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Cathedral bells to ring out in solidarity with refugees

The bells of St. Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, will be ringing on March 19 to signal solidarity with immigrants.

13 March 2017

Archbishop Mouneer Anis and the new area Bishop in a pastoral visit to North Africa

Archbishop Mouneer Anis and Bishop Samy Fawzy are currently visiting North Africa, Tunisia and Algeria, for a pastoral visit. The aim of the visit is to introduce the new Area Bishop for North Africa to the churches in  North Africa as well as ecumenical partners. 

09 March 2017

Bishop Rachel Treweek releases film to help women ex-offenders

The Church of England's first female diocesan bishop has spoken of her hope of helping women ex-offenders rebuild their lives and self esteem in a new short film recorded to mark International Women's Day earlier this week.

09 March 2017

Scholarships available to enable Anglicans from the developing world to study at King's College, London

The Trustees aim to award the scholarship to a student who is unable to obtain an education at this level in their own country and whose own financial situation would make study in London difficult.

08 March 2017

The Bishop of Gloucester raises issue of gender equality at House of Lords

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, has marked International Women’s Day with an event to promote gender equality.

08 March 2017

Tens of thousands of people have been involved in a mission in the Diocese of Durham

Twenty five Bishops and their teams from the northern half of The Church of England led by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, have taken part in four days of mission and celebration called ‘Talking Jesus.’ 

06 March 2017

Weekend of Mission by Bishops in north of England

In a service held in Durham Cathedral, twenty five Bishops and their teams from the northern half of The Church of England have been commissioned by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu to ‘Go out and spread the word’ in communities across the Diocese of Durham.

03 March 2017

Book launch of "Out of the Depths: Hope in Times of Suffering"

A new book, designed as a theological resource to help those who are undergoing persecution – and to develop a wider understanding of the issue - has been published by the Anglican Inter Faith Network.

28 February 2017

Global gathering of Bishops in northern England

Senior bishops from seven countries with partnership links to the Diocese of Leeds in northern England will meet together for the first time next month.

24 February 2017

Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem rededicates a church in northern Israel, closed for nearly 80 years

A service of rededication has taken place at St Saviour’s Church, in Acre in northern Israel, which was closed in the late 1940s.

23 February 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.