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Human Rights and Religious Freedom

Religious freedom is a fundamental human right. Religious freedom benefits everyone - it creates conditions for peace, democratisation, development and other human rights. Unfortunately there are increasing instances in several parts of the world where violations of this most basic human right occur.

Refugees - advice on support

Advice on supporting refugees

Resourcing Christian Community Action

Rural mission

Details on the Church of England's national focus for rural mission and social engagement including news from the 2010 Faith and the Future of the Countryside Conference

Religious Offences

Response to the 2004 Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill (2004) which included an offence of Incitement to Religious Hatred.

Restorative Justice

The Church of England has taken an active part in responding to the Government's reform of the criminal justice system. We engage in regular dialogue with officials and ministers from the Home Office and have submitted responses on a range of issues

Countering racist politics

Countering far right political parties, extremist groups and racist politics: a guidance note from the Church

Environment and Rural Affairs

Shrinking the Footprint is the Church of England's national environmental campaign. The C of E's national rural work is based at the ecumenical Arthur Rank Centre (ARC), in Warwickshire.

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