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Found 9 resource(s) in 'News', for May 2021.
News (all stories) for May 2021Church of England backs VaccinAid campaign Majority of mourners during pandemic unable to say goodbye properly Leaseholders face crippling bills for problem they did not create – bishops react Bishop of London welcomes plan to make non-fatal strangulation a crime C of E to provide National Professional Qualification for school leadership C of E responds... (1759 words)
Church of England backs VaccinAid campaign– to ‘Give the World a Shot’ to help defeat Covid-19 The Church of England is supporting the ‘VaccinAid’ campaign which aims to help fund the biggest vaccination drive in history. Led by UNICEF UK, with the online fundraising platform Crowdfunder, the campaign offers people a practical way to give thanks for their Covid-19 vaccination,... (360 words)
Majority of mourners during pandemic– unable to say goodbye properly, research finds More than half of young adults have lost someone close to them over the past year, with this age group most active in helping to comfort the bereaved and organise funerals, according to new research by the Church of England on the impact of the pandemic. People... (282 words)
Leaseholders face crippling bills for problem they did not create– bishops react The Bishop of St Albans, Alan Smith, together with the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, and Bishop of Kensington, Graham Tomlin, have spoken of their regret at the recent vote in the Commons removing an amendment to the Fire Safety Bill, to protect leaseholders from the cost of replacing dangerous cladding.... (238 words)
Bishop of London welcomes plan to make non-fatal strangulation a crimeFollowing the recent announcement that the Government will introduce an amendment to the Domestic Abuse Bill to make non-fatal strangulation a specific criminal offence punishable by five years’ imprisonment, the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, said: “It is extremely welcome news that the Government is acting to criminalise strangulation through the Domestic Abuse Bill. “I look... (138 words)
C of E to provide National Professional Qualification– for school leadership in partnership with Catholic Church The Department for Education has recently announced that a partnership between The Church of England and the Catholic Church will provide part of the Government’s reformed National Professional Qualification training for teachers from September 2021. The new National Professional Qualifications will provide training for teachers in different areas... (139 words)
C of E responds to child sexual abuse reportThe Church of England has recently published a detailed response to the recommendations of the IICSA (Independent Inquiry Child Sexual Abuse) report from October 2020. The response includes an admission that “the Church of England failed to protect some children and young people from sexual predators within their midst.” It goes on: “While the Church... (129 words)
C of E Pensions Board publishes first annual Stewardship ReportThe Church of England Pensions Board (CEPB), which represents £3 billion AUM and supports 41,000 pension scheme members, has published its first annual Stewardship Report. The Report has shown how it seeks to drive real world impact through its leadership and collaborative approach on climate change and extractive industries. This is the first Pensions Board report... (157 words)
Give Thanks appeal raises funds for vulnerable peopleChristian Aid’s latest appeal, which enables people to give thanks for their Covid-19 vaccine and help others in crisis across the world, has raised £130,000. Many people in the UK are feeling a sense of relief as loved ones receive their vaccines. Christian Aid’s Give Thanks appeal encourages people to pass the blessing on, by helping... (124 words)
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