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Synod: Archbishops defend LLF and warn of post-pandemic changes
“PLEASE do not simplify the complicated,” the Archbishop of Canterbury has urged, in response to the first wave of contention over the Living in Love and Faith (LLF) resources.
Speaking during his presidential address at the General Synod — held f...
Public worship can restart in all tiers once lockdown ends
CHURCHES are to reopen for public worship when the lockdown ends on 2 December, the Prime Minister has confirmed.
Speaking in the House of Commons on Monday afternoon, Mr Johnson announced a harsher tier system to replace the lockdown. More areas ...
MPs and retired bishops add their voices to church-opening plea
A GROUP of 70 cross-party MPs and peers, including the former Bishop of London, the Rt Revd Lord Chartres, have urged the Prime Minister to guarantee that churches will be open “as soon as possible”, or certainly by Christmas.
Later today, the Pri...
Archbishop of Canterbury to take three-month sabbatical in 2021
THE Archbishop of Canterbury is to take a three-month sabbatical next year to conduct “further study on reconciliation” in Cambridge and the United States, Lambeth Palace has announced.
Archbishop Welby had been due to take a sabbatical after the ...
Charities and church leaders aghast at prospect of foreign aid cut
ALMOST 200 British humanitarian, development, and domestic charities have called on the Prime Minister not to cut the UK’s foreign aid budget.
They were responding to strong hints that next week’s spending review by the Chancellor of the Exchequer...