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Bishop welcomes proposed plastic ban

The Church of England’s lead bishop on the environment endorses the United Kingdom's Government environment initiatives.

20 April 2018

Justin Welby breaks ground on new library

Archbishop of Canterbury breaks ground for Lambath Palace Library to house its historical colelction and provide better access to public.

20 April 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury convenes high-level Commonwealth freedom of religion discussion

Parliamentarians and religious leaders from 11 countries gathered at Lambeth Palace for two-days of discussions on religious freedom.

19 April 2018

Faith leaders call for urgent climate change action at Commonwealth heads of government meeting

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams and other faith leaders urge Commonwealth heads to turn “words into action” on climate change.

18 April 2018

World Council of Churches calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement urging the international community to end the cycle of violence in Syria.

17 April 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury urges Commonwealth to put words into action

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks about the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in a sermon on Sunday.

16 April 2018

British Anglicans visit Syrian officials hours after Western airstrikes

Former Bishop of Exeter amongst a group of British Christian leaders to visit to officials in Damascus hours after Western airstrikes.

16 April 2018

Church in Wales calls for “concerted diplomatic action” over Syria chemical weapons attack

The Governing Body of the Church in Wales has called for “concerted diplomatic action” following the chemical attack in Douma.

13 April 2018

Young English adults still value church weddings, survey shows

Church of England research suggests that almost three quarters of unmarried adults under the age of 35 still dream of getting married.

12 April 2018

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

The President of Nigeria held a meeting today with Archbishop of Canterbury and the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.

11 April 2018

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Bishop Ellinah on ending gender-based violence

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.