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Appointment of Catherine Pepinster as the UK Development Officer for the Anglican Centre in Rome

The former Editor of The Tablet, Catherine Pepinster, has been appointed as the UK Development Officer for the Anglican Centre in Rome.

20 April 2017

CMS missionaries complete 28 year project to publish whole Bible in central Kurdish Sorani language

A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, have completed the first ever translation of the whole Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language.

 

19 April 2017

Queen Elizabeth distributes Royal Maundy money at Leicester Cathedral

Queen Elizabeth II has distributed ceremonial pouches of coins to 182 men and women in a Maundy Thursday ceremony that dates back to the 13th Century.

13 April 2017

Easter Message from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem

An Easter Message from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem.

13 April 2017

Easter Message from the Anglican and Roman Catholic Primates of Ireland

An Easter Message from the Anglican and Roman Catholic Primates of Ireland, Archbishops Richard Clarke and Eamon Martin.

13 April 2017

A selection of Easter Messages from Anglican Primates

A selection of Easter Messages from some of the Primates of the Anglican provinces.

13 April 2017

Archbishop’s flotilla to reclassification of England’s largest parish church

The Archbishop of York will head towards England’s largest parish church on a lifeboat next month as he bestows Minster status on Holy Trinity, Hull.

12 April 2017

Anglicans join global wave of solidarity after Palm Sunday Coptic bombings

Anglican leaders have added their voices to the global wave of solidarity that followed the deadly Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic churches.

11 April 2017

Archbishops launch review of English cathedrals’ governance

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have set up a working group to examine the governance of the Church of England’s cathedrals.

10 April 2017

Palm Sunday massacre: 44 dead as Daesh targets Coptic Pope

At least 44 people have been killed after terrorists linked to Daesh detonated bombs at two Coptic churches in Egypt.

10 April 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.