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Domestic abuse happens in churches too: new research highlights churchgoers’ experience

New research into domestic abuse amongst churchgoers shows that one in four people have experienced abuse in their current relationship.

21 March 2018

“God loves you more than you will ever know” – church leaders’ united message for Cumbrians

Churches across a north-west English county have taken part in what is probably the largest-ever ecumenical regional-missions in the UK.

12 March 2018

Cumbrian church is site of Britain’s first African settlement

Researchers from the BBC have identified a north Cumbrian church as being on the site of the first ever recorded settlement of African people in Britain.

22 July 2016

North English vicar to run London Marathon

A Team Vicar from Cumbria in the north-west of England is set to raise thousands of pounds for a heart charity by running the London Marathon.

16 March 2016

Bishop of Carlisle appointed to royal role

The Bishop of Carlisle has been appointed to an historic royal role.


17 November 2014

Surprise wedding tops off christening celebrations

A couple wowed a congregation with a surprise wedding – just 15 minutes after their baby’s baptism.

04 September 2013

Bishop urges Christian generosity 'to give the blood that flows through your veins'

Bishop urges Christian generosity 'to give the blood that flows through your veins'

The Bishop of Carlisle today urged Christians to consider giving more than money in a new campaign launched jointly with the NHS and Churches.

28 January 2013



Bishop Mouneer Anis previews Lambeth Conference 2020


Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.