Day Conference 2023

On Saturday 10 June 2023, the Ecclesiastical Law Society’s Thirty-fifth Annual Conference took place at St Peter’s Eaton Square in London.

Introducing Ordinands to Canon Law

The Revd Stephen Coleman, trustee of the ELS, and the Revd Russell Dewhurst, Communications Officer, have been introducing ordinands to the canon law of the Church of England at TEIs (Theological Education Institutions) across the Church of England.

The Coronation of His Majesty the King

To mark the Coronation, the ELS and Cambridge University Press have published ‘The established nature of the Church of England: a collection of essays to mark the Coronation of King Charles III.’

Lecture by the Rt Revd Humphrey Southern

In March 2023, the Rt Revd Humphrey Southern gave a lecture to the Ecclesiastical Law Society, entitled ‘Called on the Mountain to serve on the Plain – Priorities for Ministry Formation.’

The death of Her Majesty the Queen

Members of the Ecclesiastical Law Society mourn the loss of Queen Elizabeth the Second, who has been an inspirational Christian leader for as long as many of us can remember. May she rest in peace. We pray for the whole Royal Family in mourning, and especially for the...

Principles of Canon Law 2022 available for purchase and download

The Principles of Canon Law Common to the Churches of the Anglican Communion (Second Edition, 2022) are now available for purchase in hard copy here, and in PDF format for download here. Since 2008, the Principles have been used in academic research, ecumenical...