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Archbishopric of Canterbury: Chair of Crown Nominations Commission appointed

Archbishopric of Canterbury: Chair of Crown Nominations Commission appointedThe Prime Minister has appointed the Rt Hon the Lord Luce KG, GCVO to be Chairman of the Crown Nominations Commission for its selection of the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

VAT lobby on alterations

VAT lobby on alterationsVital alterations to churches should be not be compared to installing luxury swimming pools, says Second Church Estates Commissioner.

Jubilee Near You website launched

Jubilee Near You website launchedJubilee Near you website launched

Executive remuneration: The charity perspective

Executive remuneration: The charity perspectiveThe Church of England and a group of charities have joined together to urge investors to vote during the 2012 AGM season on executive remuneration packages that have risen excessively.

With 100 days to go, hundreds of churches are getting ready for 2012 Games

With 100 days to go, hundreds of churches are getting ready for 2012 GamesOne hundred days before the 2012 Games commence, the Church of England has released details illustrating how hundreds of its churches and worshippers are preparing to serve communities via Games-themed events, hospitality, chaplaincy, sports fixtures, prayer and exhibitions.

Michael Gove welcomes Church School of Future report

Michael Gove welcomes Church School of Future reportEducation Secretary Michael Gove replied to Tony Baldry, Second Church Estates Commissioner, about the Church School of Future report, during Commons Question time (April 16)

Director of Communications appointed

Director of Communications appointedThe Revd Arun Arora has been appointed to serve the Church of England as Director of Communications at Church House, Westminster, following a competitive process.

Diamond Jubilee New Testament published

Diamond Jubilee New Testament publishedThe Church of England has worked with HOPE and Biblica to produce a Diamond Jubilee edition of the New Testament; 44,300 copies were ordered over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

Archbishop calls Back to Church Sunday "essential" - as registrations open for 2012

Archbishop calls Back to Church Sunday "essential" - as registrations open for 2012The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, says Back to Church Sunday is "essential" in a new videocast going live as registrations open for Back to Church Sunday, 30th September 2012.

Church asks ‘what would you pray for with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane?’ - as survey finds 85 per cent have things they would pray for

Church asks ‘what would you pray for with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane?’ - as survey finds 85 per cent have things they would pray forThe Church of England is asking ‘what would you pray for with Jesus in the garden of Gethsemene?’ today, Maundy Thursday. It is inviting the 85 per cent of adults who, in a new survey, have expressed the things they would pray for, to add their prayers in full to the website www.prayoneforme.org.
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