Press releases from January 1st 2013 - December 31st 2013. If you are looking for a press release prior to 2013, please contact the communications team.

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    Agenda for the July 2013 General Synod

    14/06/2013

    NEWS / The General Synod meets in York on 5th - 9th July for the first time since the rejection of the draft legislation on Women Bishops last November.

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    Archbishop Issues Call for Church Revolution

    05/07/2013

    NEWS / The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby gave his first presidential address at General Synod in York.

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    Archbishop of York's prayer marking life of Nelson Mandela

    05/12/2013

    NEWS / Archbishop of York's prayer marking life of Nelson Mandela

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    Bishop of Wakefield welcomes the Government's Trident Alternatives Review

    17/07/2013

    NEWS / Bishop of Wakefield welcomes the Government's Trident Alternatives Review

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    Bishops Welcome Participant Observers to First Meeting

    09/12/2013

    NEWS / The House of Bishops of the Church of England has today welcomed eight women as participant observers to its meetings. The welcome follows the election of the eight senior women clergy from regions across the country.

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    Church of England and the Methodist Church moving closer to unity

    02/09/2013

    NEWS / The Joint Implementation Commission (JIC) of the Church of England and Methodist Church in Britain has called for "Church leaders and decision-making bodies to make the Covenant a priority in order to bring our Churches closer together in mission and holiness."

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    CofE ministry playing vital role in every community, show latest stats

    18/10/2013

    NEWS / Ministry Statistics for 2012, published today by the Research and Statistics Division of the Archbishops' Council, show a change in patterns of ministry over the past 10 years with numbers remaining largely constant.

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    First Female Representatives to House of Bishops Elected

    26/09/2013

    NEWS / The results of the first elections for female representatives to attend the House of Bishops have been announced.

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    First meeting of Women Bishops steering committee

    06/09/2013

    NEWS / The first meeting of the women Bishops steering committee set up after the General Synod debate in July 2013 took place on 5th and 6th September in Coventry.

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    Four more female representatives to House of Bishops Elected

    17/10/2013

    NEWS / Further results from the elections for female representatives to attend the House of Bishops have been announced. At its meeting of 7 February 2013 the House of Bishops decided that eight senior women clergy, elected regionally, will participate in all meetings of the House until such time as there are six female Bishops who will sit as of right.


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