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  1. hand in latex gloves holding glass ampoule  covid vaccine

    'Virus knows no national boundaries' - Bishop calls for vaccine equity

    30/11/2021

    The Bishop of Durham has called for the Government to "commit to redoubling efforts" to achieve vaccine equity. 

  2. Young person holding a sign saying "there is no planet b"

    'Wake up world!’ – Bishop calls for action to protect God’s creation after climate report

    09/08/2021

    The Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher, has called for immediate action on climate change in light of the IPCC report.

  3. A factory is shown with pollution coming out - used for environment stories

    'We must now keep up the moral pressure so that pledges are urgently turned into measurable action': Bishops respond to COP26

    16/11/2021

    The Bishops of Norwich and Reading have commented at the conclusion of COP26. 

  4. A still from the Archbishop of York reading the prayer video

    A shortage of clergy would really limit us - we need more vocations, that's my prayer’ – Archbishop of York’s address to Synod

    09/07/2021

    The Archbishop of York's Presidential address to the July 2021 session of General Synod. 

  5. Children play in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Afghanistan crisis: advice for parishes on helping refugees

    02/09/2021

    The Church of England has published a ‘toolkit’ of resources for parishes seeking to help refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban takeover of the country.

  6. Alan Smith, First Church Estates Commissioner

    Alan Smith announced as next First Church Estates Commissioner

    27/07/2021

    Alan Smith, Senior Advisor - ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Risk and Inclusion, and former Global Head of Risk Strategy at HSBC, is to be the next First Church Estates Commissioner.

  7. The Blessing of the Light service in Virtual Reality.

    Ancient Blessing of the Light service in Virtual Reality first

    31/10/2021

    People from around the world will be able to ‘join’ in traditional worship at a church in London through Virtual Reality for the first time.

  8. Contributors to the Easter Day 2021 online service.

    Archbishop of Canterbury to lead Easter Sunday worship from Canterbury Cathedral as churches and cathedrals prepare to celebrate Easter

    31/03/2021

    As churches and Cathedrals around the country prepare to celebrate Easter, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will for the first time give his Easter sermon across BBC television, local and national radio, and the Church of England digital platforms.

  9. A still from the Archbishop of York reading the prayer video

    Archbishop of York's address to Synod on Vision and Strategy

    12/07/2021

    The Archbishop today addressed General Synod on the Vision and Strategy for the Church of England in the 2020s.

  10. Hands clasped over a Bible in prayer.

    Archbishops invite nation to join them in daily prayer from this evening amid Covid-19 pandemic

    01/02/2021

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are inviting the nation to join them in prayer every evening at 6pm - from today.


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