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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

Prayer response to Turkey airport terror attack

Last night’s terror attack at Istanbul International Airport has been met with a wave of prayer from Anglican and other Christian leaders.

29 June 2016

Delight at de-mining operation at site of Jesus' Baptism

The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem has spoken of his “delight” at news that the approach to the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism is to be de-mined.

29 June 2016

Call for unity as Brexit vote sparks racist attacks

Church leaders have criticised the rise in racist abuse and attacks in the UK following last week’s historic referendum decision to withdraw from the European Union.

28 June 2016


The enthronement of Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit


From swords to plough-shares in Indianapolis Peace Garden

Outside St Alban’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis, dozens of white crosses stand as a memorial to murder victims, surrounded by crops that will provide fresh food for a needy neighbourhood.

Let Your Kingdom Come

The Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit was enthroned as the sixth Archbishop of Kenya and Bishop of the Diocese of All Saints Cathedral Diocese on Sunday 3 July.

This is the text of his Charge / sermon that he delivered during the service in Nairobi’s All Saints Cathedral.