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Church of England to pump £3.6bn into parishes and fund more social action
Money will support projects such as food banks, as church seeks to ‘raise its game in its service to the nation’

Harriet Sherwood and Kalyeena Makortoff

11, May, 2022 @3:51 PM

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Former Oxford college dean and senior cleric to leave Church of England
Martyn Percy cited a ‘parlous state of safeguarding’ and ‘culture of bullying and harassment’ in the church

Harriet Sherwood

10, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Apology, 800 years on, for laws that expelled Jews from England
Church service to mark eight centuries since Synod of Oxford brings together chief rabbi, senior Anglicans and a Roman Catholic bishop

Harriet Sherwood

08, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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God’s own gardens: why churchyards are some of our wildest nature sites
Peaceful, unpolluted and often left untouched for centuries, a growing green church movement is helping these havens of biodiversity thrive

Alexander Turner

06, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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St Paul’s Cathedral to admit girls to choir for first time in 900 years
First girls will join in 2025 after boarding school facilities have been expanded

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

05, May, 2022 @5:00 PM

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PMQs live: Boris Johnson refuses to apologise to archbishop of Canterbury after criticising his stance on Rwanda policy – as it happened
Prime minister refuses to apologise for reported comments about archbishop of Canterbury and denies criticising BBC’s Ukraine coverage

Andrew Sparrow

20, Apr, 2022 @6:29 PM

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No 10 goes into battle with archbishops over Rwanda asylum plan
Downing Street refuses to deny PM told MPs archbishops were being unfairly critical as church figures defend Justin Welby

Peter Walker, Geneva Abdul and Tobi Thomas

20, Apr, 2022 @6:16 PM

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Rwanda plan is ‘against the judgment of God’, says archbishop of Canterbury
Leader of the Church of England attacks asylum scheme as charities stress that children could be among those shipped to Africa

Michael Savage Policy Editor & Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

16, Apr, 2022 @9:30 PM

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The Guardian view on the Church of England and Jesus College: misreading history | Editorial
Editorial: A plaque memorialising a slave trader has no place in a modern venue for Christian worship


14, Apr, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Cambridge college spent £120,000 in failed bid to remove slave trader plaque
Master of Jesus College Sonita Alleyne defends decision to fight legal case despite court defeat

Sally Weale Education correspondent

14, Apr, 2022 @12:55 PM

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The Church of England promised to tackle racial injustice. Why is it defending a slave trader’s memory? | Sonita Alleyne
At Jesus College, our student body is more diverse than ever – a memorial to Tobias Rustat has no place in our chapel, says college master Sonita Alleyne

Sonita Alleyne

14, Apr, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Justin Welby backs removal of slave trader memorial in Cambridge college
Archbishop of Canterbury says Church of England has long way to go on journey towards racial justice

Sally Weale Education correspondent

13, Apr, 2022 @6:47 AM

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