statement by BHP regarding tailings dams safety

    19/02/2019

    NEWS / Church of England and investors totalling £3 trillion AUM welcomed today’s statement by BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie that backs investors’ call on tailings dam safety. His statement was made today as BHP released its interim results.

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    Church of England announces New Appointments to Ethical Investment Advisory Group

    19/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England announced today the new Membership of the Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG), which includes six Independent Members and three Members appointed by the National Investing Bodies of the Church of England.

  10. New Head of Bishoprics and Cathedrals for the Church of England

    13/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church Commissioners are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Minta as Head of Bishoprics and Cathedrals.