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Church leaders respond to martyrdom of Father Jacques Hamel

Church leaders have been responding to yesterday’s murder of French Roman Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel.

27 July 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury's New Advisor for Reconciliation

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has announced the appointment of Sarah Snyder as his new advisor for reconciliation.

27 July 2016

France at war with Daesh as Catholic priest murdered

French anti-terror police are investigating an attack on a church in Saint-Etienne du Rouvray in which the priest was killed and another worshiper seriously injured.

26 July 2016

Archbishop Welby welcomes refugee community sponsorship scheme

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has welcomed a new UK-government scheme to allow community groups in the country to directly sponsor a refugee family.

19 July 2016

C of E conclude "shared conversations" on human sexuality

Members of the Church of England’s General Synod have concluded two days of informal talks on human sexuality.

13 July 2016

Archbishop calls for end to violence in South Sudan

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has issued an impassioned appeal for the leaders in South Sudan to cease hostilities immediately and accept mediation.

12 July 2016

Christians urged to "build generous forward looking country"

The C of E's General Synod has called on all members of the Church to “play their part” in the “common task of building a generous and forward looking country”.

08 July 2016

Archbishop Welby speaks of "traumatic and dynamic changes" following Brexit vote

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has described the campaign leading up to the UK’s Brexit vote as “unacceptable”.

06 July 2016

Encountering God in the Storm: Anglicans consult on climate justice

Anglicans from around the world are gathering in Fiji this week for an international consultation on climate justice. 

05 July 2016

New Archbishop of Kenya enthroned

Thousands of Anglicans from Kenya and beyond yesterday attended the enthronement of their new archbishop, the Most Revd Dr Jackson Ole Sapit at the All Saints Cathedral in Nairobi.

04 July 2016


World Day of Prayer for Creation


Archbishop of Wales to step down in January

The longest serving Primate in the Anglican Communion, Archbishop of Wales Dr Barry Morgan, will retire at the end of January.

Formalities and celebrations as Burundi's new Archbishop installed

The new Archbishop of Burundi, the Most Revd Martin Blaise Nyaboho, was installed on Sunday at a service in which legal formalities were mixed with a sense of real celebration.