Church of England

Census: Christians a minority in England; non-religious grow

"Fewer than half the people in England and Wales consider themselves Christian, according to the most recent census — the first time a minority of the population has followed the country's official religion." - RNS

More: In England and Wales, Christianity Falls Below Half the Population - CToday

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Report: Church of England Failed to Tackle Child Sex Abuse

"The Church of England failed to protect children and young people from sexual predators for decades, preferring instead to safeguard its own reputation, and created a culture where abusers were able to hide, an independent report said Tuesday." - C.Leaders

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Church of England apologizes for saying sex outside of marriage “falls short of God's design”

“We as Archbishops, alongside the bishops of the Church of England, apologize and take responsibility for releasing a statement last week which we acknowledge has jeopardised trust,” the archbishops said in a statement, according to Belfast Telegraph. “We are very sorry and recognize the division and hurt this has caused.” - Christian Post

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Church of England: marriages remain valid after gender transition

"The marriage of worshipers who transition to a different gender will still be valid, the Church of England has said. The position extends only to worshipers who were in an opposite-sex relationship at the time of their marriage, it clarified." - Christian Post

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