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/ 18 May 2015

24-7 prayer week at St Paul’s Cathedral launched

The Bishop of London has launched the Diocese of London’s week of prayer, in the Chapel of St Michael and George, within St Paul’s Cathedral.


/ 18 May 2015

Church of England launches national conversation about death and dying

GraveTalk, provides resources for a café space in which churches provide a relaxed environment for people to explore questions about death and dying, funerals and loss.


Creative Christians view Bill Viola's Martyrs
/ 13 May 2015

Creatives meet for art and conversation at St Paul’s Cathedral

More than 50 people from the Creative 2020 Network recently attended a private view, conversation and meditation on the Bill Viola installation – Martyrs, at St Paul’s Cathedral organised by the Creative Arts team, as part of Capital Vision 2020.


The Bishop of Berlin with the Bishop of London and the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul's
/ 13 May 2015

Bishop of Berlin made Honorary Canon of St Paul’s during visit to Diocese of London

The Bishop of Berlin, Bishop Dr Markus Droege, visited the Diocese of London to be installed as an Honorary Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral by the Bishop of London.


The Revd Ralph Williamson and the Bishop of London, Richard Chartres
/ 13 May 2015

New Vicar for St Peter’s Eaton Square

The Bishop of London was joined by over 350 guests at St Peter’s Eaton Square in central London, as he led proceedings at the Collation and Induction of the Revd Ralph Williamson as the 12th Vicar of the parish.


Geoffrey Hunter Speaks to start the event
/ 7 May 2015

Opening churches to wider communities

Delegates gather at St John’s Hyde Park to discuss the theology and reality of opening churches to the community in new and creative ways.


/ 7 May 2015

Stand up for Jesus: Greater London clergy to learn comedy techniques at ExCeL’s ‘ideal church show’

Clergy from Greater London are being invited to learn professional techniques of stand-up comedy at the upcoming Christian Resources Exhibition International (19/22 May, ExCeL, London).


Richard Gough, General Secretary and Chief Operating Officer

Richard Gough: new General Secretary

Richard Gough has accepted the Bishop of London’s invitation to be the new General Secretary.


The Bishop of London with the Revd David Ingall at the launch of the new worshipping community at St Sepulchre's
/ 1 May 2015

The revival of the See of Islington

We have received the good news from the Dioceses Commission that the See of Islington is to be revived. The Archbishop of Canterbury endorsed the proposal submitted to the Commission as, “essential to the future development of the evangelistic work of the Church of England.”


/ 30 April 2015

CofE national investing bodies and the transition to a low carbon economy

The Church Commissioners and The Church of England Pensions Board have today announced the £12million divestment from thermal coal and tar sands.


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