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Church of England creates app so that worshippers can follow services on iPhones and tablets from the pews
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book for 2014 will be Looking Through the Cross by the Revd Dr Graham Tomlin, Dean of St Mellitus College in London.
The Pilling Report, compiled by the House of Bishops Working Group on Human Sexuality and chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling, was published on 28 November 2013.
Eric Pickles urges politicians not to “apologise” for their faith as he insists Britain is still a Christian country
One of 11 surviving copies of first book printed in the US achieves highest ever auction price for a printed book
General Synod votes in favour of proposals to bring women into episcopate by overwhelming majority
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby made this statement today after the General Synod approved a package of measures as the next steps to enable women to become bishops in the Church of England.
General Synod has backed a legislative package which would see the consecration of women bishops in the Church of England, as well as provision for those who dissent, by an overwhelming margin of 378-8 with 25 abstentions.
The Church of England is poised to bring in women bishops by next year after opponents agreed not to block a fresh move to do so.
The (erroneous) story in [yesterday’s] Times Newspaper claiming that the Church of England ‘moving away’ from selecting school pupils based on religion was a creative piece of writing...
People throughout the parishes are being urged to pray for the General Synod of the Church of England when it meets next week in London.
More than 10,000 people are feared dead and hundreds of thousands have been forced from their homes...
At a meeting of Porvoo Communion primates in Reykjavik, including the Archbishop of Canterbury, the "Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia Abroad" was admitted into full membership.