Keen to keep up with advancing technology and to find new ways of increasing supporter awareness, the Church of England is expanding its digital efforts with an electronic news bulletin and trial podcasts.
A report in this week’s Church of England Newspaper (3 August 2007) claims that Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria may ordain a bishop for an English jurisdiction before the Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops in 2008.
The Church of England, would shut down were it not for the ministrations of its gay members, including clergy, says Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire – interviewed by Scottish journalist Andrew Collier.
Religiously constructed rows over sorcery, metaphor and meaning in Harry Potter are hardly new, as Simon Barrow has personal reason to know. He suggests we all chill out and finding meaning not menace in the narrative.
The exploits of Bart, Lisa, Maggie, Marge and Homer Simpson - alongside the other animated residents of Springfield - are being used to encourage children to reflect on the big issues in life in a new book from the Church of England.
A Church Urban Fund (CUF) Disaster Relief appeal has been established to provide help to those devastated by the recent floods across England. It was launched yesterda by Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu.
Church of England bishops in the House of Lords have joined other penal reformers in highlighting the conditions of Britain’s child prisons in a debate following the coroner’s report into the death of a 15-year-old boy.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has received an award from UK parliamentarians for his work in helping to promote ecologically friendly causes - including a Church of England carbon-cutting campaign.