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Charity Commission asked to tackle C of E safeguarding ‘failings’
THE Charity Commission has been urged to intervene to address “the failures of the Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England to devise a safe consistent and fair system of redress” for victims and survivors of abuse.
In a letter addressed to t...
Don’t shut us out, relatives tell care-home managers
CAMPAIGNERS have urged spiritual leaders to speak out strongly on behalf of care-home residents who continue to be denied family visits.
As residential homes continue to reduce footfall and control infection, even close family members are deemed “...
Pledges of help, but questions and anger, too, for Lebanon after Beirut blast
THE Beirut explosion is a “devastating tragedy”, a statement from the Anglican diocese of Jerusalem says.
In a joint statement, the Archbishop, the Most Revd Suheil Dawani, and the Bishop, the Very Revd Hosam Naoum, said last week that the people ...
Japanese Christians remember end of Second World War with ‘peace, trust, and hope’
A MESSAGE of trust and hope — and determination not to repeat the mistakes of the past — has come from the Anglican Church in Japan, Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK), as 75 years are reached since the close of the Second World War.
Like other planned even...
Church firms struggle to stay afloat
CHURCH–focused businesses have spoken of adapting to the challenges posed by the coronavirus. Most say that they feel “optimistic” about the future; but one well-known firm, Mander Organs, has gone into liquidation.
Sales within the retail sector...