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Celebrations held to mark intra-provincial diocesan companion links

Some long-established companion links between dioceses in the Anglican Communion are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

22 June 2018

Former Bishop of Chester implicated in abuse allegations

Cheshire Constabulary has published a report detailing abuse allegations against Bishop Hubert Victor Whitsey, the former Bishop of Chester.

17 October 2017

Women bishops are the "new normal"

In an interview with the Independent newspaper, the first female bishop to be consecrated by the Church of England has opened up about her “remarkable” year and spoken of her delight that the ordination of women is becoming the “new normal.”

25 January 2016

Bishop Libby Lane installed at Chester Cathedral

The first woman bishop in the history of the Church of England was formally installed as the eighth Bishop of Stockport on Sunday.

09 March 2015

The Revd Libby Lane Announced as Bishop of Stockport

Downing street have today announced that the new Bishop of Stockport – and the first woman bishop in the Church of England 

17 December 2014

 

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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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.