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Bishop says that the Church has forgotten the poor

An English bishop has accused priests of deserting the nation's poor and working class areas.

04 August 2017

Soldiers on flood-relief duty given sanctuary in local church

A platoon of soldiers has taken up residence in a church in north-west England – but the troops are not part of an invasion force – they are helping to alleviate the effects of severe flooding that has impacted north-east England.

11 December 2015

England: Archbishop of Melanesia to visit Blackburn Church

Archbishop David is visiting the UK for 12 days from 25th June to 7th July

18 June 2014

Maundy recipients gather for service in Blackburn

88 men and 88 women are preparing to receive Maundy Money from Queen Elizabeth I at Blackburn Cathedral as part of an ancient British tradition.  

04 April 2014

Blackburn Diocese Team Head to Vanuatu

This week personnel from Blackburn Diocesan Board of Education travel to Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean

13 November 2013



“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa


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.