Week commencing 19th June 2023

The BBC reports on the sacking of the Church of England’s panel looking into how safeguarding processes can be made independent. After the Archbishop’s Council axed two experts from the panel, abuse survivor discusses how the Church seems ‘less safe’.

The Guardian carries the news that the Church of England has made the decision to divest of fossil fuel based companies over businesses ditching climate targets.

The Guardian also reports a rise in temple visits by young people who are unemployed and seeking spiritual assistance in China.