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Found 10 resource(s) in 'News', for August 2022.
News (all stories) for August 2022Here you can download all of the News stories for August in one document. (14 words)
DEC Ukraine Humanitarian AppealIn this month of holidays and summer travel, it is awful to think that the crisis in Ukraine simply goes on. More than 13 million people have fled their homes. Millions of families have been separated, people have been injured and killed, and their homes blown up. Critical infrastructure such as health facilities, water supplies... (190 words)
The Ukrainian Church and MoscowWho is leading the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC)? It depends on who you talk to. The Moscow Patriarchate has recently reaffirmed its jurisdiction over the UOC, denying claims that the Church has severed its ties with Moscow. The Russian Holy Synod said: “We note with regret the continuing pressure on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church from... (143 words)
Church Commissioners find historic links to transatlantic slaveryThe Church Commissioners for England has learned from research it commissioned that Queen Anne’s Bounty, a predecessor fund of the Church Commissioners’ £10.1 billion endowment, had links with transatlantic chattel slavery. The Church Commissioners has said it is “deeply sorry for its predecessor fund’s links with transatlantic chattel slavery”. In the 18th century, Queen Anne’s... (295 words)
Bishops’ letter to The Times on the Rwanda asylum policyAll of the current Lords Spiritual have recently signed a letter to The Times voicing alarm about the Government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda. The Bishops wrote in their letter that “this policy should shame us as a nation.” They went on: “Our Christian heritage should inspire us to treat asylum seekers with... (189 words)
Bradford changed by ‘Culture’ winWhen Bradford was recently named the UK’s City of Culture for 2025, it had an immediate effect on the Bishop of Bradford, as well as the city. The Rt Revd Dr Toby Howarth said he could not remember ever “being hugged by so many as together, the realisation dawned that our trajectory as a city... (165 words)
Conflict in the Church “inevitable”There will always be fights within the Church. It is “inevitable”. So says the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. “The Church is full of people, people are full of conflict, and so the Church is full of conflict”. But Justin Welby says he has learned that the Church need not shy away from this. Rather,... (244 words)
A third of reports using hand car wash app indicate potential labour exploitationOne in three reports by motorists using a pioneering app to gather information on modern slavery in hand car washes have indicated potential labour exploitation, according to recent figures. The Clewer Initiative’s Safe Car Wash App, which allows drivers to respond to a check list of key factors that may suggest modern slavery or labour... (258 words)
The builders move in on Church HouseHave you started any home improvements this summer? So has the Church of England. It has launched a complete renovation of Church House Westminster and won’t finish until sometime next year. Church House will upgrade its 22,000 square feet of office space, create hybrid working arrangements, and offer new opportunities to increase income from outside... (144 words)
Good news for musical young peopleChildren and young people have been the focus of this year’s grants from the Cathedral Music Trust (CMT). A total of £400,000 has been awarded to choral foundations in the UK to enable young people to participate in cathedral music. The individual attention from an experienced vocal trainer, as well as the change to build... (70 words)
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