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"Church must learn lessons" says Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop Justin Welby has said an independent report into sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading.”

22 June 2017

Director of next Lambeth Conference appointed

The Anglican Communion has announced the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer for the 2020 Lambeth Conference - Phil George, currently Executive Director of  the New Wine network of churches in the UK.  

22 June 2017

St Anselm's class of 2017 commissioned

Thirty-three members of the St Anselm’s community at Lambeth Palace finished their year together with a special service of celebration and commissioning on Tuesday.

21 June 2017

Questions about evangelism? Why not #AskTheArchbishop

Archbishop Justin Welby will answer questions about evangelism tomorrow in a question and answer session hosted on Twitter.

31 May 2017

Prayer and solidarity after another terror attack on Coptic Christians

Anglican church leaders have expressed their prayerful solidarity with the Coptic Church after the latest terror attack in Egypt.

30 May 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 of Canterbury's praise for "bridge-building" Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby,  has concluded his longest pastoral visit to a diocese outside the Church of England by praising the Archbishop of Jerusalem's "bridge-building" work between Israelis and Palestinians.

15 May 2017

Church caught up in conflict now a 'symbol of renewal and life'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has described the imminent re-opening of St Peter's Anglican Church in Jaffa as a story of hope. The church has been closed since the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. The Diocese of Jerusalem is now working on renovating it, with hopes that worship will soon resume there.

12 May 2017

Archbishop talks of suffering during sermon at St George's Cathedral in Jerusalem

The experience of the church in this region has been of a suffering church for centuries. Sometimes life has been better, sometimes it is less bad. But the nature of suffering is that when it is happening it is all consuming.

08 May 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury on first visit to Gaza

Archbishop Justin Welby, accompanied by the Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, Archbishop Suheil Dawani, has visited two hospitals in Gaza City, led worship in the chapel of the city’s Anglican hospital and met members of Gaza’s Christian community on the third day of his official trip to the Holy Land. 

05 May 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.