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Anglican resources to strengthen the Bible in the life of the Church

A new collection of resources to strengthen and support the use of the Bible in the life of the Church has been published by the Anglican Communion.

29 September 2016

Faith leaders unite in call for UK action on refugees

Anglicans have joined other faith leaders to call on the British government “urgently to revise its policy towards refugees.”

12 September 2016

Welsh hymns given modern make-over

A Welsh vicar has produced a new hymn book to preserve the treasure of traditional Welsh hymns by giving their words a modern twist.

17 August 2016

Former Archbishop turns tables on William Shakespeare

A play written by the former Archbishop of Canterbury and Wales, Rowan Williams, about the “lost years” of celebrated English playwright Williams Shakespeare has opened in a theatre in Wales.

28 July 2016

Churches respond to on-going violence in South Sudan

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has lamented the latest escalation of violence in Juba, South Sudan.

20 July 2016

Anglicans mark World Refugee Day

The number of people displaced from their homes by war and persecution hit a record-breaking 65.3 million people by the end of 2015, the UN said today in a report released to mark World Refugee Day.

20 June 2016

'Understand ISIS' former Archbishop Rowan Williams advises journalists

THE former Archbishop of Canterbury this week (17 November) criticised sections of the media for "dehumanising" Islamic State.

19 November 2015

God 'has never failed me' affirms Mothers' Union president

Head of global movement once called the ‘fifth Instrument of Anglican Unity’ delivers Mary Sumner Lecture in Auckland

22 May 2015

Rowan Williams hails Parliamentary approval of UK aid bill

Christian Aid Chair Dr Rowan Williams has praised Parliamentary commitment for UK to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on aid.

10 March 2015

Rowan Williams To Reflect On The Christian Response To The Suffering Of World War Two On Radio 4

On Sunday March 8, Christian Aid’s 70th anniversary will be marked on Radio 4’s Sunday Worship with a sermon given by the charity’s Chair, Dr Rowan Williams.

04 March 2015


Break the silence, lift the shame, shift the blame


The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

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.