church of england

  • April 26, 2007

    After the jailing of a choirmaster for sexual abuse against children in the 1980s, the Church of England says that the mistake of failing to report an abuser to the police would not happen now. But the case highlights the need for extra vigilance and robust child protection policies.

  • April 26, 2007

    Amid accusations that it has failed to act properly in abuse cases stemming from the past, the Church of England has made child safety a priority. Its current policies and procedures are demonstrably rigorous and caring, it says.

  • April 23, 2007

    The properly serious matter of climate change notwithstanding, the Church of England has gone for wry enlightenment with its latest press release.

  • April 21, 2007

    Church of England and Methodist congregations are increasingly involved in promoting 'fresh expressions' of church life which seek to connect with those disconnected from traditional ecclesiastical forms. A new DVD tells their story.

  • April 18, 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has said that he will visit the United States in an attempt to repair relations within a fractured Anglican Communion.

  • April 15, 2007

    Leaders of three major denominations say changes at the Home Office may worsen the plight of asylum seekers subject to Britain’s draconian immigration laws. They condemn the attempted deportation of a traumatised Iranian woman.

  • March 19, 2007

    The former Archbishop of Canterbury believes the Church of England should be disestablished if the government opts for a fully-elected second chamber, claims a leading religion writer.

  • March 17, 2007

    Simon Barrow charts the struggle for an elected second chamber, the anomaly of Lords Spiritual, and a lurking theological question

  • March 15, 2007

    Keith Clements argues that the Free Churches need to work rigorously for a genuinely ecumenical movement – not one dominated by established Anglican and Catholic interests

  • March 15, 2007

    Freelance theologian Theo Hobson has made a passionate call for disestablishment. He should get rid of that moustache, though.