Press Releases


Central Asia clampdown on Christians

Christians in Central Asia are facing worship bans, arrest and torture as Islamic nationalism gains ground in their countries


First independent chair for National Safeguarding Panel

Meg Munn, former MP and Government Minister, with a professional background in child and adult safeguarding issues, has been appointed as the first independent chair of the NSP


China cracks down on religion

Repression worsens for Christians in China


Church in Wales moves ahead on gay marriage

Not permiting gay marriage was "pastorally unsuitable" synod said


Rainbow Eucharist for Wells Cathedral

Announcement of coming event for gay inclusion by Wells Cathedral


Bishop Iker to have cancer surgery

Letter from the Bishop of Fort Worth to his diocese


Church of England bishops' statement on anti-Semitism

Bishops endorse the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, including all examples, without qualification or exemption.


Peace building in Nigeria

Post from US State Dept blog on events in Nigeria


CoE responds to Social Attitudes survey findings

 “The headline figure here only gives us part of the picture" church official says


Church of England numbers at record low

The most recent British Social Attitudes survey reveals that the number of Brits who identify as Church of England has more than halved in the last fifteen years.


Welby issues tax and spend call to fix Britain's broken economy

Urges goverment to hike inheritence, capital gains, dividend and corporation tax rates and give cash grants to young people