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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



“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.