Press Releases

 

Communique from the Council of the Church in East Asia meeting in Rangoon

The Archbishops and Bishops committed themselves to pray and work for peace and harmony in the world in the light of religious extremism and violence.

 

Prime Minister backs Church of England drive to eradicate modern slavery

The Clewer Initiative helps the CoE's 42 dioceses work to support victims of modern slavery and identify the signs of exploitation in their local communities.

 

Former Bishop of Chester under investigation for child abuse

Statement from Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu and Bishop of Chester. Dr Peter Forster

 

Reforming Marriage talks at Leicester Cathedral

Dean of Leicester reports on Bishop's plea to change marriage to meet evolving cultural circumstances

 

Pastoral letter from the bishops of the Reformed Episcopal Church on women's order

[REC] retains its conviction that the threefold-ordained ministry of bishop, presbyter, and deacon are reserved for males only

 

Statement on cancelled sale of Newport Beach property

Though sale cancelled, bishop will only permit St James Newport Beach to be reopened as a bishop's chapel

 

St James the Great still locked out

Sale of Newport Beach parish falls through, however bishop will not allow the congregation to return

 

101 years later, peace at last for RFC aviators

In a moving ceremony near The Somme in France, the final resting place of two RFC aviators has finally been marked exactly 101 years after their deaths