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A Service of Lament and Thanksgiving for Grenfell Tower Victims

Family and friends gathered at a West London church on Thursday for a memorial service to remember the  victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster. A fire at the tower block in June left at least 80 people dead.

28 July 2017

Worldwide preparations ahead of Thy Kingdom Come global prayer campaign

Hundreds of thousands of Christians of all denominations are preparing to take part in the international prayer initiative “Thy Kingdom Come” which starts next week.

18 May 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

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

Church leaders offer prayers after deadly attack in Westminster

The Archbishops of York and Canterbury have offered prayers for those affected by the attack in Westminster which left four people dead and many injured. 

23 March 2017

Archbishops call on Christians to repent of differences

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches, in a joint statement reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

19 January 2017

Archbishop Sentamu renews call for Zimbabwe's President Mugabe to step down

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has repeated his call for the President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, to step down.

03 August 2016

EU referendum: Statement by Archbishops of Canterbury and York

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the Archbishop of York John Sentamu have issued this joint statement today after the UK voted to leave the European Union.

24 June 2016

Orlando shooting: "Words of condolence have little value"

The Bishop of Central Florida, the Rt Revd Gregory Brewer, has responded to this weekend’s shooting at an Orlando nightclub by acknowledging that “words of condolence have little value”. 

13 June 2016

Royal celebration of 150 years of Reader ministry

The Queen’s husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, joined more than 600 lay Readers at a service in London last week to celebrate 150 years of Reader Ministry. Prince Philip was the guest of honour at All Soul’s Langham Place, in London, for the service which was led by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. The Preacher was the Bishop of Sodor and Man.

09 May 2016

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.

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.