Category - church of england

  • 5 Dec 2011

    A law coming into effect today will allow same-sex civil partnerships to be registered on religious premises in England and Wales.

  • 19 Nov 2011

    A schools watchdog ruling highlights concerns about admission arrangements for many faith schools, which favour pupils from middle class backgrounds.

  • 15 Nov 2011

    Perhaps it is time to abandon the current divisive and confusing Anglican Covenant process and build on the foundations laid six years ago by the Anglican Consultative Council, when it agreed a very different Covenant for Communion in Mission, says Savi Hensman.

  • 24 Jul 2011

    the Church of England's suffragan Bishop in Europe has sent a message of solidarity and prayers to colleagues in Norway after the recent terror attacks.

  • 19 Jul 2011

    It's just over two weeks since I finished my pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. In many ways, I'm only just beginning to realise how the pilgrimage has affected me. It's taught me a lot about prayer and hospitality, and developed my thoughts on the way that change happens in Church and society. Now I have a lot more questions.

  • 15 Jul 2011

    Yesterday I did a 12-minute discussion pre-record for BBC Radio Scotland on the issue of church investments: should Christian churches not be putting their money where their mouth is in terms of ethics? That was the way the question was posed.

  • 13 Jul 2011

    Andreas Whittam Smith, First Church Estates Commissioner, has warned the C of E against a "premature" pull-out from the Murdoch media empire.

  • 13 Jul 2011

    The Church of England's Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) is considering selling its £3.8 million investment in News Corp.

  • 12 Jul 2011

    The Church of England is responding to accusations of a "pale, male and stale" leadership with renewed efforts towards achieving greater diversity.

  • 10 Jul 2011

    The Church is “the visible sign of a faithful God”, declared the Archbishop of Canterbury. He was speaking at the Church of England’s General Synod on 9 July 2011, in York. He expressed the view that those present were “entrusted with the strength not to abandon and the joy of knowing ourselves not abandoned.”