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Church of England unveils £24 million national investment in new churches and evangelism

The Church of England has announced grants of £24.4 million in the latest tranche of its Renewal and Reform programme funding.

04 January 2018

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



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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.