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Three-fold increase in young people on Church of England ministry-discernment placements

A record number of young people considering a call to ministry are spending a year in parishes as part of a Ministry Experience Scheme.

01 May 2018

Priest in same-sex marriage loses legal challenge over bishop’s “discriminatory” response

Appeal Court says C of E did not unlawfully discriminate against priest in a same-sex marriage when it refused to give him a licence.

22 March 2018

Global prayer wave planned for Rugby World Cup 2015

The Church of England’s Bishop for Sport, the Rt Revd Tony Porter, the Bishop of Sherwood, is encouraging Christians to take part in a “global wave of prayer” 

11 September 2015

Bishops shine shoes for Maundy Thursday

Church of England Bishops will be taking Easter to the streets of towns and city centres as they get on their knees to shine the shoes of passers-by on Maundy Thursday (March 28th).

27 March 2013