Church of England


Bishop of Maidstone laments resignation of Lorna Ashworth

Bishop Rod Thomas says he will stay and fight for the reform and renewal of the Church of England


Archbishop of York statement on the resignation of Lorna Ashworth

"I am convinced that the Church of England remains faithful to the gospel of Jesus Christ and will move forward rooted in the Christian faith as we have received it."


Ashworth's letter of resignation

"There are many like myself, who long for clear and courageous biblical leadership from the bishops of the Church of England and we will pray to this end."


New Zealand bishop translated to the CoE

Helen-Ann Hartley to be suffragan Bishop of Ripon in the Diocese of Leeds


Britain believes in not believing

We are unanimously agreed that we believe in not believing in anything


Commonwealth War Graves Commission launches foundation

Foundation mission to educate the young on the sacrifices made by soldiers killed during the wars of the Twentieth century


Welby sermon marking 500th anniversary of the Reformation

Sermon preached at Westminster Abbey today, during a service marking 500 years since the start of the Reformation.


Divisions over Christian essentials on view at Hereford synod

Vote for gay blessings congruent with Welby's call for "radical inclusion" says Bishop Frith


Snowflake parents in safari-park meltdown

Jules Gomes comments on the news of parents protesting a Church of England school for being too Christian 


Hereford calls for gay blessing rites

Diocesan resolution to go to the Church of England's General Synod for action


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.