Church of England

Asteroid is apocalyptic fireball, says preacher
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Asteroid is apocalyptic fireball, says preacher

And other stories from the stranger side of life
11 Aug 2020
Archbishop labels Church ‘institutionally racist’
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Archbishop labels Church ‘institutionally racist’

Justin Welby says he is “ashamed of our history and our failure”
12 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: London must thrive for us all to prosper
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Instant Opinion: London must thrive for us all to prosper

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 27 January
27 Jan 2020
Church groups get tough on executive pay and climate change
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Church groups get tough on executive pay and climate change

Church Investors Group pushes for greater gender equality, tax transparency and divestment from fossil fuels
5 Mar 2019
Churches no longer required to hold service every Sunday
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Churches no longer required to hold service every Sunday

Synod amends 17th century canon law due to decline in clergy numbers
22 Feb 2019
‘Alexa, who is God?’ C of E launches voice-activated service
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‘Alexa, who is God?’ C of E launches voice-activated service

Believers can now request prayers or find a church through their personal assistant device
24 May 2018
Church ‘facing two years of abuse revelations’
The Church of England has faced numerous sex abuse scandals over the past two years
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Church ‘facing two years of abuse revelations’

General Synod warned of dark days ahead after 3,300 reports of alleged sexual abuse in 2016
12 Feb 2018

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Let boys wear tutus and tiaras, says Church of England
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Let boys wear tutus and tiaras, says Church of England

New guidance for CofE schools says play is ‘sacred space’ for imagination
13 Nov 2017
Majority of British people say they have no religion
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Majority of British people say they have no religion

News prompts fresh calls for Government to cut amount of public money going to the church
5 Sep 2017
Church of England 'colluded' with sex abuse, says Welby
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Church of England 'colluded' with sex abuse, says Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury calls on predecessor George Carey to resign after damning report into former bishop
23 Jun 2017
Bishop to help 'spiritually deficient' Britain
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Bishop to help 'spiritually deficient' Britain

Woyin Karowei Dorgu is the Church of England's first black bishop for more than 20 years
23 Mar 2017
Church of England vows change after damning report on abuse
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Church of England vows change after damning report on abuse

Investigation into alleged attempted rape of a teenage boy makes 'embarrassing reading'
16 Mar 2016
Should the Church of England refer to God as a woman?
 Reverend Libby Lane is consecrated as the eighth Bishop of Stockport
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Should the Church of England refer to God as a woman?

The Church needs to debunk the myth that God is an 'old white man in the sky', say campaigners
1 Jun 2015
Church 'hypocritical' for offering jobs below living wage
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Church 'hypocritical' for offering jobs below living wage

Church of England advertised a job at £6.50 an hour – £1.35 below the living wage
23 Feb 2015
WOMEN BISHOPS: The Church of England votes yes
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WOMEN BISHOPS: The Church of England votes yes

The General Synod has voted today to allow the creation of women bishops
14 Jul 2014
Cameron has every right to call this a Christian country
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Cameron has every right to call this a Christian country

Christianity came to Britain within a century of Jesus’s crucifixion – whatever the humanists might say
24 Apr 2014
GAY MARRIAGE: Archbishop's dilemma
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GAY MARRIAGE: Archbishop's dilemma

Justin Welby suggests accepting gay marriage would mean the Church would be unable to help other victims of oppression
19 Apr 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 26 Nov 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 26 Nov 2012

26 Nov 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 20 Nov 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 20 Nov 2012

20 Nov 2012