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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

Archbishop of Canterbury speaks in House of Lords about London attack

Speaking in Britain’s Upper Chamber, the House of Lords, about the attack in Westminster on Wednesday, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has paid tribute to victims and first responders, speaking of the “deep values" in British society. 

24 March 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

Anglican Alliance hosts conference call to South Sudan amid famine warning

The Anglican Alliance has hosted a conference call with SUDRA, the relief and development arm of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

21 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury prays with new Primate of Burundi at start of African tour

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been visiting Burundi and Rwanda over the weekend as part of a week-long visit to Africa.

20 February 2017

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury after Synod setback for Bishops' report

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Bishops will go on thinking after the Synod vote on their report on marriage and same sex relationships. 

16 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury calls on churches to be part of "reimagining" a new Britain

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has addressed the rise of far-right politics, the election of President Trump and Britain’s decision to vote to leave the European Union, in his presidential address at the start of the Church of England’s General Synod. 

14 February 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury expresses shock over child migrant change

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is shocked and saddened over a government decision to end a scheme to let unaccompanied migrant children in to the UK. 

10 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury calls on Christians to join global wave of prayer

The Archbishop of Canterbury is encouraging Christians of all denominations to join in with a ten day global prayer initiative “Thy Kingdom Come” from Ascension Day to Pentecost.   

09 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury and Ecumenical Patriarch commit to tackling modern slavery

The Archbishop of Canterbury and His All-Holiness Bartholomew of Constantinople have pledged to fight modern slavery in its various forms.

08 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.