2021 news archive

  1. View of earth from space with the words Global Britain in a competitive age

    Statement from Church leaders on the UK Government announcement on warhead numbers


    NEWS - Church leaders across 7 denominations have today issued a statement following the publication of the Government’s integrated review of foreign and defence policies

    3 min read
  2. Brick built building with many windows

    Archbishops launch new Commission on Families and Households


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have today announced a new commission to explore what support families and households need to flourish in today’s society.

    5 min read
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    A National Day of Reflection for the first anniversary of lockdown


    NEWS - The Church of England, Marie Curie, Hope UK, Care for the Family, Ataloss and many charities and organisations across the UK, will join forces on Tuesday 23rd  March for a National Day of Reflection to commemorate the first anniversary of the nationwide Coronavirus lockdown. 

    3 min read
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    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Statement regarding The Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria


    COMMENT -  A message in support of the Archbishop of Canterbury's statement regarding Archbishop Ndukuba of Nigeria.

    1 min read
  5. Exterior of York Minster from the air

    York Minster’s Grand Organ returns at heart of worship


    NEWS - York Minster’s newly refurbished Grand Organ will be blessed on Sunday (7 March) and played at services throughout Lent following the completion of work on a once-a-century project.

    3 min read
  6. Concentric blue rings with Thy Kingdom Come written across the centre

    Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement set to unveil plans for this year at virtual launch event


    NEWS - Thy Kingddom Come will host a virtual launch event to unveil plans for this year on Tuesday 9 March

    4 min read
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    General Synod Address on progress of Vision and Strategy – February 2021


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York's General Synod Address on the progress of Vision and Strategy

    11 min read
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    Responding to the Housing Crisis


    COMMENT - The Archbishop has today written in the Church Times about the housing crisis and the need for homes where people can feel secure, safe and able to flourish. The article follows in full...

    5 min read
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    Dear England: Finding Hope, Taking Heart and Changing the World


    NEWS - In his latest book, the Archbishop of York writes a letter to the country on why the Christian narrative still makes sense today 

    4 min read
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    Church must play key role in national effort to solve housing crisis, says Archbishops’ Commission


    NEWS - The Church of England should lead by example, including delivering more truly affordable homes on its own land, to help solve the housing crisis, says a landmark report published today by the Archbishops’ Commission on Housing, Church and Community.

    8 min read