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Archbishop of Canterbury gives evidence to Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

A public inquiry examining institutional responses to child sexual abuse in England and Wales has heard from Archbishop Justin Welby.

21 March 2018

Child Abuse inquiry begins public hearing into Church of England safeguarding failures

The statutory inquiry investigating child abuse in England and Wales has begun a public hearing into the C of E’s Diocese of Chichester.

05 March 2018

C of E says sorry for its response to child abuse allegations against Bishop George Bell

An independent review has been carried out into the way the Church of England handled allegations against Bishop George Bell.

15 December 2017

Prayer and action following Sierra Leone landslides

Mass burial ceremonies for the victims of this week’s catastrophic landslides in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown have begun.

17 August 2017

Bishops begin journey towards Eco Diocese status

The UK-based Christian environmental charity A Rocha is expanded its already-successful Eco Church award scheme and is now looking to recognise Eco Dioceses.

22 September 2016

Richard Jackson consecrated at Westminster Abbey

Hundreds of wellwishers attended the service at Westminster Abbey on, May 14, to witness The Right Reverend Richard Jackson being ordained and consecrated to the episcopate as Suffragan Bishop of Lewes

21 May 2014

Cameroonian bishop spices up Easter for St Wilfrid's school in Haywards Heath

The children of St Wilfrid’s CE Primary School in Haywards Heath had their Easter spiced up when bishop Dibo from Cameroon came to visit today.

25 April 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury sets up enquiry into child protection policies

Archbishop of Canterbury sets up enquiry into child protection policies

The Archbishop of Canterbury today set up an enquiry into the operation of the diocesan child protection policies in the Diocese of Chichester.

23 December 2011