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First Persian woman to be ordained to the episcopate consecrated in Canterbury Cathedral

The first Persian woman to become a bishop was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning during a service in his Cathedral.

30 November 2017

Anglican primates leave Canterbury “refreshed and renewed” after “best” Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of 33 Anglican provinces are returning to their home churches “refreshed and renewed” after this week’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury.

06 October 2017

Anglican primates’ discussions focus on evangelism and discipleship

A discussion by Anglican primates about evangelism and discipleship strategies was so lively, it continued through the lunch break.

04 October 2017

Anglican leaders head to the Communion’s “Mother Church” for 2017 Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of most of the 39 provinces of the Anglican Communion have begun arriving in England ahead of next week’s Primates’ Meeting

29 September 2017

Archbishops of Canterbury and York issue letter after Synod vote

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to members of the General Synod of the Church of England setting out the next steps following this week’s vote at Synod not to “take note” of a report on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships.

17 February 2017

New Bishops visit Anglican Communion Office

Nearly 30 new Anglican Bishops from around the world are spending today in London, visiting Lambeth Palace and the Anglican Communion Office, as part of a course at Canterbury Cathedral, to teach them the ropes of being a Bishop

02 February 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Christmas Sermon

The sermon preached by Archbishop Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral on the morning of Christmas Day. 

25 December 2016

New steps on an ancient pilgrimage: Together from Canterbury to Rome

Commnuniqué from the International Anglican Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission following the Iarccum Summit, 30 September - 7 October 2016

07 October 2016

Bishops begin journey towards Eco Diocese status

The UK-based Christian environmental charity A Rocha is expanded its already-successful Eco Church award scheme and is now looking to recognise Eco Dioceses.

22 September 2016

Archbishop of Canterbury's XI beat Pope Francis' cricket team

The third annual cricket match between the Vatican’s St Peter’s Cricket Team and the Church of England’s Archbishop’s XI ended with victory for the Anglicans.

14 September 2016

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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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.