The Church of England’s national network of local campaigners on world development issues is being linked together more effectively on the worldwide web in a bid to amplify their voices on crucial global topics.
When Ekklesia pointed out that the Church of England appears to be involved in the dodgy market dealing it rhetorically condemns, the main point of our argument was that the churches have a golden opportunity to invest in something much more exciting.
The Church of England has been encouraged to "put its money where its message is", after revelations that its finance managers have been using the same aggressive tactics its archbishops yesterday condemned City traders for.
To boost morale and ease the Monday blues, the Church of England offered early morning commuters on 1 September a prayer published in a freesheet morning newspaper read by some 1.5 million who travel by train and underground.
The biblical story of creation, echoed in the prologue to John's Gospel, famously contains the divine injunction, "Let there be light." But the Church of England says that in an age of eco-cre, a little less light might be needed.
The Lutheran World Federation has welcomed the decision by the Church of England to consecrate women as bishops, for its potential to enrich church life and in particular “for its immediate consequences in ecumenical relations”.
Great emotion greeted the decision this evening by the General Synod of the Church of England, its governing body, to confirm the Church’s intention to consecrate women as bishops – a historic move following women's ordination in 1994.