A statement from the Bishop of Peterborough regarding Christopher Goble

A statement from the Bishop of Peterborough regarding Christopher Goble

Christopher Goble was sentenced on 11/12/2019 at Warwick Crown Court after pleading guilty to offences involving indecent images of children. He was sentenced to 20 months’ imprisonment, has a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for 10 years and will be on the Sex Offenders Register for 10 years. Between 2002 and 2008, he served as a […]

Churches urged to respond well to domestic abuse

Churches urged to respond well to domestic abuse

Responding Well to Domestic Abuse: Policy and Practice Guidance Church communities are being urged to address the issue of domestic abuse and raise awareness of its impact on adults and children. The updated practice guidance and policy from the House of Bishops, published today by the Church of England, encourages churches to become places of […]

Good safeguarding integral to mission of Church

Good safeguarding integral to mission of Church

A resource to help local churches do some theological thinking around safeguarding has been published today by the Faith and Order Commission (FAOC), in response to a request by the lead bishop for safeguarding, the Rt Rev Paul Butler. Approved by the House of Bishops last month, the document is aimed at Christian communities who […]