The Domestic Abuse Bill returned to the Commons for its second reading this week, a reminder to think and act for those who during the COVID-19 restrictions are in lockdown with the very people who may cause them harm. The Bishop of of London, Sarah Mullally, highlights the issue in her latest blog .
Bishop Sarah is a member of the National Safeguarding Steering Group
NEWS / Archbishop Commissions Independent Review of Peter Ball Case
STATEMENT / Bishop of Lincoln
STATEMENT / Archbishops Council IICSA Opening Statement
NEWS / A transcript of the oral closing submission from the Archbishops' Council for the Peter Ball case study as part if the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) on 27 July 2018.
STATEMENT / BBC Panorama this Monday (April 29) will feature interviews with survivors of church-related abuse in a programme entitled 'Scandal in the Church of England'.
The BBC has confirmed it is screening a documentary on the Peter Ball case.
The Bishop of Bristol, Bishop Viv Faull has been appointed a deputy lead bishop for safeguarding, with a focus on liaison with diocesan bishops on behalf of the National Safeguarding Steering Group (NSSG) and with the wider Anglican Communion, and to speak on safeguarding in the House of Lords.
NEWS / The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, has issued the following statement following an article published in the Brighton Argus Newspaper.
NEWS / Bishop Peter Ball to be prosecuted.